Miss Janice Lewis
Senior Lecturer
Public Health, Policy and Social Sciences
Telephone: (01792) 602384
Room: Office - 125
First Floor
Haldane Building
Singleton Campus

My professional background in the field of health visiting and primary health care and involvement in public health research helps to inform my teaching. I teach topics related to public health, primary care, health policy, inequalities in health, leadership, interprofessional and interagency working, partnership working and the Safeguarding of children and young people across a range of postgraduate and undergraduate programmes. I am also the programme leader for the MSc in Public Health & Partnerships in Care.

Publications

  1. & Racism & Health: A public health perspective on racial discrimination. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice

Teaching

  • EYXM16 Children's Rights and Safeguarding Children and Young People

    This module will examine historical, cultural and ethical issues in relation to both the safeguarding of children and young people and their rights. It will examine the relevant legislation and policy in relation to both areas and evaluate the current safeguarding agenda and implementation of rights in the UK. The cross cultural context of both areas will also be discussed. It will be a relevant to practitioners working with children across a range of health, social and educational settings.

  • PPS205 Safeguarding in Health and Social Care

    This module provides students with theoretical knowledge and understanding of safeguarding within health and social care. This is a broad introduction to safeguarding and will include the development of relevant legal frameworks and guidance and the responsibilities of different professional groups and agencies to work together to safeguard children, young people and vulnerable adults.

  • PPS216 Safeguarding in Health and Social Care

    This module provides students with theoretical knowledge and understanding of safeguarding within health and social care. This is a broad introduction to safeguarding and will include the development of relevant legal frameworks and guidance and the responsibilities of different professional groups and agencies to work together to safeguard children, young people and vulnerable adults.

  • SHG016W Cymraeg yn y Gweithle

    Mae¿r modiwl hwn wedi¿i fwriadu ar gyfer myfyrwyr gofal iechyd sydd â lefelu amrywiol o ran gallu yn y Gymraeg, o¿r rhai sydd heb unrhyw Gymraeg o gwbl i¿r rhai sydd â rhywfaint o Gymraeg sylfaenol tu hwnt, ond sydd heb ei defnyddio ers amser. Mae¿r modiwl yn cyflwyno myfyrwyr i rywfaint o¿r eirfa ddyddiol allweddol y maent yn debyg o ddod ar ei thraws yn ystod eu lleoliadau clinigol, megis cyfarchion sylfaenol, gofyn sut y mae person yn teimlo, holi ynghylch eu teulu, hoff bethau a chas bethau ac yn y blaen yn ogystal â chyflwyno rhywfaint o eirfa fwy penodol yn ymwneud â rhannau o¿r corff.

  • SHG113 Working in Welsh in the Health Care Workplace

    This is a module for Welsh speaking students who already have a basic understanding of the language. The module will enable the student to gain confidence using language in the clinical context and extend their vocabulary to reflect the complexity of the healthcare context. It will focus primarily on spoken Welsh.

  • SHG113W Cymraeg yn y Gweithle 2

    Mae hwn yn fodiwl ar gyfer myfyrwyr sy¿n siarad Cymraeg sydd â dealltwriaeth sylfaenol eisoes o¿r iaith. Bydd y modiwl hwn yn galluogi myfyrwyr i ennill hyder wrth ddefnyddio¿r iaith mewn cyd-destun clinigol ac i ehangu eu geirfa i adlewyrchu cymhlethdod y cyd-destun gofal iechyd. Bydd yn canolbwyntio¿n bennaf ar Gymraeg llafar.

  • SHG269 Safeguarding Children and Young People

    This module provides students with theoretical knowledge and understanding of safeguarding children and young people, including the development of relevant legal frameworks and guidance and the responsibilities of different professional groups and agencies to work in collaboration.

