Dr Lucy WebbSenior Lecturer

Specializes in substance misuse teaching, research and consultancy, especially around service provision and young people.

Specialist Areas


Database analysis, treatment, prevention and service provision in substance misuse.

Research Interests


Service development for young people misusing substances
alcohol treatment outcomes
gender differences in service provision
treatment outcomes for substance misuse.

Professional Body Membership and Activity


Nursing & Midwifery Council
British Psychological Society, Division of Health Psychology (associate member)

Editorships and Consultancies


Staffordshire DAT/ADSIS (Alcohol & Drug Services in Staffordshire): service development for young substance misusers.
Consultancy commisioned by
Tony Ryan Associates 2005
Greater Manchester Tier 4a Alcohol Services: A review to support service and system development

Research Outputs

Authored Books

Webb L., Ghodse A.H., Oyefeso A., Schifano F., Pollard M., Corkery C., Jambert-Gray 2002. "Drug-related deaths as reported by coroners in England & Wales, Annual Review 2001 & np-SAD Surveillance Report No.9". London: European Centre for Addiction Studies.
isbn: 1-897778-07-4

Webb L., Ghodse A.H., Oyefeso A., Pollard M., Corkery C. 2001. "Drug-related deaths as reported by coroners in England & Wales, Annual Review 2000 & np-SAD Surveillance Report No.7". St George's Medical School.
isbn: 1-897778-91-0

Edited Books

Webb L. (eds) 2011. "Nursing: Communication Skills for Practice". Oxford University Press.
isbn: 978-0-199582-72-3

Chapters

Holt M., Webb L. 2011. "Engagement, Motivation and Changing Behaviour" in: L.Webb (eds) Nursing: Communication Skills for Practice. Oxford University Press. pp.277-299
isbn: 978-0-199582-72-3

Miller E., Webb L. 2011. "Active Listening & Attending: Communication and the Healthcare Environment" in: L.Webb (eds) Nursing: Communication Skills for Practice. Oxford University Press. pp.52-71
isbn: 978-0-199582-72-3

Miller E., Webb L. 2011. "Theory to Practice: Communicating Therapeutically" in: L.Webb (eds) Nursing: Communication Skills for Practice. Oxford University Press. pp.93-115
isbn: 978-0-199582-72-3

Webb L. 2011. "Introduction to Communication Skills" in: L.Webb (eds) Nursing: Communication Skills for Practice. Oxford University Press. pp.3-19
isbn: 978-0-199582-72-3 url: http://www.oup.com/uk/orc/bin/9780199582723/webb_ch01.pdf

Webb L. 2011. "How to Relate to Others Effectively" in: L.Webb (eds) Nursing: Communication Skills for Practice. Oxford University Press. pp.33-51
isbn: 978-0-199582-72-3

Webb L. 2011. "Groups and Teamwork" in: L.Webb (eds) Nursing: Communication Skills for Practice. Oxford University Press. pp.72-89
isbn: 978-0-199582-72-3

Webb L. 2011. "Facing Challenges in Healthcare Communication" in: L.Webb (eds) Nursing: Communication Skills for Practice. Oxford University Press. pp.116-136
isbn: 978-0-199582-72-3

Webb L. 2011. "Professional Communication Skills for Student Survival: Self-Management, Writing and Presenting" in: L.Webb (eds) Nursing: Communication Skills for Practice. Oxford University Press. pp.182-199
isbn: 978-0-199582-72-3

Webb L. 2011. "Communication for Personal and Professional Development" in: L.Webb (eds) Nursing: Communication Skills for Practice. Oxford University Press. pp.300-312
isbn: 978-0-199582-72-3

Journal Articles

Webb, L (2012) "Tools for the job: why relying on risk assessment tools is still a risky business", Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 19(2), pp 132-139
doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2850.2011.01762.x

