Dr Lisa Hinton is senior social scientist and leads applied research into people’s experiences of health and illness. She is Director for Applied Research for the Health Experiences Research Group in the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences at Oxford University, where she leads work on using rigorous analysis of patient experiences to improve care. She has an international reputation for her work in pregnancy and pregnancy complications, birth, maternal morbidity, neonatal and adult intensive care in the UK, Kenya and India. Her work focusses on using innovative qualitative health research to evaluate complex digital interventions and to inform health policy and service improvement. Prior to moving to Oxford University, Lisa worked in health policy, and journalism and TV production for the BBC and Channel 4.
Lisa publishes widely in well-regarded medical and social science journals. She is also responsible for six collections on the unique and award-winning patient experiences website, Healthtalk.org, which is accessed by more than 7 million users a year (Infertility, Life Threatening Conditions in Pregnancy and Childbirth, Parent experiences of neonatal surgery, Hypertension in Pregnancy, Late Miscarriage, Experiences of Research Nurses, Midwives, Allied Health Professionals). Lisa teaches on the MSc in Evidence Based Health Care and and is a highly sought after qualitative research methods doctoral supervisor.