Jane Ferguson

Jane Ferguson, BSc. MSc. PhD


Personal profile


Jane is an experienced academic with a track record of collaborating with health professionals, healthcare leaders and policy makers to co-produce impactful research that answers key problems relating to healthcare and the healthcare workforce while advancing theory. 

Jane has worked in the field of workforce and health services research since 2004 and has been teaching and supporting university undergraduate and postgraduate students and healthcare professionals since 2005. Jane’s knowledge of the NHS has been gained partly through working in psychiatric units and through her teaching and research career, which has focussed on the working lives of healthcare professionals. Jane’s work has involved both understanding and communicating complex conceptual ideas in healthcare including, for example, leadership, learning at work, equality and diversity, job satisfaction, career progression, fairness in organisations, workforce shortages and precarious work, regulation and implementation of new practices.


My collaborations

Professor Kieran Walshe

Dr Abigail Tazzyman

Alan Boyd

Professor Darren Ashcroft

Dr Liz Seston

Dr Sarah Willis



2012 - PhD in Pharmacy Practice, University of Manchester

2005 - MSc in Applied Psychology, Liverpool Hope University

2001 - BSc in Psychology, Liverpool Hope University

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being


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