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Susy Cook

Susy Cook

About Susy Cook

As Associate Dean in School of Health and Social Care I am responsible for the International Portfolio. Developing strong working relationships within the school and other schools, services, overseas agencies and universities to develop beneficial partnerships and opportunities  to help raise the profile of the school and university.

Research interests and activities

Service Improvement, Leadership and Evaluation in Healthcare

Enterprise interest and activities

Interested in social enterprise, innovation, mobilisation and return on investment.

Publications

Cook S, Weller G, Graham Y. Development of a new balanced evaluation framework for service improvement. Journal of Improvement Science 2017; 44: 1-12.

Cook S, Hui A (2004) Applying an industry tool to increase safety across the whole patient journey at South Tees NHS Trust. Improvement Partnerships For Hospitals, NHS Modernisation Agency http://www.modern.nhs.uk/iph

Cook S, (2005) Jumping in at the Deep end.p13-21 In: Conner M, Scott M (2005) Intra-organisational spread. A practical framework for service improvement across healthcare. Chichester: Kingsham Press.

Artley A, Cook S, (2005) Evidence-based change: ensuring leaders practice what they preach! p33-46. In: Conner M, Scott M (2005) Intra-organisational spread. A practical framework for service improvement across healthcare. Chichester: Kingsham Press

Cook S (2005) Selecting and applying the most appropriate tool for change. In: Conner M, Scott M (2005) Intra-organisational spread. A practical framework for service improvement across healthcare. Chichester: Kingsham Press

Cook S (2010) Health Service Journal, Multisource feedback. Available at: http://www.hsj.co.uk/hsjknowledge/yourideasandsuggestions/multisourcefeedback/5019974.article

Walters S, Ayres J, Harrison R, Cook S, Saunders P, Somervaille L (2001) A Survey of  Respiratory Disease around Birmingham International Airport- The British Thoracic Society S45 iii16

Other research


Collaborator in an MRC funded national case control study of treatment with tamoxifen for breast cancer and risk of secondary cancer (under maiden name of Hall). Acknowledged in:

Swerdlow, A. and Jones, E (2007) Ovarian cancer risk in premenopausal and perimenopausal women treated with Tamoxifen: a case–control study, British Journal of Cancer, 96 (6) p. 850-855.