Professor Janet Richardson
Profiles

Professor Janet Richardson

Professor

School of Nursing and Midwifery (Faculty of Health & Human Sciences)

Role

Professor of Health Service Research

Roles on external bodies

Former member of the editorial boards for:

The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine Research on Paradigm, Practice and Policy; Complementary Therapies in Medicine published in USA.

International Editorial Advisory Board - Evidence-Based Integrative Medicine published in New Zealand

National Library for Health Complementary and Alternative Medicine Specialist Library

Teaching interests

Healthcare and sustainability

Sustainable, healthy communities

Service development and evaluation 

Supportive and complementary therapies in long-term conditions

Research interests

  

Sustainability Society and Health 

Exploring aspects of healthcare waste and behaviour-change to reduce, re-use and recycle; involving communities in mitigating and adapting to the impacts of climate change and other environmental / community factors on health and well-being.   see:  www.plymouth.ac.uk/research/340

Evidence-Informed Decision-Making in Health Care

Finding, appraising and integrating evidence into decision-making and service development in health and supportive care.

Grants & contracts


RECENT EXTERNAL AWARDS 

NurSusTOOLKIT: A Teaching and Learning Resource for Sustainability in Nursing. EU-Erasmus+ £359,039 (three year project awarded September 2014)

Winner: National Green Gown Award 2014 for Nursing Sustainability be Design Project

Raw Materials Risk in Healthcare Supply Chains (WRAP) 2012

Evaluation of Social Prescriptions for Health and Wellbeing (Wolseley Trust) 2012

Stepping Stones to Nature: Partnership evaluation of  project to encourage access to greenspace. (Plymouth City Council) 2011 - 13

Knowledge Transfer Partnership with St Luke's Hospice (Plymouth) to develop evidence informed decision making in end of life care. 2011 - 13

PREVIOUS RESEARCH AWARDS  (2001 - 2010)

Short Knowledge Transfer Partnership with the National Cancer Action Team (Feb - May 2010)

ANCHoR Study: Multi-centre randomised controlled clinical trial of acupressure in chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting with Universities of Manchester (Lead) and Liverpool. HTA funded 2008 - 2010.

DTI / ESRC Knowledge Transfer Partnership in association with Penny Brohn Cancer Care. (£148,000) To provide evidence-based information on cancer and complementary therapies to people affected by cancer. 2006 - 2009

Department of Health (£89,500) To update an information resource in complementary therapy for cancer, mental health, coronary heart disease and stroke, and chronic diseases. March 2006 - September 2007 (The CAMEOL database project). See www.rccm.org.uk/cameol

Rowcroft Hospice, Torbay (£13,000) to evaluate the impact of changes in Day Hospice services (January 2006 - January 2008).

Department of Health (£297,800) To develop an information resource in complementary therapy for cancer, mental health, coronary heart disease and stroke, and chronic diseases (March 2003 - March 2006).

Department of Health (£15,000) To develop a Complementary and Alternative Medicine Journals Database (February 2004 - September 2004).

Department of Health (£15,000) To develop a complementary and alternative medicine researcher network - a 'virtual faculty' of researchers and research-practitioners including a database of expertise (March 2003).

King's Fund (£150,000) to further develop a database of published and unpublished research in complementary therapies, on behalf of the Research Council for Complementary Medicine (July 2001 - September 2003).

Department of Health (£20,000) to support the development of the Research Council for Complementary Medicine CISCOM database (May 2002).

