Janette Turner

BSc(Hons) MSc

Population Health, School of Medicine and Population Health

Honorary Senior Research Fellow


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Janette Turner
Population Health, School of Medicine and Population Health
Regent Court (ScHARR)
30 Regent Street
S1 4DA

Janette had a long research career in Sheffield, firstly with the Medical Care Research Unit and then as a founder member of ScHARR before she retired in 2020. During that time she led many research projects in the area of emergency care with a particular focus on pre-hospital care and played an important role is supporting policy innovations in telephone based urgent care services and within the UK ambulance service. From 2017-2020 she was the section head for Health Services Research. Janette has retained strong links with ScHARR and continues to support ongoing research projects led by the Centre for Urgent and Emergency Care Research (CURE).

Research interests

Urgent and Emergency Care, Service Delivery, Ambulance Policy


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Conference proceedings papers


  • Preston LR, Chambers D, Campbell F, Cantrell A, Turner J & Goyder E (2017) What evidence is there for the identification and management of frail older people in the emergency department? A systematic mapping review View this article in WRRO RIS download Bibtex download
  • Turner J, Jacques R, Crum A, Coster J, Stone A & Nicholl J (2017) Ambulance Response Programme Evaluation of Phase 1 and Phase 2 Final Report RIS download Bibtex download


Research group


Teaching interests

I act as a personal tutor for postgraduate students, supervise dissertations and supervise PhD research.

Professional activities and memberships
  • Member of the NHS England Ambulance Response programme Expert Reference Group
  • Associate member of the College of Paramedics
  • Board member of the 999 EMS Research Forum
  • Fellow of the International Academy of Emergency Medical Dispatch
  • Member of the National Ambulance Research Steering Group