Jayne holds a BSc in Psychology, an MSc in Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health, and a PhD in Health Sciences from the University of Stirling. She is interested in the impact of rare and life threatening conditions and generating evidence to support access to health technologies which improve quality of life for individuals and families.
She previously worked as the Health Services Research Manager at Myeloma UK, as a lecturer in in Psychology at the University of Stirling, and on clinical trials at the University of Glasgow (Neurology) and University College London (Institute of Child Health). She is an honorary research fellow at the University of Stirling. She has published work in the fields of patient preferences, the economic and societal impacts of disease, perceptions of patient reported outcome measures (PROMs), and patient and carer perceptions of clinical neurology trials in stroke.
Jayne has worked closely with patients as part of her previous clinical roles within the NHS and children’s hospices. She has also represented patients on research boards and worked with patient and carer panels on large projects and grants, including the Scottish Government funded Cancer Medicines Outcomes Programme (CMOP) and National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) funded studies.
She lives and works in Edinburgh, Scotland.