R Haworth

Senior Lecturer Social Policy

School of Soc Work, Psychology, Pub H

Tha University of Salford

Health Policy, Older People, health and social care, User Participation in health and social care decission making processes, Gender inequilities in the labour market

Rita is a senior lecturer in social policy at the University of Salford. Rita has also taught MA Welfare Studies at The University of Manchester. She is a Member of the Social Policy Association holding the post of executive member for four years. Rita's teaching and research interests include the impact of social policies on older people. Public and Patient participation in decision making processes within the NHS and gender inequalites.

BA (Hons) Community Studies First Class. MA (Economics)Social Policy Distinction for research, University of Manchester.

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  1. Haworth-Lomax, R 2016, How effective have user involvement policies been in including public and patient participation in decision making within the NHS? , in: : Dilemmas in Managing Change. 19th Annual Dilemmas for Human Services International Research Conference, The University of Northampton., The University of Northampton.. (Unpublished)
  2. Burke, ME, Collier, EH, Haworth-Lomax, R and Yates-Bolton, NJ 2014, 'Promoting good design' , The Journal of Dementia Care, 22 (1) , p. 18.
  3. Haworth-Lomax, R 2013, 'Older people' , in: An introduction to social policy , Sage publications limited, London, pp. 100-112.
  4. Haworth, R 2011, 'Patient choice and participation in decision making is not always that straightforward.' , British Medical Journal (BMJ) .
  5. Haworth, R and Melling, B 2009, Breaking down the barriers: to what extent are service users collaborating in decision making processes within the NHS? A review of policy implementation and outcomes , in: Dilemmas for Human Services (13th International Research Conference), 10 September 2009, The University of Stafford.
  6. Haworth, R and Melling, B 2008, 'From rhetoric to reality. A review of New Labour's proposals for greater public participation in local health service planning' , 1st International interprofessional conference .
  7. Shaw, SMI and Haworth, R 2004, 'Conceptulising student support in the Faculty of Health and Social Care' , Innovative Learning in Action, 2 , pp. 29-30.
  8. Haworth, R 2001, An evaluation of new labour's proposals for greater puplic participation in local health service planning. How 'well' is it working in primary care groups? , in: Social Policy Association/ policyStudies Association, Evaluating Labour's Health Policies, 24th March 2001, London. (Unpublished)
  9. Haworth, R and Shaw, S 2006, Getting them in and keeping them in. Evaluating support systems for mature female students in the faculty of Health and Social Care at the University of Salford , in: Aiming Higher network (North West) conference, 4th July 2006, Manchester Metropolitan University. (Unpublished)
  10. Haworth, R and Shaw, S 2007, Evaluating support systems for mature female students , in: Widening participation seminar, 2007, Faculty of Health and Social Care The University of Salford. (Unpublished)