  • SHG293 Introduction to Clinical Leadership

    The current and future challenges in health and social care make it essential for front line practitioners to have leadership skills and be able to influence and manage change to improve the care and outcomes for service users and contribute to drive forward service improvement. This module will provide students with the theory underpinning leadership and the management of change and the opportunity to explore and discuss their application in the context of clinical practice.

  • SHG3003 Introduction to Clinical Leadership

    The current and future challenges in health and social care make it essential for front line practitioners to have leadership skills and be able to influence and manage change to improve the care and outcomes for service users and contribute to drive forward service improvement. This module will provide students with the theory underpinning leadership and the management of change and the opportunity to critically explore and discuss their application in the context of clinical practice.

  • SHG3034 Safeguarding Children and Young People

    This module provides students with theoretical knowledge and critical understanding of safeguarding children and young people, including the development of relevant legal frameworks and guidance and the responsibilities of different professional groups and agencies to work in collaboration..

  • SHGM35 Foundations in Public Health and Primary Health Care

    The module is designed to develop knowledge and skills in public health practice and primary health care. Underpinning concepts and approaches to public health practice and the role of public health in primary health care will be critically examined. Collaborative ways of working between sectors will be explored within the above context in order that students can plan and evaluate strategies for the improvement of health of individuals, groups and local populations.

  • SHGM37 Management and Leadership for Public Health Practice

    The module is designed to help students address the key areas of practice concerned with leading and managing teams and individuals, building alliances, developing capacity and capability, and working in partnership with other practitioners and agencies. It is therefore concerned with working within teams; leadership within teams; managing resources, budgets, projects, and service delivery; strategy and management of change; negotiation, facilitation, and building alliances.

  • SHGM40 Partnerships, Public Health and Epidemiology

    Current approaches to the measurement of health and the surveillance of health within populations will be studied together with needs assessment and planning. The influence of a range of social, political, economic and cultural influences including globalization on public health will be evaluated.

  • SHGM43 Dissertation (MSc Public Health and Partnerships in Care)

    This module builds on the knowledge and skills developed in part One of the programme. Specifically, students will be prepared to work independently in order to critically explore the evidence base for a topic of relevance to their own professional practice or area of interest.

  • SHHM57 Public Health and Epidemiology for Physician’s Associates

    This module will introduce students on the Physician¿s Associate Studies programme to epidemiological principles, their relationship to public health and the core concepts in health promotion that will inform their practice.

  • SHP358 Public Health and Epidemiology

    Current approaches to the measurement of health and the surveillance of health within populations will be studied together with needs assessment and planning. The influence of a range of social, political , economic and cultural influences including globalization on public health will be evaluated. The module is designed to develop knowledge and skills in public health practice and primary health care. Underpinning concepts and approaches to public health practice and the role of public health in primary health care will be critically examined. Collaborative ways of working between sectors will be explored within the above context in order that students can plan and evaluate strategies for the improvement of health of individuals, groups and local populations.

  • SHQM39 Evidence and Research for Health Care Management

    The aim of this module is to provide a critical understanding of the research process and methods of sound research. The module concerns the skills required to ensure healthcare managers are able to critically evaluate research and evaluation reports to inform students¿ decision making at strategic and operational level. The module is also designed as preparation for Part Two of the MSc Health Care Management, the dissertation, and will require students to prepare and present an a research proposal for a MSc level dissertation.

  • SHQM40 Social, Cultural and Economic Context of Health

    In this compulsory module students will develop a critical understanding and appreciation of the wider context of health care management. The social, cultural and economic context within which health and illness are defined and experienced and how these impact and influence the organisation and financing of health care and health systems will be critically explored.

  • SHQM43 Theory and Practice of Leadership and Management in Health and Social Care

    This module will enable students to develop a critical understanding of management and leadership in the context of health and social care. The module will have a dual focus on theoretical perspectives and applied health care management. Theoretical perspectives will be drawn from business, health and further afield, to examine their application within health and social care and the public sector. Contemporary health and social care examples will be used as points for discussion and learning.