Key publications are highlighted

Journals
Articles
Richardson J, Grose J, Bradbury M & Kelsey J 2017 'Developing awareness of sustainability in nursing and midwifery using a scenario-based approach: Evidence from a pre and post educational intervention study' Nurse Education Today 54, 51-55 , DOI PEARL
Manzi S, Nichols A & Richardson J 2016 'A comparison of waste compositions at health and social care facilities' British Journal of Healthcare Management 22, (9) 469-474 , DOI
Manzi S, Nichols A & Richardson J 2016 'A study of health and social care waste management behaviour' British Journal of Healthcare Management 22, (7) 360-366 , DOI
Richardson J, Allum P & Grose J 2016 'Changing undergraduate paramedic students' attitudes towards sustainability and climate change' Journal of Paramedic Practice 8, (3) 130-136 , DOI
Grose J, Richardson J, Mills I, Moles D & Nasser M 2016 'Exploring attitudes and knowledge of climate change and sustainability in a dental practice: A feasibility study into resource management' BDJ 220, (4) 187-191 , DOI PEARL
Richardson J, Heidenreich T, Álvarez-Nieto C, Fasseur F, Grose J, Huss N, Huynen M, López-Medina IM & Schweizer A 2016 'Including sustainability issues in nurse education: A comparative study of first year student nurses' attitudes in four European countries' Nurse Education Today 37, 15-20 , DOI
Richardson J, Grose J, Nelmes P, Parra G & Linares M 2016 'Tweet if you want to be sustainable: a thematic analysis of a Twitter chat to discuss sustainability in nurse education' Journal of Advanced Nursing 72, (5) 1086-1096 , DOI
Richardson J, Grose J, Manzi S, Mills I, Moles DR, Mukonoweshuro R, Nasser M & Nichols A 2016 'What's in a bin: A case study of dental clinical waste composition and potential greenhouse gas emission savings' BRITISH DENTAL JOURNAL 220, (2) 61-66 Author Site , DOI
Grose J & Richardson J 2015 'Can a sustainability and health scenario provide a realistic challenge to student nurses and provoke changes in practice? An evaluation of a training intervention' Nursing & Health Sciences 18, (2) 256-261 , DOI
Grose J, Doman M, Kelsey J, Richardson J & Woods M 2015 'Integrating sustainability education into nursing using an interdisciplinary approach' Local Economy 30, (3) 342-351 , DOI
Richardson J, Grose J, O’Connor A, Bradbury M, Kelsey J & Doman M 2015 'Nursing students’ attitudes towards sustainability and health care' Nursing Standard 29, (42) 36-41 , DOI
Genter C, Roberts A, Richardson J & Sheaff M 2015 'The contribution of allotment gardening to health and wellbeing: A systematic review of the literature' British Journal of Occupational Therapy 78, (10) 593-605 , DOI
Hughes JG, Russell W, Breckons M, Richardson J, Lloyd-Williams M & Molassiotis A 2014 '“I assumed that one was a placebo”: Exploring the consent process in a sham controlled acupressure trial' Complementary Therapies in Medicine 22, (5) 903-908 , DOI
Manzi S, Nichols A & Richardson J 2014 'A non-participant observational study of health and social care waste disposal behaviour in the South West of England' J Health Serv Res Policy 19, (4) 231-235 Author Site , DOI
Richardson J, Grose J, Jackson B, Gill J-L, Sadeghian HB, Hertel J & Kelsey J 2014 'Effect of climate change and resource scarcity on health care' Nurs Stand 28, (45) 44-49 Author Site , DOI
Richardson J & Grose J 2014 'Partnership research in green space community development: a reflection on multi-professional working' Reflective Practice 15, (3) 304-316 , DOI
Grose J & Richardson J 2014 'Strategies to identify future shortages due to interruptions in the health care procurement supply chain and their impact on health services: a method from the English National Health Service' J Health Serv Res Policy 19, (1) 19-26 Author Site , DOI
Molassiotis A, Russell W, Hughes J, Breckons M, Lloyd-Williams M, Richardson J, Hulme C, Brearley SG, Campbell M & Garrow A 2014 'The effectiveness of acupressure for the control and management of chemotherapy-related acute and delayed nausea: a randomized controlled trial' J Pain Symptom Manage 47, (1) 12-25 Author Site , DOI
