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Dr Deirdre Kelley-Patterson

Dr Deirdre Kelley-Patterson

Head of the Centre for the Study of Policy and Practice in Health and Social Care
Job title:
Head of the Centre for the Study of Policy and Practice in Health and Social Care
Higher qualifications:

BSc Psychology (University of Rhodesia), MA Occupational Psychology (University of Sheffield), PhD Occupational Psychology (University of Natal)

Professional organisations:
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
Biography:

Deirdre Kelley-Patterson, Head of the Centre for the Study of Policy and Practice, is an organisational psychologist with over 30 years’ experience as a senior academic with responsibility for managing development units.  

Currently she is working with a number of NHS organisations to support strategic workforce planning and leadership development. Her research interests focus on workforce planning for service improvement and she has presented her research internationally.  

She is the University of West London academic link with the Northwest London CLAHRC (Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care) an innovative and fast paced NIHR programme designed deliver sustained change to services within the NHS based on research evidence.

Research and scholarly output:

Chapters in books

Kelley-Patterson, D & Thomas, P (2008) Transformational Leadership. In Neno, R and Price, D (Eds) The Handbook of Advanced Primary Care Nurses. OUP. Maidenhead 

Thomas, P & Kelley-Patterson, D (2008) Developing whole systems thinking. In Neno, R and Price, D (Eds) The Handbook of Advanced Primary Care Nurses. OUP. Maidenhead

Kelley-Paterson, D (2007) Becoming Analytical. In Meyler, E. and Trenoweth, S. (eds) Succeeding in Nursing and Midwifery Education. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester,

Journal Articles

Hurst, K., Kelley-Patterson, D. & Knapton, A. (2017) Emergency department attendances and GP patient satisfaction. London Journal of Primary Care (in press)

Kelley-Patterson, D., Knapton, A. & Hurst, K. (2016): Whole system quality: local benchmarking to improve workforce planning. London Journal of Primary Care, 9 (2). pp. 23-25. ISSN 1757-1472

Hurst, K & Kelley-Patterson, D (2014) Health and social care workforce planning and development – an overview. International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance, Vol. 27 Iss: 7, pp.562 - 572

Kelley-Patterson, D. (2012) What kind of leadership does integrated care need? London Journal of Primary Care 2012; 5:3–7

Kelley-Patterson, D & George C (2002) Mapping the Contract: An exploration of the comparative expectations of graduate employees and Human Resource managers within the Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism industries in the United Kingdom. Journal of Services Research. Vol. 2, No 1. Feb

George C & Kelley-Patterson, D Securing Graduate Commitment: An exploration of the comparative expectations of placement students, graduate recruits and Human Resource managers within the Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism industries. International Journal of Hospitality Management.20 (2001) 311-323

 

Conferences:

Kelley-Patterson, D. & Hurst, K (2016) Developing a workload benchmarking tool for community (public health) nursing. International Health Workforce Collaborative, 24-28 Oct. 2016, Washington, DC, USA.

Kelley-Patterson, D., Laszkiewicz, M., Browne, D., Howells, N. & Bennetts, J. (2016) Professionalising management in healthcare: an organisational journey. International Health Workforce Collaborative, 24-28 Oct. 2016, Washington, DC, USA.

Kelley-Patterson, D (16 July 2006) The Psychological contract - barriers to employment in the Thames Valley region. Paper presented at the 26th International Congress of Applied Psychology, Athens 

Kelley-Patterson, D & George, C (12 July 2002) Mapping the psychological contract: an exploration of contract development: An exploration of the comparative expectations of Human Resource managers, general managers, and Health care professionals.
Paper presented at the 25th International Congress of Applied Psychology, Singapore,