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Joy is a Lecturer in Social Policy with expertise in qualitative and mixed-methods research and a focus on patients' and health professionals' experiences of health, illness and health services. Previous research work has centered around living with chronic illness, patient education and self-management, paediatric end-of-life care and informed consent for surgery. Current research projects include job seekers' experiences of claiming benefits, mental wellbeing in the transition to motherhood and online edcation for teenagers with Type 1 diabetes. Joy studied BA (Hons) Sociology and PhD Health Sciences at the University of Liverpool, graduating in 2010. Following post-doctoral research positions at the Universities of Chester and Liverpool, Joy was a Research Fellow in the Nursing Directorate at the University of Salford in 2014 before joining the School of Society in 2016.
National Institute for Health Research and Policy Research Programme