Christopher Sweeney (BSc, BSc (Hons), MPH)

Thesis title: Understanding how new parents respond to childhood illness and use urgent care services within NHS Scotland.

Nursing studies

  • University of Edinburgh
  • Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research and Policy

Contact details

Address

Street

The Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research and Policy
School of Health in Social Sciences, Room 1b31, 5 Forrest Hill

City
Edinburgh
Post code
EH12QL

Background

Health Visitor and Clinical academic fellow.  Previous Practice Development Nurse and Health Visitor in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, and Nurse Activity Manager with Médecins Sans Frontières in South Sudan, Sierra Leone, and Ethiopia. His master's research titled 'Exploring Glasgow parents' views of the Equal Protection from Assault (Scotland) Bill' used a mixed methods approach. The findings were presented at the Community Practitioner and Health Visitor Association conference, published in the Community Practitioner journal, and summarised in a blog for Children 1st. His PhD research explores how new parents respond to childhood illness and make decisions to use urgent care services.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/christopher-j-sweeney  

Twitter: https://twitter.com/sweencj

Researchgate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Christopher-Sweeney-8

CV

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Qualifications

  • 2022 – 2025 PhD, University of Edinburgh 

  • 2017 – 2018 Master of Public Health (merit), University of Glasgow 

  • 2012 – 2013 BSc Hons Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (SCPHN) (2:1), Glasgow Caledonian University 

  • 2011 Diploma in Tropic Nursing, University of Liverpool 

  • 2005 – 2008 BSc Adult Nursing, Bell College

Responsibilities & affiliations

Member of the Community Practitioner editorial advisory board. Peer reviewer for the Community Practitioner and Journal of Health Visiting. PGR rep for Nursing Studies in the University.