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Professional Health and Social Care Studies MSc

MSc Professional Health and Social Care Studies

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Dr Chris Boyes

Course Leader: MSc Professional Health and Social Care Programme Suite
Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

Dr Chris Boyes is a Senior Lecturer and course leader for the suite of MSc programmes in Health and Social Care. He teaches and supervises research at undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD levels. He has previously been external examiner at the University of East Anglia and Oxford Brookes University (School of Health and Social Care: MSc/PG Dip/PG Cert. Rehabilitation). Chris is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. His research has focused on a wide range of topics including professional development in the allied health professions and the development of outcome measures in care settings.


Dr Hannah Spring

Senior Lecturer – Research and Evidence Based Practice Support, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

Dr Spring's background was as a clinical information specialist with significant experience in research, information and knowledge management in Government, NHS and academic sectors. She has over ten years teaching experience and at York St John and teaches across a broad range of health related undergraduate and postgraduate modules.  Hannah's research interests include: Information literacy and health; Systematic reviews and associated research methodologies; The impact of internet and web 2.0 technologies on learning and information behaviour; and Clinical librarianship in primary care and the allied health professions.


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