School of Health in Social Science

Jo Hockley

Centre for Population Health Sciences,The Usher Institute





Research Interests

  • Pain assessment / management in frail older people
  • Support of care home staff following a death
  • Student involvement in care homes


  • Action research / quality improvement
  • Qualitative approaches and analyses
  • Care Homes
  • Palliative Care

Research background/discipline

  • Nursing
  • Social science

Other information

  • Senior Nurse Researcher with Primary Palliative Care Research Group.
  • Lead, Teaching/research-based care home, City of Edinburgh