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PAUL SIMPSON

Dr, Senior Lecturer, Health and Social Well-Being

    Accepting PhD Students

    PhD projects

    Masculinities, ageing and the life course, gendered emotions, sex and intimacy in later life, LGBT ageing/later life, social class and ageing. As a sociologist, my interests relate but are not restricted to health and well-being.

    • 95 Citations
    • 6 h-Index
    20122019
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    Research Output 2012 2019

    2019
    Health Resources
    reflexivity
    health
    resources
    Focus Groups
    2018
    4 Citations (Scopus)
    41 Downloads (Pure)

    Turning the co-production corner: methodological reflections from an action research project to promote LGBT inclusion in care homes for older people.

    Willis, P., Almack, K., Hafford-Letchfield, T., Simpson, P., Billings, B. & Mall, N., 7 Apr 2018, In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 15, 4, p. 1-16

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Health Services Research
    Home Care Services
    Research
    Long-Term Care
    Sexual Minorities
    1 Citation (Scopus)
    10 Downloads (Pure)
    Open Access
    File
    Health Services Research
    Vulnerable Populations
    Health
    Masculinity
    Focus Groups
    2017
    3 Citations (Scopus)
    65 Downloads (Pure)

    An Evaluation of National Health Service's (NHS) Care Maker Programme: a mixed methods analysis

    Zubairu, K., Christiansen, A., Kirkcaldy, A., Kirton, J. A., Kelly, C., Simpson, P., Gillespie, A. & Brown, J., 1 Dec 2017, In : Journal of Clinical Nursing. 26, 23-24, p. 4634-4645

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    National Health Programs
    England
    Delivery of Health Care
    Midwifery
    Workplace
    20 Downloads (Pure)
    Open Access
    File
    masculinity
    Critical Analysis
    body image
    rating
    narrative
    6 Citations (Scopus)
    25 Downloads (Pure)
    Open Access
    File
    Health Services Research
    Home Care Services
    home care
    action research
    research project

    Football is the Best Medication’: the Health Stories of Men Facing Disadvantage.

    Simpson, P. & Richards, M., 30 May 2017, (Accepted/In press).

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

    Football

    Macho myth busting: working class men aren't all too tough to seek help.

    Simpson, P. & Richards, M., 5 Oct 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : The Conversation.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    working class
    myth
    low income
    mental health
    community
    3 Citations (Scopus)
    25 Downloads (Pure)

    Openness, Inclusion, and Transparency in the Practice of Public Involvement in Research: A Reflective Exercise to Develop Best Practice Recommendations

    Brown, L., Dickinson, T., Brown, W. C., Horne, M., Smith, S., Torkington, K. & Simpson, P., 3 Dec 2017, In : Health Expectations. 21, 2, p. 441-447

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Practice Guidelines
    Exercise
    Research
    Behavioral Medicine
    Sociology

    ‘It’s only a pain, nowt wrong with me’: challenging the stereotypes of men and health

    Richards, M. & Simpson, P., 15 Jul 2017, (Accepted/In press).

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

    Men's Health
    Posters
    Photography
    England
    Pain

    ‘It’s only a pain, nowt wrong with me’: challenging the stereotypes of men and health.

    Richards, M. & Simpson, P., 15 Jun 2017, (Accepted/In press).

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

    Men's Health
    Posters
    Pain
    Health
    2 Citations (Scopus)
    22 Downloads (Pure)

    ‘We’ve Had Our Sex Life Way Back’: Older Care Home Residents, Sexuality and Intimacy

    Simpson, P., Brown Wilson, C., Brown, L., Dickinson, T. & Horne, M., 27 Feb 2017, In : Ageing & Society. 18, 1, p. 33-43

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    sexuality
    resident
    intimacy
    staff
    home care
    2016
    1 Downloads (Pure)

