Catriona Jones

DR Catriona Jones

Senior Lecturer: Maternal Mental Health

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Department of Nursing

Qualifications

  • BSc (University of Bradford)
  • MSc (University of Hull)
  • PhD (University of Hull)

Summary

Catriona Jones is a Registered Midwife (RM), and a Senior Lecturer in Maternal Mental Health in the Institute for Clinical and Applied Health Research, based in the Faculty of Health Sciences. As a clinical midwife she has worked for NHS Ayrshire and Arran, South Devon Healthcare NHS Trust, and Hull University Teaching Hospital. She has worked at the University since 2004 when she joined as a midwifery lecturer. She holds an honorary contract with the local NHS Trust. Her various roles at the University have included Programme Leader (Midwifery) [2006-2010], Deputy and Acting Lead Midwife for Education [2011-2012] , Research Assistant and Associate [2011 - 2014], Senior Research Fellow in Maternal and Reproductive Health [2014 - 2019] and Midwifery and Child Branch Departmental Research Lead [Ongoing]. Alongside the management and delivery of pre and post registration provision of perinatal mental health across the Faculty of Health Sciences, she has a defined research and publications portfolio in the area of maternal and reproductive health. Since 2008, she has seen many funded research projects through to successful completion in her role as Co-investigator and Principle Investigator. Catriona completed her PhD (Transcending sexualisation: a constructivist grounded theory of asexual self-identity) in 2019.

Undergraduate

Perinatal mental health and illness.

Research and evidence applied to clinical practice.

Complementary and alternative therapies in maternity settings.

The support needs of people identifying as LGBTQIA before, during and after childbirth.

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

Other Girls: a qualitative exploration of teenage mothers views on teen pregnancy in contemporaries

Jones, C., Whitfield, C., Seymour, J., & Hayter, M. (2019). Other Girls: a qualitative exploration of teenage mothers views on teen pregnancy in contemporaries. Sexuality and Culture, 23(3), 760–773. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12119-019-09589-4

Maternal and paternal expectations of antenatal education across the transition to parenthood

Jones, C., Wadephul, F., & Jomeen, J. (2019). Maternal and paternal expectations of antenatal education across the transition to parenthood. British Journal of Midwifery, 27(4), 235-241. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjom.2019.27.4.235

‘Welcome to the World’: parents' experiences of an antenatal nurturing programme

Wadephul, F., Jones, C., & Jomeen, J. (2019). ‘Welcome to the World’: parents' experiences of an antenatal nurturing programme. British Journal of Midwifery, 27(6), 353-361. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjom.2019.27.6.353

Understanding asexual identity as a means to facilitate culturally competent care: a systematic literature review

Jones, C., Hayter, M., & Jomeen, J. (2017). Understanding asexual identity as a means to facilitate culturally competent care: a systematic literature review. Journal of clinical nursing, 26(23-24), 3811-3831. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.13862

Second pregnancy prevention among teenagers

Hayter, M., & Jones, C. (2018). Second pregnancy prevention among teenagers. Community Practitioner, 44-46

Research interests

Maternal mental health.

Psychological wellbeing.

Asexuality/asexual identity development.

Maternal and reproductive health.

The support needs of people identifying as LGBTQIA before, during and after childbirth.

Project

Funder

Grant

Started

Status

Project

Development of a study aimed at building and evaluating an eHealth self management intervention to prevent and reduce maternal distress during pregnancy

Funder

SRIP

Grant

£1,500.00

Started

1 November 2017

Status

Complete

Project

Pregnant women’s engagement with specialist perinatal mental health services.

Funder

NIHR National Institute for Health Research

Grant

£500.00

Started

1 January 2018

Status

Complete