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Dr Valerie Lipman

Chair of the PPIE Advisory Group

  • Honorary Research Fellow

Biography

Valerie is a social gerontologist with over 30 years’ work experience with older people's organisations (including Pensioners Link, Age Concern London and Age Concern England). She worked as an independent management consultant and researcher focusing on older people matters, particular concerned with user involvement, ethnicity, older women and ageing in international development. She was awarded a PhD by the Centre for Ageing at the University of Southampton. Her thesis examined the relationship between the status and recognition of older people in international development. Valerie is preparing papers on this at King's and has presented on this topic internationally.

Valerie is Chair of the HSCWRU Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement Advisory Group.

As a member of HSCWRU, she has been involved in a range of projects including undertaking a review of CRB checks world-wide and shift handovers in care homes. Valerie has been a member of several advisory groups for HSCWRU research projects. She is involved in local health campaigning. 

Valerie Lipman: ORCID iD

Research

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International educational partnerships to develop the healthcare workforce

Building on the Unit's earlier review of ethical international recruitment

Project status: Completed

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To what extent does GamCare initial assessment data provide insights into factors associated with help-seeking?

Quantitative and qualitative analysis of client assessment data from GamCare – the UK’s largest support provider for problem gamblers.

Project status: Completed

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The Visa Study: Understanding the impact of the Health and Care Worker visa on the frontline adult social care workforce

Evaluating the impact of immigration rule changes on the social care system.

Project status: Ongoing

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Evaluation of the International Recruitment Fund for adult social care

The fund aims to increase the number of international recruits entering adult social care, improving ethical international recruitment & employment practice.

Project status: Ongoing

News

International educational partnerships to develop the healthcare workforce

What are the benefits and challenges associated with these partnerships?

world map

Ethical international recruitment of healthcare workers – an evidence review

Jo Moriarty is lead author of the latest in the Unit's series of rapid reviews

Map of the world with an aeroplane being pushed across it

Optimizing approaches to involvement

Research Fellow Caroline Norrie attended a new NIHR forum for sharing PPIE wisdom from policy research units

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Research

world map-780b
International educational partnerships to develop the healthcare workforce

Building on the Unit's earlier review of ethical international recruitment

Project status: Completed

gambling gamcare-780
To what extent does GamCare initial assessment data provide insights into factors associated with help-seeking?

Quantitative and qualitative analysis of client assessment data from GamCare – the UK’s largest support provider for problem gamblers.

Project status: Completed

home office immigration
The Visa Study: Understanding the impact of the Health and Care Worker visa on the frontline adult social care workforce

Evaluating the impact of immigration rule changes on the social care system.

Project status: Ongoing

map of the world-780
Evaluation of the International Recruitment Fund for adult social care

The fund aims to increase the number of international recruits entering adult social care, improving ethical international recruitment & employment practice.

Project status: Ongoing

News

International educational partnerships to develop the healthcare workforce

What are the benefits and challenges associated with these partnerships?

world map

Ethical international recruitment of healthcare workers – an evidence review

Jo Moriarty is lead author of the latest in the Unit's series of rapid reviews

Map of the world with an aeroplane being pushed across it

Optimizing approaches to involvement

Research Fellow Caroline Norrie attended a new NIHR forum for sharing PPIE wisdom from policy research units

NIHR motif