Richardson J, Grose J, Doman M & Kelsey J 2014 'The use of evidence-informed sustainability scenarios in the nursing curriculum: development and evaluation of teaching methods' Nurse Educ Today 34, (4) 490-493 Author Site , DOI
Lawrence N & Richardson J 2014 'To explore and understand the leadership experiences of modern matrons, within an acute NHS Trust' J Nurs Manag 22, (1) 70-79 Author Site , DOI
Hughes JG, Russell W, Breckons M, Richardson J, Lloyd-Williams M & Molassiotis A 2013 '“Until the trial is complete you can’t really say whether it helped you or not, can you?”: exploring cancer patients’ perceptions of taking part in a trial of acupressure wristbands' BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 13, (1) , DOI
Richardson J & Grose J 2013 'An action learning approach to partnership in community development: a reflection on the research process' Action Learning: Research and Practice 10, (3) 254-263 , DOI
Chan CWH, Richardson A & Richardson J 2013 'An investigation of a symptom cluster in Chinese patients with lung cancer receiving radiotherapy' CONTEMPORARY NURSE 45, (2) 164-173 Author Site
Morris J, Stewart A & Richardson J 2013 'Developing evidence-informed decision making in a hospice: and evaluation of organisational readiness' International Journal of Palliative Nursing 19(6), 296-300
Manzi S, Nichols A, Pahl S, Richardson J, Bennallick M & Grose J 2013 'How do they manage it? An observational study of health and social care waste management' PSYCHOLOGY & HEALTH 28, 262-262 Author Site
Grose J & Richardson J 2013 'Managing a sustainable, low carbon supply chain in the English National Health Service: The views of senior managers' J Health Serv Res Policy Author Site , DOI PEARL
Nichols A, Grose J, Bennallick M & Richardson J 2013 'Sustainable healthcare waste management: a qualitative investigation of its feasibility within a county in the south west of England' Journal of Infection Prevention 14, (2) 60-64 , DOI
Grose J, Frost J, Richardson J & Skirton H 2013 'Using meta-ethnography to understand the emotional impact of caring for people with increasing cognitive impairment' Nurs Health Sci 15, (1) 113-123 Author Site , DOI PEARL
Richardson J, Goss Z, Pratt A, Sharman J & Tighe M 2012 'Building HIA approaches into strategies for green space use: an example from Plymouth's (UK) Stepping Stones to Nature project' Health Promot Int 2012, Author Site , DOI
Upton J, Brodie D, Beales D, Richardson J, Jack S, Warburton C, Thomas M & Kendrick A 2012 'Correlation between Perceived Asthma Control and Thoraco-Abdominal Asynchrony in Primary Care Patients Diagnosed with Asthma' JOURNAL OF ASTHMA 49, (8) 822-829 Author Site , DOI
Richardson J, Nichols A & Henry T 2012 'Do transition towns have the potential to promote health and well-being? A health impact assessment of a transition town initiative' Public Health 126, (11) 982-989 Author Site , DOI
Chan CWH, Richardson A & Richardson J 2012 'Evaluating a complex intervention: A process evaluation of a psycho-education program for lung cancer patients receiving palliative radiotherapy' CONTEMPORARY NURSE 40, (2) 234-244 Author Site
Grose J, Bennallick M, Nichols A, Pahl S & Richardson J 2012 'Facilitating Sustainable Waste Management Behaviors Within the Health Sector: A Case Study of the National Health Service (NHS) in Southwest England, UK' SUSTAINABILITY 4, (4) 630-642 Author Site , DOI
Grose J, Bennallick M, Nichols A, Pahl S & Richardson J 2012 'Facilitating Sustainable Waste Management Behaviors Within the Health Sector: A Case Study of the National Health Service (NHS) in Southwest England, UK' Sustainability 4, (4) 630-630
Tighe M, Molassiotis A, Morris J & Richardson J 2011 'Coping, meaning and symptom experience: a narrative approach to the overwhelming impacts of breast cancer in the first year following diagnosis' Eur J Oncol Nurs 15, (3) 226-232 Author Site , DOI
