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Maternal and Child Health



Dr Anne Grant is leading a study of Health and Social Care Professionals’ Family Focused Practice with Parents who have Mental Illness, their Children and Families in Northern Ireland.

Dr Grant’s research activities focus on implementation, evaluation, and improving health professionals’ family focused practice with parents who have a mental illness or substance use problems, their children and families. Family focused practice refers to interventions which attempt to identify and address the needs of the whole family, including early intervention.

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Dr Grant is open to PhD applications in the fields of:

  • Maternal mental health

  • Intervention design and evaluation, especially in relation to improving services for families when parents have mental illness and/or substance use problems.

All methodological approaches welcome.

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School of Nursing and Midwifery

Dr Anne Grant

 Dr Grant is a Lecturer in the School of Nursing and Midwifery








Research students

PhD Title: Health visitors' family focused practice with mothers who have mental illness in Northern Ireland

Name: Rachel Leonard
Years of Study: Year 2
Country: Northern Ireland

PhD Title: Experiences of mothers with mental illness using social services

Name: Emma McGleenan
Years of Study: Year 1
Country: Northern Ireland

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