Dr Abigail Tazzyman
Sheffield Methods Institute
Lecturer in Qualitative Methods
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Sheffield Methods Institute
Interdisciplinary Centre of the Social Sciences (ICOSS)
Abigail joined the Sheffield Methods Institute as a Lecturer in Qualitative Methods in September 2020. Previously she was a Research Associate at Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester. Abigail completed a PhD at the University of York in 2015. Her thesis investigated female cultures of body modification across the life course, focusing on how women learn practices and the social norms which surround them. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, her research interests focus on organisation studies, inequalities and medical sociology/health services research and their intersection.
- Research interests
Abigail’s research focuses on the intersection between organisation studies, inequalities and medical sociology/health services research. Her research interests include:
- Gender and organisations
- Organisations, workforce and inequalities
- Professions, power and identity
- Qualitative research methods
- Health services/medical sociology
- The challenges of integrating signposting into general practice: qualitative stakeholder perspectives on care navigation and social prescribing in primary care. BMC Primary Care, 23(1).
- More that unites us than divides us? A qualitative study of integration of community health and social care services. BMC Family Practice, 21(1). View this article in WRRO
- Women's self‐presentation and the transition from classroom to workplace. Gender, Work & Organization, 27(3), 327-346.
- Reviving clinical governance? A qualitative study of the impact of professional regulatory reform on clinical governance in healthcare organisations in England. Health Policy, 124(4), 446-453.
- Reforming medical regulation: a qualitative study of the implementation of medical revalidation in England, using Normalization Process Theory. Journal of Health Services Research & Policy, 25(1), 30-40.
- Reforming regulatory relationships: The impact of medical revalidation on doctors, employers, and the General Medical Council in the United Kingdom. Regulation & Governance, 13(4), 593-608.
- Identifying and managing concerns about GPs in England: an interview study and case-series analysis. British Journal of General Practice, 69(684), e499-e506.
- Policing the profession? Regulatory reform, restratification and the emergence of Responsible Officers as a new locus of power in UK medicine. Social Science & Medicine, 213, 98-105.
- The Evolving Purposes of Medical Revalidation in the United Kingdom. Academic Medicine, 93(4), 642-647.
- The implementation of medical revalidation: an assessment using normalisation process theory. BMC Health Services Research, 17(1).
- Implementing medical revalidation in the United Kingdom: Findings about organisational changes and impacts from a survey of Responsible Officers. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 110(1), 23-30.
- ‘You're just a locum’: professional identity and temporary workers in the medical profession. Sociology of Health & Illness.
- Changing Organisational Practices through the Integration of Health and Social Care: Implications for Boundary Work and Identity Tactics, Managing Healthcare Organisations in Challenging Policy Contexts (pp. 151-173). Springer International Publishing
- Learning Womanhood: Body Modification, Girls and Identity, Talking Bodies (pp. 95-114). Springer International Publishing