Georgina Jones is a Professor of Health Psychology. Her research uses both quantitative and qualitative research methods and focuses on quality of life measurement, psychometrics, decision-making and questionnaire development, with a special focus on women's health.
Before joining Leeds Beckett University in 2016, she was a Reader in Social Science at the University of Sheffield in the School of Health and Related RGeorgina Jones is a Professor of Health Psychology and Chartered Psychologist. Her research uses both quantitative and qualitative research methods and focuses on quality of life measurement, psychometrics, decision-making and questionnaire development, with a special focus on women's reproductive health.
Before joining Leeds Beckett University in 2016, she was a Reader in Social Science at the University of Sheffield in the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR). She undertook her D.Phil at the University of Oxford (Green College) working in the Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and the Health Services Research Section.
She has led and supported the development and validation of new instruments; particularly within the field of women’s reproductive health; the Endometriosis Health Profile-30 (Jones et al, 2001, 2004, 2004, 2006), an electronic pelvic floor questionnaire (Radley & Jones 2004; Radley et al, 2006; Jones et al, 2008, 2009), the Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Questionnaire (Jones et al, 2004) and the Mothers & Partners Postnatal Health Instruments (Jones et al, 2011). Her EHP-30 is now officially translated into over 30 languages and is used internationally and in clinical trials by major pharmaceuticals.
Industry Expertise (3)
Health and Wellness
Areas of Expertise (7)
Quality of Life Measurement
University of Oxford (Green College): D.Phil
Media Appearances (1)
Vulnerable women are being failed by maternity services, report finds
Current models of maternity care in the UK are failing to reach pregnant women living in adverse social circumstances, research commissioned by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists has found.
Configuration of vascular services: a multiple methods research programmeProgramme Grants for Applied Research
2021 Vascular services is changing rapidly, having emerged as a new specialty with its own training and specialised techniques. This has resulted in the need for reconfiguration of services to provide adequate specialist provision and accessible and equitable services.
Creativity in public involvement: supporting authentic collaboration and inclusive research with seldom heard voicesResearch Involvement and Engagement volume
2021 The role of public involvement (PI) in healthcare research is growing in importance and it is imperative that researchers continuously reflect on how to promote the inclusion of patients and service users in the design and delivery of research. PI offers a mechanism for end-users to be involved planning, executing, and reporting research.
Secondary School Girls’ Experiences of Menstruation and Awareness of Endometriosis: A Cross-Sectional StudyJournal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
2021 To characterize typical menstrual characteristics in a large sample of secondary school girls, as well as knowledge of typical (ie, normal) menstruation, endometriosis awareness, and educational needs. To establish whether self-reported atypical period symptoms indicate menstrual characteristics suggesting the need for further clinical review for a specialist opinion.
Systematic Review of Factors Affecting Transition Readiness Skills in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel DiseaseJournal of Crohn's and Colitis
2021 The incidence of inflammatory bowel disease [IBD] diagnosed before adulthood is increasing worldwide. Transition from paediatric to adult health care requires certain skills. The aim of this study was to identify factors affecting these skills.
Survey to define informational needs of patients undergoing surgery for Crohn’s anal fistulaColorectal Disease
2020 There are many surgical treatments used in Crohn's anal fistula, although none is perfect. Decisions about surgery in this condition may be preference sensitive. The aim of this study was to identify what information patients would like in order to make treatment decisions and to explore experiences of making decisions in this setting.