    Ageisms and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Queer Cultures

    Simpson, P., 1 Jul 2016, The SAGE Encyclopaedia of LGBTQ Studies. Goldberg, A. (ed.). New York/London: Sage, 1480 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Open Access
    File
    ageism
    sexuality
    gender
    30 Downloads (Pure)
    Open Access
    File
    kinship
    friendship
    exclusion
    knowledge gap
    alienation
    9 Citations (Scopus)
    21 Downloads (Pure)

    Challenges and Opportunities in Researching Intimacy and Sexuality in Care Homes Accommodating Older People: a Feasibility Study

    Simpson, P., Brown Wilson, C., Brown, LJ., Dickinson, T. & Horne, M., 30 Aug 2016, In : Journal of Advanced Nursing. 73, 1, p. 127-137

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Sexuality
    Feasibility Studies
    Home Care Services
    Research
    Focus Groups
    3 Citations (Scopus)
    1 Downloads (Pure)
    Open Access
    File
    resources
    knowledge gap
    mobilization
    interview
    experience
    13 Citations (Scopus)
    26 Downloads (Pure)
    Open Access
    File
    resident
    staff
    home care
    disposition
    faith
    2015

    An Evaluation of NHS England’s Care Maker Programme: Final Report

    Brown, J., Kirkcaldy, A., Kirton, J., Kelly, C., Simpson, P. & Zubairu, K., 1 Sep 2015, Ormskirk: Edge Hill University. 82 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportProject report

    Open Access
    File
    evaluation
    interview

    Gender, Sexuality and Ageing

    Simpson, P., 1 Sep 2015, Psychology of Gender and Sexuality. Barker, M-J. & Richards, C. (eds.). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 375-390 476 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    sexuality
    gender

    Middle-aged Gay Men, Ageing and Ageism: over the Rainbow?

    Simpson, P., 1 Oct 2015, Basinsgstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. 264 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

    23 Citations (Scopus)
    25 Downloads (Pure)

    Older Care Home Residents and Sexual/Intimate Citizenship

    Simpson, P., Horne, M., Brown, LJ., Brown Wilson, C. & Dickinson, T., 14 Oct 2015, In : Ageing & Society. p. 1-23

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    intimacy
    home care
    sexuality
    citizenship
    resident
    2014
    8 Citations (Scopus)
    25 Downloads (Pure)

    Differentiating Selves: Middle-aged Gay Men in Manchester’s Less Visible ‘Homospaces’

    Simpson, P., 31 Mar 2014, In : The British Journal Of Sociology. 65, 1, p. 150-169 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    social support
    website
    village
    Group
    interview

    Making Sense of Middle-Aged Gay Men’s Stories of Ageing

    Simpson, P., 2 Apr 2014, Intergenerational Space.. Vanderbeck, R. & Worth, N. (eds.). London: Routledge, p. 300-315

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    participant observation
    interview
    5 Citations (Scopus)

    Oppression, Acceptance or Civil Indifference? Middle-aged Gay Men’s Accounts of ‘Heterospaces,’

    Simpson, P., 1 Jun 2014, Debating Modern Masculinities: Change,Continuity or Crisis?. Roberts, S. (ed.). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 70-87 144 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    oppression
    masculinity
    acceptance
    33 Downloads (Pure)

    Using Participant Observation and Interviews to Study Middle-aged Gay Men, Ageing and Ageism

    Simpson, P., 1 Oct 2014, Sage Research Methods in Action Case Studies. Sage, P. (ed.). London/Thousand Oaks (CA): Sage

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Open Access
    File
    participant observation
    qualitative method
    interview
    research project
    community
    2013
    5 Citations (Scopus)
    32 Downloads (Pure)
    File
    kinship
    friendship
    resources
    mobilization
    threat
    24 Downloads (Pure)

    Work that Body: Distinguishing an Authentic Middle-Aged Gay Self.

    Simpson, P., 2 Sep 2013, In : Critical Studies in Fashion and Beauty. 4, 1-2, p. 147-171

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    self-presentation
    ambivalence
    authenticity
    citizenship
    village
    2012
    10 Citations (Scopus)
    25 Downloads (Pure)
    Open Access
    File
    precariousness
    normativity
    legitimacy
    interview
    homophobia