Dr Catriona Jones

Dr Catriona Jones

Senior Lecturer: Maternal Mental Health

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Department of Midwifery and Child Health

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

The Tokophobia Severity Scale (TSS): measurement model, power and sample size considerations

Martin, C. R., Jones, C., Huang, C., Jomeen, J., Boubert, L., & Marshall, C. A. (in press). The Tokophobia Severity Scale (TSS): measurement model, power and sample size considerations. Journal of reproductive and infant psychology, https://doi.org/10.1080/02646838.2021.1931070

Becoming parents by adoption: a systematic review

Long, T., Jones, C., Jomeen, J., & Martin, C. (2021). Becoming parents by adoption: a systematic review. Journal of Health Visiting, 9(3), 116–127. https://doi.org/10.12968/johv.2021.9.3.116

Fear of childbirth measurement: Appraisal of the content overlap of four instruments

Martin, C., Jones, C., Marshall, C., Huang, C., Reeve, J., Fleming, M., …Jomeen, J. (in press). Fear of childbirth measurement: Appraisal of the content overlap of four instruments. Journal of reproductive and infant psychology, https://doi.org/10.1080/02646838.2020.1861226

Evaluation of a specialist perinatal mental health service

Jones, C., Jomeen, J., Martin, C., Marshall, C., Wadephul, F., & Watson, J. (in press). Evaluation of a specialist perinatal mental health service. European journal for person centered healthcare,

Pregnant with fear

Jones, C., Martin, C., Marshall, C., & Jomeen, J. (2020). Pregnant with fear. Community Practitioner, 93(1), 26-32

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

Crotherapy for pain in labour: public involvement work

Funder

NIHR National Institute for Health Research

Grant

£400.00

Started

1 September 2019

Status

Complete

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