Shereen Hussein leads the Care Workforce Change Research Group. Shereen is a Professor of Health and Social Care Policy at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. She is an established multi-disciplinary research leader with extensive social care and health research experience working primarily with policymakers in the UK and internationally. Her background is in medical demography, statistics and computer science. Shereen is a Co-Director of a Department of Health and Social Care funded Policy Research Unit (PRUComm), focusing on health and social care systems and commissioning and acts as a specialist advisor to the House of Commons Health and Social Care Committee. Shereen leads an extensive research portfolio on health and social care in the UK, including community health services (CHS) and utilisation of hospital care, unmet needs among older people and the role of CHS, social care workforce recruitment and retention, equity and diversity in care outcomes, measuring wellbeing in care settings, migration and care, the impact of COVID19 on care homes and care outcomes. Shereen has a global interest in ageing and collaborates with prominent international policy stakeholders, including the United Nations, the World Health Organisation, and the World Bank. She has acted as an expert advisor to various OECD and Middle-income countries to develop long term care and dementia policies and plans and established a unique network on population ageing in the Middle East and North Africa (www.MENARAH.org).
- Health and social care policy
- Health and social care services research
- Health and social care workers
- Hussein, S. The Global Demand for Migrant Care Workers: Drivers and Implications on Migrants’ Wellbeing. Sustainability 2022, 14, 10612. https://doi.org/10.3390/su141710612
- Sims, S.; Harris, R.; Hussein, S.; Rafferty, A.M.; Desai, A.; Palmer, S.; Brearley, S.; Adams, R.; Rees, L.; Fitzpatrick, J.M. Social Distancing and Isolation Strategies to Prevent and Control the Transmission of COVID-19 and Other Infectious Diseases in Care Homes for Older People: An International Review. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2022, 19, 3450. https://doi.org/10.3390/ ijerph19063450
- Hussein, S., & Charlesworth, S. (2022). Introduction: Policies and Practices Shaping Long-Term Care: Between an Inclusivity Ethos and Service Delivery Realities. Social Policy and Society, Themed Section, 21(2), 257-260. doi:10.1017/S1474746421000919
- Reed, AC, Murmann, M, Hsu, A, Turnpenny, A, Van Houtven, C, Laberge, M, Low, L-F, Hussein, S, and Allin, S. (2022). Risk Recognition Policies for the Long-Term Care Workforce during the First Year of the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Multi-Country Study. Journal of Long-Term Care, (2022), pp. 22–39. DOI: https://doi.org/10.31389/jltc.110
- Hussein, S. (2022). Employment Inequalities Among British Minority Ethnic Workers in Health and Social Care at the Time of Covid-19: A Rapid Review of the Literature. Social Policy and Society, 21(2), 316-330. doi:10.1017/S1474746421000841
- Hussein, S., Towers, A-M., Palmer, S., Brookes, N., Silarova, B., Mäkelä, P. (2022). Developing a Scale of Care Work-Related Quality of Life (CWRQoL) for Long-Term Care Workers in England. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 19(2): 945. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19020945
- Silarova, B., Brookes, N., Palmer, S., Towers, A.-M., & Hussein, S. (2022). Understanding and measuring the work-related quality of life among those working in adult social care: A scoping review. Health & Social Care in the Community, 00, 1– 28. https://doi.org/10.1111/hsc.13718
- Yazdanpanahi, M. and Hussein, S. (2021) Sustainable Ageing: Supporting Healthy Ageing and Independence Amongst Older Turkish Migrants in the UK. Sustainability, 13, 10387. https://doi.org/10.3390/su131810387
- Fitzpatrick JM, Rafferty AM, Hussein S, Ezhova, I., Palmer, S. Adams, R., Rees, L., Brearley, S., Sims, S. & Harris, R. (2021) Protecting older people living in care homes from COVID-19: a protocol for a mixed-methods study to understand the challenges and solutions to implementing social distancing and isolation. BMJ Open 2021;11:e050706. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-050706
- Lau Y.S., Malisauskaite, G., Brookes, N., Hussein, S. & Sutton, M. (2021). Complements or substitutes? Associations between volumes of care provided in the community and hospitals. The European Journal of Health Economics. PMID: 34138375 DOI: 10.1007/s10198-021-01329-6
- Ismail, M., & Hussein, S. (2021). An Evidence Review of Ageing, Long-Term Care Provision and Funding Mechanisms in Turkey: Using Existing Evidence to Estimate Long-Term Care Cost. Sustainability, 13(11), 6306. doi:10.3390/su13116306
- Turnpenny, A. and Hussein, S. (2021) Migrant Home Care Workers in the UK: a Scoping Review of Outcomes and Sustainability and Implications in the Context of Brexit. Journal of International Migration and Integration. DOI: 10.1007/s12134-021-00807-3
- Stevens, M., Harris, J., Moriarty, J., Hussein, S., Manthorpe, J. and Cornes, M. (2021) What encourages care workers to continue working in intellectual disability services in England? Interview findings. Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 25(3): 317-332.
- Hussein, S. (ed.) (2021) “Sustainable Care: Facing Global Ageing More Effectively”, Sustainability, Special Issue. https://www.mdpi.com/journal/sustainability/special_issues/Sustainable_CareHussein, S. (2020) Inter-European social workers’ mobility within a dynamic social work and immigration policy context: A case study of England. European Journal of Social Work, 23(4): 566-579.