Basharat Hussain

Basharat Hussain

Research Fellow in Health Innovation

Peninsula Medical School (Faculty of Health)



Basharat Hussain completed his MA and PhD from University of Nottingham. He has over 20 years experience in community engagement, project monitoring, research and teaching. 


MA Research Methods

PhD Implementation of race equality policy in the NHS mental health service provision in the UK. 

Professional membership

Associate Fellow of the UK HEA.



Teaching interests

Research Methods 

Sociology of Health and Illness 

Social Entrepreneurship

Organisational Behaviour 



Research interests

Health Innovation

Cross - cultural management in healthcare

Ethnicity and Health 

Ageing, Mental Health

Health Equity




Stickley, T., Watson, M.C., Hui, A., Bosco, A., French, B. and Hussain, B. (2021). “The Elder Tree”: An evaluation of Creative Writing Groups for Older People. Nordic Journal of Arts, Culture and Health, (1-2), pp.48-62.

Hussain, B., Bardi, J.N. and Fatima, T. (2021). Pregnancy related cultural food practices among Pakistani women in the UK: a qualitative study. British Journal of Midwifery, 29(7), pp.402-409.

Zafar Sheikh, A., Saleem Butt, A., Hussain, B. and Timmons, S.(2021). Dodgy labour market dichotomy: the repercussions of sneaky labour intermediaries on employees’ constitutional rights. Labor History, 62(1), pp.91-107.

Hussain, B., Sheikh, A.Z., Repper, J., Stickley, T., Timmons, S. and Shah, M.H.( 2021). Recognizing service users’ diversity: social identity narratives of British Pakistanis in a mental health context. The Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice.

Hussain, B., Sheikh, A., Timmons, S., Stickley, T. and Repper, J. (2020). Workforce diversity, diversity training and ethnic minorities: The case of the UK National Health Service. International Journal of Cross Cultural Management, 20(2), pp.201-221.

Higginbottom, G.M.A., Evans, C., Morgan, M., Bharj, K.K., Eldridge, J. and Hussain, B.( 2019). Experience of and access to maternity care in the UK by immigrant women: a narrative synthesis systematic review. BMJ open, 9(12)

Blake, H., Hussain, B., Hand, J., Juma, A. and Evans, C. (2019). Employers’ views of the “Healthy Hub Roadshow”: A workplace HIV testing intervention in England. AIDS care, 31(2), pp.181-185. 

 McGarry, J., Hussain, B., & Watts, K. (2019). Exploring primary care responses to domestic violence and abuse (DVA): operationalisation of a national initiative. The journal of adult protection. 

Blake, H., Hussain, B., Hand, J., Rowlands, D., Juma, A., & Evans, C. (2018). Employee perceptions of a workplace HIV testing intervention. International Journal of Workplace Health Management.

Higginbottom, G. M. A., Evans, C., Morgan, M., Bharj, K. K., Eldridge, J., & Hussain, B. (2017). Interventions that improve maternity care for immigrant women in the UK: protocol for a narrative synthesis systematic review. BMJ open, 7(7)

Shaw, I., & Hussain, B. (2013). A report into patterns of diet and exercise in the Pakistani community of Nottingham City.