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Dr Aled Jones 

Current Research Projects

December 2013-January 2015 Resilient Leadership in a Time of Crisis: Experiences of Executive Directors of Nursing in the wake of the Francis Report'. Professor Danny Kelly (PI), with Professor Dinah Gould. Funder: GNC Trust.

2012-2015 - 2012 NIHR HS&DR 'Cross-national comparative study of recovery-focused mental health care planning and coordination' (CI: Simpson (City) Hannigan (SONMS), Jones (SONMS), Coffey (Swansea), Faulkner, ) Project Manager: Dr Jitka Jancova. £396,983.

2012-2015 'Contributing to an evidence base in workforce research'. National Leadership and Innovation Agency for Healthcare. (PI with Prof Billie Hunter, Prof P Donnelly, Prof Z Radnor, Dr A. Jones, Dr A McDermott, C O'Brien, Dr S Pratt, and Dr D Watkins) £144,000

2011-2014 A realist evaluation of a safer surgery initiative in Wales (with Dominic Roche, PhD student). Funder NISCHR Wales PhD studentship scheme.

Completed projects.

2011-2012 'Whistle-blowing in relation to older person’s care in Wales: A stakeholder analysis.’  (PI with Professor Danny Kelly). Funder - The Older Person’s Commissioner, Wales.

2011-2012 An evaluation of the Junior Doctor’s Leading Change Programme (with Dr Andrew Carson-Stevens). Funder - Cardiff and the Vale University Health Board.

2010 Evaluation of an anti-smoking initiative with year 7 pupils (Principal investigator). Funder - Health Challenge Neath/Port Talbot Local Authority. 

2008 Using nurses' and patients' stories to understand their meanings of time and its influence on the experience of care: a pilot study of the relationship between perceived time availability and communication of nurses with patients (PI Assoc Prof EA Chan). Funder - Hong Kong Polytechnic University Research Development Grant.

2008 Contextualising patient-centred professionalism in nursing practice: Consulting with patients, professionals and stakeholders (Prof F. Rapport principal investigator). Funder - General Nursing Council Trust for England and Wales

2008 A qualitative evaluation of the first year of paramedic training in higher education (Principal investigator). Funder - Higher Education Academy

2006 Exploring the patient’s journey:a study of patient discharge from hospital (Personal award). Funder - RCBC (Wales) Welsh Assembly Government and the Health Foundation. Post-doctoral Fellowship scheme.