Dr. Brigit M Chesworth

Research Associate, Research Support Team

Faculty of Health and Wellbeing

Brook Building, BB324

+44 (0) 1772 89 3725



  • Certificate in Higher Education, Teaching Toolkit, Pass, University of Central Lancashire, 2013
  • Master of Public Health (MPH) degree, Pass with Merit, University of Liverpool, 2011
  • MBChB degree in Medicine & Surgery, Pass with Honours, University of Manchester, 2008
  • BSc (Hons) degree in Psychology [intercalating MBChB/BDS students], 1st Class, University of Manchester, 2005

Full Profile

Brigit’s background is in Clinical Medicine and in Public Health. She holds undergraduate degrees in Psychology and in Medicine & Surgery, and has also completed a Master of Public Health degree. Prior to joining UCLan in April 2012 Brigit worked as a junior doctor, undertaking various clinical posts in primary and secondary care and in Public Health. Her work as a Research Associate in the Research Support Team involves providing academic support for a range of research activities and projects across the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing.


Chesworth B, Watkins C, Rogers S, Holland E, Redfern J, Hackett M, Davies P, Taylor S, Philip S, Targett S, Walker M, Lightbody L (2016). Development of the Stroke Patient Concerns Inventory. UK Stroke Forum, Liverpool, November 2016.

Chesworth, BM; Leathley, MJ; Thomas, LH; Sutton, CJ; Forshaw, D; Watkins, CL; The ICONS project team and the ICONS Patient, Public and Carer Involvement Groups (2015). Assessing fidelity to treatment delivery in the ICONS (Identifying Continence OptioNs after Stroke) cluster randomised feasibility trial. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 15: 68. DOI: 10.1186/s12874-015-0051-9.

Fowler, SJ; Thurston, A; Chesworth, B; Cheng, V; Constantinou, P; Vyas, A; Lillie, S; Haines, J (2015). The VCDQ – a Questionnaire for symptom monitoring in vocal cord dysfunction. Clinical and Experimental Allergy, 45: 1406 – 1411. DOI: 10.1111/cea.12550.

Hunt, A; Brown, E; Coad, J; Staniszewska, S; Hacking, S; Chesworth, B; Chambers, L (2015). ‘Why does it happen like this?’ Consulting with users and providers prior to an evaluation of services for children with life limiting conditions and their families. Journal of Child Health Care, 19: 320 – 333. DOI: 10.1177/1367493513510630.

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Membership of professional and learned bodies

Fully registered with the General Medical Council, without a license to practice [GMC number: 7017150]