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Dr Jenny Ingram
Dr Jenny Ingram
Senior Research Fellow
Jenny has worked in the Institute of Child Health in Bristol (previous home of Child and Adolescent Health) since 1987. She is a senior researcher experienced in using quantitative and qualitative research methods. Her interests are in maternal and child health, infant feeding, particularly breastfeeding, injury prevention in pre-school children and health promotion. She has carried out studies investigating the hormonal predictors of breast milk output; explored breastfeeding attitudes with grandmothers, mothers and fathers in ethnic minority groups and in areas of deprivation; evaluated breastfeeding peer support; produced and evaluated an evidence-based inter-professional breastfeeding learning package for primary care teams; run a feasibility RCT on tongue-tie and breastfeeding, and studied changes in maternal confidence for those with babies in NICU. She also works as a senior research consultant with the NIHR Research Design Service-South West, leading a team of methodologists advising and supporting health professionals in developing grant applications for NIHR funding streams.
Aspects of Child Health, Child Health in Early Years, UoB
Supervision of 1 PhD student.
I am a senior researcher experienced in using quantitative and qualitative research methods. My interests are in maternal and child health, infant feeding, young people and health promotion. I also work at the NIHR Research Design Service-South West(Bristol) providing research advice and methodological support in applied health projects for health professionals.
maternal healthchild healthinfant feedingbreastfeedingyoung peopleprimary care
- Fleming, P, Ingram, J, Johnson, D & Blair, P, 2017, Estimating discharge dates using routinely collected data: improving the preparedness of parents of preterm infants for discharge home. Archives of Disease in Childhood - Fetal and Neonatal Edition, vol 102., pp. F170-F172
- Ingram, J, Redshaw, M, Manns, S, Beasant, L, Johnson, D, Fleming, P & Pontin, D, 2016, ‘Giving us hope’: parent and neonatal staff views and expectations of a planned family-centred discharge process (Train-to-Home). Health Expectations.
- Beattie, AM, Marques, EMR, Barber, M, Greenwood, RJ, Ingram, JC, Ayres, R, Neale, J, Rees, A, Coleman, B & Hickman, M, 2016, Script in a Day intervention for individuals who are injecting opioids: a feasibility randomized control trial. Journal of Public Health, vol 38., pp. 712-721
- Ingram, JC, Powell, JE, Blair, PS, Pontin, D, Redshaw, ME, Manns, S, Beasant, L, Burden, H, Johnson, DGF, Rose, C & Fleming, PJ, 2016, Does family-centred neonatal discharge planning reduce healthcare usage?: A before and after study in South West England. BMJ Open, vol 6.
- Horwood, J, Cabral, C, Hay, AD & Ingram, J, 2016, Primary care clinician antibiotic prescribing decisions in consultations for children with RTIs: a qualitative interview study. British Journal of General Practice, vol 66., pp. e207-e213
- Cabral, C, Ingram, JC, Lucas, PJ, Redmond, NM, Kai, J, Hay, AD & Horwood, JP, 2016, The influence of clinical communication on parents’ antibiotic expectations for children with Respiratory Tract Infections. Annals of Family Medicine, vol 14., pp. 141-147
- Cabral, C, Ingram, J, Lucas, P, Hay, A, Redmond, N, Horwood, J, Blair, P & Hollinghurst, S, 2016, Caring for children with coughs: Information and advice for parents. University of Bristol
- Ingram, J, Johnson, D & Fleming, P, 2016, Family-centred discharge planning from neonatal care units. Infant, vol 12.
- Ingram, JC, Blair, PS, Powell, JE, Manns, S, Burden, H, Pontin, D, Redshaw, M, Beasant, L, Rose, C, Johnson, DGF, Gaunt, D & Fleming, P, 2016, Preparing for Home: a before-and-after study to investigate the effects of a neonatal discharge package aimed at increasing parental knowledge, understanding and confidence in caring for their preterm infant before and after discharge from hospital. Health Services and Delivery Research, vol 4.
- Ingram, JC, Johnson, D, Copeland, ME, Churchill, C & Taylor, H, 2015, The development of a new breastfeeding assessment tool and the relationship with breastfeeding self-efficacy. Midwifery, vol 31., pp. 132-137
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