Chan CWH, Richardson A & Richardson J 2011 'Managing Symptoms in Patients with Advanced Lung Cancer During Radiotherapy: Results of a Psychoeducational Randomized Controlled Trial' Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 41, (2) 347-357 , DOI
Hyde V, Skirton H & Richardson J 2011 'Palliative day care: a qualitative study of service users' experiences in the United Kingdom' Nurs Health Sci 13, (2) 178-183 Author Site , DOI
Humphreys A, Richardson J, Stenhouse E & Watkins M 2010 'Assessing the impact of nurse and allied health professional consultants: developing an activity diary' J Clin Nurs 19, (17-18) 2565-2573 Author Site , DOI
Nichols A, Maynard V & Richardson J 2010 'Climate change and communicable disease : what are the risks?' Journal of Infection Prevention 11, (5) 146-148
Nichols AT, Richardson J & Maynard V 2010 'Climate change and communicable disease: What are the risks?' Journal of Infection Prevention 11, (5) 146-148
Nichols A, Maynard V, Goodman B & Richardson J 2009 'Health, Climate Change and Sustainability: A systematic Review and Thematic Analysis of the Literature' Environ Health Insights 3, 63-88 Author Site
Richardson J, Kagawa F & Nichols A 2009 'Health, energy vulnerability and climate change: a retrospective thematic analysis of primary care trust policies and practices' Public Health 123, (12) 765-770 Author Site , DOI
Richardson J & Grose J 2009 'The use of descriptive words and metaphor in patient and carer experience of palliative day care: secondary analysis of a qualitative study' Open Nurs J 3, 18-24 Author Site , DOI
Stenhouse E, Millward A, Wheeler P & Richardson J 2008 'Complementary and alternative medicine used in pregnancies complicated by diabetes' Journal of Diabetes Nursing 12, (2) 70-73
Richardson J, Ainsworth R, Humphreys A, Stenhouse E & Watkins M 2008 'Measuring the contribution and complexity of nurse and physiotherapy consultants: a feasibility study' Open Nurs J 2, 8-14 Author Site , DOI
Richardson J, Ainsworth R, Allison R, Billyard J, Corley R & Viner J 2008 'Using an action learning set to support the nurse and allied health professional consultant role' Action Learning: Research and Practice 5, (1) 65-77
Breckons M, Jones R, Morris J & Richardson J 2008 'What do evaluation instruments tell us about the quality of complementary medicine information on the internet?' J Med Internet Res 10, (1) Author Site , DOI
Humphreys A, Johnson S, Richardson J, Stenhouse E & Watkins M 2007 'A systematic review and meta-synthesis: evaluating the effectiveness of nurse, midwife/allied health professional consultants' JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NURSING 16, (10) 1792-1808 Author Site , DOI
Pilkington K, Kirkwood G, Rampes H, Cummings M & Richardson J 2007 'Acupuncture for anxiety and anxiety disorders--a systematic literature review' Acupunct Med 25, (1-2) 1-10 Author Site
Richardson J & Pilkington K 2007 'Complementary therapies in life-limiting conditions. :' Nursing Times (32), (N 103) 32-33
Pilkington K, Stenhouse E, Kirkwood G & Richardson J 2007 'Diabetes and complementary therapies: mapping the evidence' Practical Diabetes International 24, (7) 371-376 , DOI
Richardson J, Smith JE, Mccall G, Richardson A, Pilkington K & Kirsch I 2007 'Hypnosis for nausea and vomiting in cancer chemotherapy: a systematic review of the research evidence' EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CANCER CARE 16, (5) 402-412 Author Site , DOI
Stenhouse E, Millward A, Wheeler P & Richardson J 2007 'The use of complementary and alternative medicines in pregnancies complicated by diabetes' DIABETIC MED 24, 88-88
Pilkington K, Rampes H & Richardson J 2006 'Complementary medicine for depression' Expert Rev Neurother 6, (11) 1741-1751 Author Site , DOI
