Mrs Joyce HughesPrincipal Lecturer

Specialist Areas


Use of passive movements for unconscious patients on intensive care. The preliminary national survey is complete however there is potential for more work in this area.
CSP research priority area - management strategies for the treatment of phantom limb pain in amputees. This project is ongoing.

Research Interests


National survey looking at the use of passive movements for unconscious patients in intensive care. Findings were that there is no consensus on the use of passive movements for this client group by physiotherapists, the evidence base underpinning the rationale behind such treatment is still lacking. Funding was received for this project from RIHSC.
Cardio-respiratory physiotherapy for the critically ill patient

Professional Body Membership and Activity

Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
Health Professions Council

Research Outputs

Journal Articles

Stockley RC, Morrison J, Rooney J, Hughes J. (2012) "Move it or lose it? A survey of the aims of treatment when using passive movements in intensive care", Intensive Critical Care Nursing, Apr;28(2):82-7.
doi: 10.1016/j.iccn.2011.10.010.

Stockley R.C., Hughes J., Morrison J., Rooney J. 2010. "An investigation of the use of passive movements in intensive care by UK physiotherapists" Physiotherapy, vol.96 no.3, pp.228-233
url: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20674655

Sixsmith J.A., Griffiths J., Hughes J., Wren J., Penfold S., Natusch H. 2006. "Accessibility of Condoms to Young People in Manchester, UK" Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care, vol.32 no.4, pp.219-225
issn: 1471-1893 doi: 10.1783/147118906778586534

Randall D.W., Hughes J., O'Brien J., Rouncefield M. 2001. ""Memories Are Made of This": Explicating Organisational Knowledge and Memory" European Journal of Information Systems, vol.10 no.2, pp.113-121
issn: 0960-085X doi: 10.1057/palgrave.ejis.3000396

Research Reports

Stockley R.C., Hughes J., Morrison J., Rooney J. 2010. "An investigation of the use of passive movements in intensive care by UK physiotherapists" Physiotherapy, vol.96 no.3, pp.228-233
url: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20674655

Sixsmith J.A., Griffiths J., Hughes J., Wren J., Penfold S., Natusch H. 2006. "Accessibility of Condoms to Young People in Manchester, UK" Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care, vol.32 no.4, pp.219-225
issn: 1471-1893 doi: 10.1783/147118906778586534

Randall D.W., Hughes J., O'Brien J., Rouncefield M. 2001. ""Memories Are Made of This": Explicating Organisational Knowledge and Memory" European Journal of Information Systems, vol.10 no.2, pp.113-121
issn: 0960-085X doi: 10.1057/palgrave.ejis.3000396

Joyce Hughes

Research Centre

Health, Rehabilitation and Psychology

Department

Health Professions Department (Physiotherapy)
Birley Building
Birley Fields Campus
53 Bonsall Street
Manchester
M15 6GX

Tel: 0161 247 2883

Email: j.hughes@mmu.ac.uk