Helen Sisson

Dr Helen Sisson

Lecturer

Faculty and Department

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

Qualifications

  • MSc
  • PhD

Summary

Helen Sisson is a registered child nurse and health visitor who, prior to joining higher education in 2010, was a research nurse undertaking clinical vaccine trials in infants and children.

Her interests remain in child and public health, and she has developed a keen enthusiasm in vaccination.

Helen's teaching and research interests are primarily centred around public health practice, research methods and vaccination.

Her PhD investigated vaccination timeliness in preterm infants across the region.

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

Understanding maternal vaccination

Sisson, H. (2022). Understanding maternal vaccination. Practice Nursing, 33(S4), s11-s14. https://doi.org/10.12968/pnur.2022.33.Sup4.S11

A meta-synthesis study of the key elements involved in childhood vaccine hesitancy

Díaz Crescitelli, M. E., Ghirotto, L., Sisson, H., Sarli, L., Artioli, G., Bassi, M. C., …Hayter, M. (2020). A meta-synthesis study of the key elements involved in childhood vaccine hesitancy. Public health, 180, 38-45. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2019.10.027

Could mandatory vaccinations increase uptake in children?

Sisson, H. (2019). Could mandatory vaccinations increase uptake in children?. Practice Nursing, 30(11), 551-552. https://doi.org/10.12968/pnur.2019.30.11.551

Vaccination uptake and information for parents

Sisson, H. (2019). Vaccination uptake and information for parents. Practice Nursing, 30(8), 396-398. https://doi.org/10.12968/pnur.2019.30.8.396

An integrative review of the influences on decision making of young people about Human Papillomavirus Vaccine

Sisson, H., & Wilkinson, Y. (2019). An integrative review of the influences on decision making of young people about Human Papillomavirus Vaccine. Journal of School Nursing, 35(1), 39-50. https://doi.org/10.1177/1059840518805816