Pilkington K, Kirkwood G, Rampes H, Fisher P & Richardson J 2006 'Homeopathy for anxiety and anxiety disorders: a systematic review of the research' Homeopathy 95, (3) 151-162 Author Site , DOI
Richardson J, Smith JE, McCall G & Pilkington K 2006 'Hypnosis for procedure-related pain and distress in pediatric cancer patients: a systematic review of effectiveness and methodology related to hypnosis interventions' J Pain Symptom Manage 31, (1) 70-84 Author Site , DOI
Pilkington K, Boshnakova A & Richardson J 2006 'St John's wort for depression: time for a different perspective?' Complement Ther Med 14, (4) 268-281 Author Site , DOI
Pilkington K, Boshnakova A, Clarke M & Richardson J 2005 '"No language restrictions" in database searches: what does this really mean?' J Altern Complement Med 11, (1) 205-207 Author Site , DOI
Chan CWH, Richardson A & Richardson J 2005 'A study to assess the existence of the symptom cluster of breathlessness, fatigue and anxiety in patients with advanced lung cancer' European Journal of Oncology Nursing 9, (4) 325-333 , DOI
Chan C, Richardson A & Richardson J 2005 'A study to establish the existence of the symptom cluster of breathlessness, fatigue and anxiety in patients with advanced cancer' European Journal of Oncology Nursing 9, (4) 325-333
Richardson J, Smith JE, McIntyre M, Thomas R & Pilkington K 2005 'Aloe vera for preventing radiation-induced skin reactions: a systematic literature review' Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 17, (6) 478-484 Author Site
Richardson J 2005 'Design and conduct a survey' Complement Ther Med 13, (1) 47-53 Author Site , DOI
Pilkington K, Kirkwood G, Rampes H, Fisher P & Richardson J 2005 'Homeopathy for depression: a systematic review of the research evidence' Homeopathy 94, (3) 153-163 Author Site
Smith JE, Richardson J, Hoffman C & Pilkington K 2005 'Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction as supportive therapy in cancer care: systematic review' J Adv Nurs 52, (3) 315-327 Author Site , DOI
Kirkwood G, Rampes H, Tuffrey V, Richardson J & Pilkington K 2005 'Yoga for anxiety: a systematic review of the research evidence' Br J Sports Med 39, (12) 884-891 Author Site , DOI
Pilkington K, Kirkwood G, Rampes H & Richardson J 2005 'Yoga for depression: the research evidence' J Affect Disord 89, (1-3) 13-24 Author Site , DOI
Pilkington K & Richardson J 2004 'Exploring the evidence: the challenges of searching for research on acupuncture' J Altern Complement Med 10, (3) 587-590 Author Site , DOI
Richardson J 2004 'What patients expect from complementary therapy: a qualitative study' Am J Public Health 94, (6) 1049-1053 Author Site
Richardson J 2003 'Complementary and alternative medicine: socially constructed or evidence-based?' Healthc Pap 3, (5) 30-36 Author Site
Richardson J, Tate S, Leonard O & Paterson J 2003 'Developing clinical supervision for complementary therapy educators' J Altern Complement Med 9, (5) 783-787 Author Site , DOI
Richardson J 2003 'Developing the reflective practitioner in complementary therapy' J Altern Complement Med 9, (5) 771-772 Author Site , DOI
Pilkington K & Richardson J 2003 'Evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine on the Internet' He@lth Information on the Internet: Royal Society of Medicine Press 34, 7-9
Richardson J 2003 'Homeopathic arnica' JRSM 96, (4) 204-204 , DOI
Richardson J 2003 'Outcome assessment and moving goal posts: commentary on evaluation of the Tzu Chi Institute for Complementary and Alternative Medicine's Integrative Care Program' J Altern Complement Med 9, (4) 593-595 Author Site , DOI
Richardson J 2002 'Evidence-based complementary medicine: rigor, relevance, and the swampy lowlands' J Altern Complement Med 8, (3) 221-223 Author Site , DOI
Richardson J 2002 'The importance of information resources in complementary therapies' Complementary Therapies in Nursing and Midwifery 8, (3) 125-129 , DOI
Richardson J, Jones C & Pilkington K 2001 'Complementary therapies: what is the evidence for their use?' Professional Nurse 17(2), 96-99
