University of Hertfordshire

Dr Kate Young

Kate Young

Dr Kate Young

Postal address:
University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Hertfordshire
United Kingdom


Research interests

  • Evaluative research in the organisation of community health services (mixed methods, £25K)
  • National investigation into the changing educational needs of district nurses and health visitors regarding needs assessment (case study, observation, interview, £200K )
  • Examination and development of  clinical practice facilitator roles in adult, child, mental health and learning disability nursing (Participative Action Research, £10K)
  • Systematic review of nutritional education of people over 65 years living in their own homes (£7K)

Teaching specialisms

Research Methods (levels 6 &7), Long Term Conditions (level 5 & 7),  MSc/ BSc supervision, Perspectives in Health / Health Promotion (level 4,5 & 6)

Commercial and public engagement

  • NHS research and development roles, particularly around community health care and education
  • Grantholder, ENB funded project
  • Successful Workforce Development Directorate tender