McHugh, Siobhan

Siobhan has a background in Natural Sciences, graduating from the University of Cambridge with a BA (Hons) Biological Natural Science. She then went on to specialise in the study of Psychology, graduating with a BSc (Hons) in Psychology from Durham University, and an MSc in Psychology from the University of Northumbria in Newcastle. Siobhan is currently studying for a PhD with the University of Leeds and Bradford Institute for Health Research, part-funded by CLAHRC-YH.

Siobhan’s PhD invesigates the use of video-reflexivity in the improvement of quality and safety of maternity services. This will focus particularly on communication and reflexive practice within the multi-disciplinary team.

Prior to starting her PhD, Siobhan worked as a Research Assistant on a number of NHS-based research projects, most notably with Kidney Research UK, and Myeloma UK. She also completed a PGCE in Biology with the University of Leeds, and worked as a Teacher of Biology.

Research Interests
Video reflexivity
Patient safety
Quality improvements in healthcare
Health psychology

BA (Hons) Biological Natural Sciences – University of Cambridge
MA Natural Science – University of Cambridge
BSc (Hons) Psychology – Durham University
MSc Psychology – University of Northumbria, Newcastle
PGCE Biology – University of Leeds