Richardson J 2001 'Developing and evaluating complementary therapy services: part 2. Examining the effects of treatment on health status' J Altern Complement Med 7, (4) 315-328 Author Site , DOI
Richardson J 2001 'Integrating complementary therapies into health care education: a cautious approach' Journal of Clinical Nursing 10, (6) 793-798 , DOI
Richardson J 2001 'Integrating complementary therapies into health care education: A cautious approach' Journal of Clinical Nursing 10, 793-798
Richardson J 2001 'Post-operative epidural analgesia: introducing evidence-based guidelines through an education and assessment process' Journal of Clinical Nursing 10, (2) 238-245 , DOI
Richardson J 2001 'Post-operative epidural analgesia: Introducing evidence-based guidelines through an education and assessment process. :' Journal of Clinical Nursing 10, 238-245
Richardson J 2000 'The use of randomized control trials in complementary therapies: exploring the issues' Journal of Advanced Nursing 32, (2) 398-406 , DOI
Richardson J 1995 'Complementary therapies on the NHS: The experience of a new service' Complementary Therapies in Medicine 3, (3) 153-157 , DOI
Richardson J & Brennan A-M 1995 'Complementary therapy in the NHS: service development in a local district general hospital' Complementary Therapies in Nursing and Midwifery 1, (3) 89-92 , DOI
Richardson J 1991 'Treatment guidelines and medical audit' The Lancet 338, (8771) 877-877 , DOI
Nichols A & Richardson J 0 'Climate change, Health and Sustainability: A brief survey of Primary Care Trusts in the South West of England' Perspectives in Public Health , DOI
Richardson J, Pilkington K & Thomas R 0 'Complementary and Alternative Medicine Evidence On-Line (CAMEOL) for cancer' British Journal of Cancer Management 2(2), 9-11
Letters
Richardson J 2002 'Building CAM databases: the challenges ahead' J Altern Complement Med 8, (1) 7-8 Author Site , DOI
Books
Zollman C, Vickers A & Richardson J 2008 ABC of Complementary Medicine. Blackwell
Chapters
Goodman B & Richardson J 2010 'Climate Change, Sustainability and Health in UK Higher Education: The Challenges for Nursing' in Jones P; Selby D; Sterling S Sustainability Education: Perspectives and Practice Across Higher Education London Earthscan
Richardson J & Wade M 2010 'Public Health Threats in a Changing Climate' in Kagawa F; Selby D Education and Climate Change: Living and Learning in Interesting Times Oxford Routledge
Richardson J & Wade M 2009 'Public health threats in a changing climate: Meeting the challenges through sustainable health education' Education and Climate Change: Living and Learning in Interesting Times 197-214 , DOI
Richardson J & Pilkington K 2007 'Evaluating complementary therapies' in Barraclough Enhancing Cancer Care: a practical guide to complementary support Oxford University Press
Richardson J & Saks M 2007 'Researching Orthodox and Complementary and Alternative Medicine' in Saks M; Allsop J Researching Health: Qualitative, Quantitative and Mixed Methods Sage 319-335
Reports
Molassiotis A, Russell W, Hughes J, Breckons M, Lloyd Williams M, Richardson J, Hulme C, Brearley S, Campbell M & Garrow A 2013 The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of acupressure for the control and management of chemotherapy-related acute and delayed nausea: Assessment of Nausea in Chemotherapy Research (ANCHoR), a randomised controlled trial. The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of acupressure for the control and management of chemotherapy-related acute and delayed nausea: Assessment of Nausea in Chemotherapy Research (ANCHoR), a randomised controlled trial. Health Tecnology Assessment , DOI

Links

National Library for Health Complementary and Alternatively Medicine Specialist Library

http://www.library.nhs.uk/cam

Research Council for Complementary Medicine

http://www.rccm.org.uk

Complementary and Alternative Medicine Evidence On-Line

http://www.rccm.org.uk/cameol