Dr Michelle Cornes
Senior Research Fellow
Michelle is a full-time researcher in the NIHR Health & Social Care Workforce Research Unit. Research interests include the housing and social care workforce, interprofessional and integrated working and evaluations of community care policy and practice. Previously commissioned work includes studies of assessment and care management, intermediate and collaborative care for older people; and more recently evaluations of ‘self-directed support’ (SDS) in Scotland and NHS commissioning competencies in England.
Michelle is currently leading a study on behalf of the Unit which forms part of the Economic and Social Research Council’s (ESRC) ‘Multiple Exclusion Homelessness Research Programme’ and was awarded further funding for 2012 to develop knowledge exchange and impact generating activities. Michelle is project manager of the Longitudinal Social Care Workforce Study and coordinates the Unit’s Service User and Carer Advisory Group.
Prior to joining the Unit, Michelle worked as a National Programme Development Manager in the voluntary sector and has a PhD in Social Anthropology from the University of Manchester. She is the book review editor at the Journal of Interprofessional Care, a Fellow of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) School for Social Care Research and an Honorary Fellow of the University of Cumbria.
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