Professor Janet Richardson

Professor Janet Richardson BSc., PhD., PGCE., RN., DN., CPsychol

Professor of Health Service Research in the Faculty of Health, Education and Society at Plymouth University, Janet is a nurse with clinical experience in cancer and supportive care. Following a psychology degree she began to research patients’ views of healthcare, and health service effectiveness. She teaches research methods, evidence-based practice, and health and sustainability. Current research engages healthcare providers in finding solutions to the challenges that climate change and resource depletion could impact on health and healthcare delivery. Her work with a multi-disciplinary team at Plymouth University on embedding sustainability in the healthcare curricula won a Green Gown Award in the 2014 courses and learning category.