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Allied Health, Midwifery and Social Care
Job Title: Senior Research Fellow
Phone: +44 (0)20 8725 4642
Location: St George's, University of London
Gill is a senior lecturer and senior research fellow. Previously she worked as a health visitor and midwife before moving into higher education. She has also worked overseas for non-governmental organisations in primary healthcare development projects and on emergency healthcare programmes, and in 1993 she obtained an MSc from the Department of Public Health and Policy at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Gill currently teaches on the MSc in Rehabilitation and the BSc in Physiotherapy. She is the module leader for the postgraduate module Critical Practice.
Gill has considerable research experience and is currently involved in several studies. She is a co-applicant on a research project examining the dissatisfaction of carers of stroke patients with social care services. Ongoing work from the Whitehall II study is examining retirement from work and health inequalities and participant participation in longitudinal studies. Her research interests include participation in longitudinal studies, ageing, retirement, exercise interventions in longitudinal illnesses, and the satisfaction of carers of stroke survivors with social care.
Gill is also a senior facilitator for Teens and Toddlers, a successful organisation working with teenagers from disadvantaged backgrounds and on preventing teenage pregnancies.
Participation in longitudinal studies; ageing; retirement; exercise interventions in long-term illnesses; the satisfaction of carers of stroke survivors with social care.
Dewhurst, Sarah, Tigue, Ruth, Sandsund, Cathy, Mein, Gill and Shaw, Clare
Factors influencing people's ability to maintain their activity levels during treatment for soft tissue sarcoma : a qualitative study.
Physiotherapy Theory and Practice,
ISSN (print) 0959-3985
(Epub Ahead of Print)
Mein, Gill and Grant, Robert
A cross-sectional exploratory analysis between pet ownership and sleep, exercise, health and neighborhood perceptions : The Whitehall II cohort study.
BMC Geriatrics, 18(176),
ISSN (online) 1471-2318
Malcolm, Lorna, Mein, Gill, Jones, Alison, Talbot-Rice, Helena, Maddocks, Matthew and Bristowe, Katherine
Strength in numbers : patient experiences of group exercise within hospice palliative care.
BMC Palliative Care, 15(97),
ISSN (online) 1472-684X
Greenwood, Nan, Holley, Jess, Ellmers, Theresa, Mein, Gill and Cloud, Geoffrey
Qualitative focus group study investigating experiences of accessing and engaging with social care services: perspectives of carers from diverse ethnic groups caring for stroke survivors.
BMJ Open, 6,
ISSN (online) 2044-6055
Groeneveldt, Lara, Mein, Gill, Garrod, Rachel, Jewell, Andrew P, Van Someren, Ken, Stephens, Richard, D’Sa, Shirley P and Yong, Kwee L
A mixed exercise training programme is feasible and safe and may improve quality of life and muscle strength in multiple myeloma survivors.
BMC Cancer, 13(1),
ISSN (online) 1471-2407
Mein, Gill, Seale, Clive, Rice, Helen, Johal, Suneeta, Ashcroft, Richard E, Ellison, George and Tinker, Anthea
Altruism and participation in longitudinal health research? Insights from the Whitehall II study.
Social Science & Medicine, 75(12),
ISSN (print) 0277-9536
Mein, Gill, Johal, Suneeta, Grant, Robert L, Seale, Clive, Ashcroft, Richard and Tinker, Anthea
Predictors of two forms of attrition in a longitudinal health study involving ageing participants: An analysis based on the Whitehall II study.
BMC Medical Research Methodology, 12(164),
ISSN (online) 1471-2288
Ramdharry, Gita, Thornhill, Anna, Mein, Gill, Reilly, Mary and Marsden, Jonathan
Exploring the experience of fatigue in people with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease.
Neuromuscular Disorders, 22(S3),
ISSN (print) 0960-8966
Tinker, Anthea, Mein, Gill, Bhamra, Suneeta, Ashcroft, Richard and Seale, Clive
Retaining older people in longitudinal research studies: some ethical issues.
Research Ethics Review, 5(2),
ISSN (online) 2047-6094
Bhamra, Suneeta, Tinker, Anthea, Mein, Gill, Ashcroft, Richard and Askham, Janet
The retention of older people in longitudinal studies: a review of the literature.
Quality in Ageing and Older Adults, 9(4),
ISSN (print) 2044-1827
Mein, Gill and McDowell, Andrew
ISSN (print) 0307-5508
Mein, Gill and Ellison, G.T.H
The impact of early retirement on perceptions of life at work and at home: qualitative analyses of British civil servants participating in the Whitehall II Retirement Study.
International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 63(3),
ISSN (print) 0091-4150
Mein, Gill K., Shipley, Martin J., Hillsdon, Melvyn, Ellison, George T.H. and Marmot, Michael G.
Work, retirement and physical activity: cross-sectional analyses from the Whitehall II study.
European Journal of Public Health, 15(3),
ISSN (print) 1101-1262
Hyde, Martin, Ferrie, Jane, Higgs, Paul, Mein, Gill and Nazroo, James
The effects of pre-retirement factors and retirement route on circumstances in retirement: findings from the Whitehall II study.
Ageing and Society, 24(2),
ISSN (print) 0144-686X
Higgs, Paul, Mein, Gill, Ferrie, Jane, Hyde, Martin and Nazroo, James
Pathways to early retirement: structure and agency in decision-making among British civil servants.
Ageing and Society, 23(6),
ISSN (print) 0144-686x
Mein, Gill, Martikainen, P., Hemingway, H., Stansfeld, S. and Marmot, M.
Is retirement good or bad for mental and physical health functioning? Whitehall II longitudinal study of civil servants.
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 57(1),
ISSN (print) 0143-005X
Mein, Gill, Martikainen, Pekka, Stansfeld, Stephen A., Brunner, Eric J., Fuhrer, Rebecca and Marmot, Michael G.
Predictors of early retirement in British civil servants.
Age and Ageing, 29(6),
ISSN (print) 0002-0729
Mein, G., Higgs, P., Ferrie, J. and Stansfeld, S.A.
Paradigms of retirement: the importance of health and ageing in the whitehall II study.
Social Science & Medicine, 47(4),
ISSN (print) 0277-9536
Witty-Merrin, Adam, Joshi, Miraj, Dawes, Jo and Mein, Gill
Impact of bicycle provision on the health of refugees in London : a qualitative study.
In: Public Health Science 2018 : A National Conference Dedicated to New Research in UK Public Health;
23 Nov 2018, Belfast, U.K..
Gray, C, Cole, M and Mein, G
Occupational therapy : a vital role in rehabilitation
with patients having a circular frame.
In: College of Occupational Therapists 40th Annual Conference & Exhibition;
28-30 Jun 2016, Harrogate, U.K..
Mein, Gill, Brent, Maria, Byford, Ian, Hall, Nigel, Kahraman, Ayfer and Lindsay, Jane
A review of Public Health Services for older people in the Royal Borough of Kingston: the perspectives of service users and residents.
Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, Kingston University and St George's, University of London.