Paul is a health psychologist and an applied health and social care researcher. He graduated from Loughborough University in 1985 with a BSc(Hons) in Human Psychology and awarded a PhD at Nottingham University in 1994. Paul has worked in a range of roles including: senior lecturer, applied health services researcher, and as a NHS senior manager in research management and quality assurance. His research publications are predominantly based within primary, community, social and mental health care and previous research has been published in high impact journals such as the British Medical Journal and the British Journal of General Practice. His research assessing the quality of integrated care pathways has impacted upon clinical services in statutory and non-statutory health provider organisations both in the UK and abroad.
Paul’s current research interests are:
Paul’s area of interest include health and concepts of care, research methods and management in health and social care.
Current Administrative Duties
Membership of Professional Organisations
For a full list of Paul’s publications and other activities see: McDonald P