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Portrait of Susan Bradley

Susan Bradley

PhD Student

School of Health Sciences

Contact

Postal address

City, University of London
Northampton Square
London
EC1V 0HB
United Kingdom

About

Overview

Susan joined City Univeristy in October 2014 and is a PhD student in the Health Services Research and Management Division.

Susan has a BSc (Hons) Biology from the University of Sussex, a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Science) from the University of Reading and an MSc in Global Health from Trinity College Dublin (2007). Her MSc thesis explored the factors affecting the performance and retention of mid-level providers in emergency obstetric and newborn health care within the Malawian health system.

From 2007-2014 Susan worked as a researcher at Trinity College Dublin and also spent some time as a researcher/writer with AMDD, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. She has extensive experience of undertaking research and working with partners in sub-Saharan Africa, including training local data collection teams, overseeing the piloting of research instruments and capacity building for qualitative data analysis with project partners in Malawi, Tanzania and Mozambique.

Publications

Journal articles (9)

  1. Madede, T., Sidat, M., McAuliffe, E., Patricio, S.R., Uduma, O., Galligan, M. … Cambe, I. (2017). The impact of a supportive supervision intervention on health workers in Niassa, Mozambique: A cluster-controlled trial. Human Resources for Health, 15(1). doi:10.1186/s12960-017-0213-4.
  2. Uduma, O., Galligan, M., Mollel, H., Masanja, H., Bradley, S. and McAuliffe, E. (2017). The impact of a human resource management intervention on the capacity of supervisors to support and supervise their staff at health facility level. Human Resources for Health, 15(1). doi:10.1186/s12960-017-0225-0.
  3. Bradley, S., McCourt, C., Rayment, J. and Parmar, D. (2016). Disrespectful intrapartum care during facility-based delivery in sub-Saharan Africa: A qualitative systematic review and thematic synthesis of women's perceptions and experiences. Social Science and Medicine, 169, pp. 157–170. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2016.09.039.
  4. Chipeta, E., Bradley, S., Chimwaza-Manda, W. and McAuliffe, E. (2016). Working relationships between obstetric care staff and their managers: A critical incident analysis. BMC Health Services Research, 16(1). doi:10.1186/s12913-016-1694-x.
  5. Shemdoe, A., Mbaruku, G., Dillip, A., Bradley, S., William, J.J., Wason, D. … Hildon, Z.J.L. (2016). Explaining retention of healthcare workers in Tanzania: Moving on, coming to 'look, see and go', or stay? Human Resources for Health, 14(1). doi:10.1186/s12960-016-0098-7.
  6. Bradley, S., Kamwendo, F., Chipeta, E., Chimwaza, W., de Pinho, H. and McAuliffe, E. (2015). Too few staff, too many patients: A qualitative study of the impact on obstetric care providers and on quality of care in Malawi. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 15, p. 65. doi:10.1186/s12884-015-0492-5.
  7. Chimwaza, W., Chipeta, E., Ngwira, A., Kamwendo, F., Taulo, F., Bradley, S. … McAuliffe, E. (2014). What makes staff consider leaving the health service in Malawi? Hum Resour Health, 12, p. 17. doi:10.1186/1478-4491-12-17.
  8. Bradley, S., Kamwendo, F., Masanja, H., de Pinho, H., Waxman, R., Boostrom, C. … McAuliffe, E. (2013). District health managers' perceptions of supervision in Malawi and Tanzania. Hum Resour Health, 11, p. 43. doi:10.1186/1478-4491-11-43.
  9. Bradley, S. and McAuliffe, E. (2009). Mid-level providers in emergency obstetric and newborn health care: factors affecting their performance and retention within the Malawian health system. Hum Resour Health, 7, p. 14. doi:10.1186/1478-4491-7-14.

Professional activities

Events/conferences (5)

  1. Bradley S, Masanja H, Kamwendo F, McAuliffe E and de Pinho H (2010) Factors Affecting Job Satisfaction and Retention: The Importance of Supervision. New Delhi, India (2010).
    Description: Global Maternal Health Conference
  2. Bradley S, Kamwendo F, Masanja H, de Pinho H, Waxman R, Boostrom C and McAuliffe E (2010) An in-depth exploration of health worker supervision in Malawi and Tanzania. Dublin, Ireland (2010).
    Description: The Global Health Workforce: Pathways to Health, Irish Forum for Global Health Conference.
  3. Bradley S, Kamwendo F, Masanja H, de Pinho H, Sidat M and McAuliffe E (2010) Research Capacity Building. Dublin, Ireland (2010).
    Description: The Global Health Workforce: Pathways to Health, Irish Forum for Global Health Conference.
  4. Bradley S, McAuliffe E and Shehu D (2009) Advocacy, research, policy – HSSE makes it happen. Havana, Cuba (2009).
    Description: Innovating for the Health of All, Global Forum for Health Research.
  5. Bradley S and McAuliffe E (2008) Mid-level providers in emergency obstetric and newborn health care: factors affecting their performance and retention within the Malawian health system. Kampala, Uganda (2008).
    Description: First Global Health Workforce Alliance Forum