Webb, L. (2012) "The Recovery Model and Complex Health Needs: What Health Psychology Can Learn from Mental Health and Substance Misuse Service Provision", Journal of Health Psychology, 1-11
doi: 10.1177/1359105311425276

Webb, L. Witham, G. & Ford, T. (2011) "The provision of a mental health practitioner within a young people's substance misuse clinical team", Journal of Mental Health & Substance Use
doi: 10.1080/17523281.2011.631503

Webb, L (2009) "Counting girls out: A review of suicide among young substance misusers and gender difference implications in the evaluation of risk", Drugs: Education, Prevention, and Policy, 16(2), pp. 103-126
doi: 10.1080/09687630701801404

Webb L., Ryan T. 2009. "Hitting the target and missing the point: Is the United Nations playing games with the world's most vulnerable?" Journal of Health Management, vol.11 no.1, pp.229-241
issn: 0972-0634 doi: 10.1177/097206340901100115

Webb L., Ryan T., Meier P. 2008. "Care Pathways to In-Patient Alcohol Detoxification and Their Efects on Predictors of Treatment Completion" Journal of Substance Use, vol.13 no.4, pp.255-267
issn: 1465-9891 doi: 10.1080/14659890801886960

Ryan T., Meier P., Webb L. 2006. "A systems approach to care pathways into in-patient alcohol detoxification: Outcomes from a retrospective study" Drug and Alcohol Dependance, vol.85 no.1, pp.28-34
issn: 0376-8716 doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2006.03.008

Ryan T., Hills B., Webb L. 2004. "Nurse staffing levels and budgeted expenditure in acute mental health wards: A benchmarking study" Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, vol.11 no.1, pp.73-81
issn: 1365-2850 doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2850.2004.00691.x

Cheeta S., Schifano F., Oyefeso A., Webb L., Ghodse A.H. 2004. "Antidepressant Related Deaths and Antidepressant Prescriptions in England and Wales (1998-2000)" The British Journal of Psychiatry, vol.184 no.1, pp.41-47
issn: 0007-1250 doi: 10.1192/bjp.184.1.41

Webb L., Oyefeso A., Schifano F., Cheeta S., Pollard M., Ghodse A.H. 2003. "Cause and Manner of Death in Drug-related Fatality: An Analysis of Drug-related Deaths Recorded by Coroners in England and Wales in 2000" Drug and Alcohol Dependence, vol.72 no.1, pp.67-74
issn: 0376-8716 doi: 10.1016/S0376-8716(03)00191-1

Schifano F., Oyefeso A., Webb L., Pollard M., Cheeta S., Ghodse A.H. 2003. "Review of Deaths Related to Taking Ecstasy, England and Wales, 1997-2000" British Medical Journal, vol.326 no.7380, pp.80-81
issn: 1468-5833 doi: 10.1136/bmj.326.7380.80

Webb L. 2002. "Deliberate Self-harm in Adolescence: A Systematic Review of Psychological and Psychosocial Factors" Journal of Advanced Nursing, vol.38 no.3, pp.235-244
issn: 1365-2648 doi: 10.1046/j.1365-2648.2002.02174.x

Conference Presentations

Webb L. 2001. "Drug and Alcohol Liaison in a General Hospital Setting" at: Croydon Health Authority and Drug Action Team, Drug and Alcohol Forum. London, UK.

Webb L. 2001. "Role of the Drug & Alcohol Liaison Team in St George's Hospital, London" at: Annual Conference, Association of Nurses in Substance Abuse. Southampton, UK.

Research Reports

Webb L. 2009. "'PhD Thesis' Will evidence-based practice help the practitioner meet the needs of all the patients in the waiting room?" for

Lucy Webb

Research Centre

Health, Rehabilitation and Psychology

Department

Nursing Department
Birley Building
Birley Fields Campus
53 Bonsall Street
Manchester
M15 6GX

Tel: 0161 2472448

Fax: 0161 2476328

Email: l.webb@mmu.ac.uk