Dr. Catrin Evans is a nurse and Associate Professor in the School of Health Sciences, University of Nottingham. Catrin also has a background in medical anthropology and public health and has spent many years working overseas. Catrin’s research interests focus on using participatory qualitative approaches to understand migrant health experiences and build culturally safe healthcare systems. Catrin has a particular interest in sexual and reproductive health and has undertaken research on HIV, trafficking, sex work, and FGM. Catrin is co-Director of a Centre for Evidence Based Healthcare (a JBI Centre of Excellence) and has been involved in several knowledge translation projects to develop clinical practice guidelines.
Higginbottom, G., Evans, C., Morgan, M., Bharj, K., Eldridge, J., Hussain, B., Salt, K. (2020) Access to and interventions to improve maternity care services for immigrant women: a narrative synthesis systematic review. Health Services and Delivery Research, 8(14).
Evans, C., Suggs, S., Turner, K., Occa, A., Juma, A., Blake, H. (2019) Mobile phone messaging to promote uptake of HIV testing among migrant African communities in the UK. Health Education Journal, 78(1), 24-37
Evans, C., Tweheyo, R., McGarry, J., Eldridge, J., Albert, J., Nkoyo, V., Higginbottom, G. (2019) Crossing Cultural Divides: A Qualitative Systematic Review of Factors Influencing the Provision of Healthcare related to Female Genital Mutilation from the Perspective of Health Professionals. PLOS ONE, 14, e0211829
Evans, C., Tweheyo, R., McGarry, J., Eldridge, J., Albert, J., Nkoyo, V., Higginbottom, G. (2019) Seeking Culturally Safe Care: A Qualitative Systematic Review of the Healthcare Experiences of Women and Girls who have Undergone Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting. MJ Open 9, e027452
Evans, C., Tweheyo, R., McGarry, J., Eldridge, J., Albert, J., Nkoyo, V., Higginbottom, G. (2019) Improving care for women and girls who have undergone female genital mutilation/cutting: qualitative systematic reviews. Health Service Delivery Research, 7(31).
Higginbottom, G., Evans, C., Morgan, M., Kaur-Bharj, K., Eldridge, J., Hussain, B. (2019) Experience of and access to maternity care in the UK by immigrant women: a narrative synthesis systematic review. BMJ Open, 9, e029478.
Blake, H., Hussain, B., Hand, J., Rowlands, D., Juma, A., Evans, C. (2018) Employee perceptions of a workplace HIV testing intervention. International Journal of Workplace Health Management 11(5), 333-348
Vans, C., Turner, K., Suggs, S., Occa, A., Juma, A., Blake, H. (2016) Developing a mHealth intervention to promote uptake of HIV testing among African communities in the UK: A qualitative study. BMC Public Health 16, 656.
Evans, C., Turner, K., Blake, H., Juma, A., Suggs, S., Occa, A. (2015) Text messaging to encourage uptake of HIV testing amongst African communities: Findings from a theory based feasibility study. HIV Medicine, 16(Suppl. 2), 54.
Ndirangu, E., Evans, C. (2009) The importance of HIV specialist services for African women living with HIV in Nottingham: results of a qualitative study. HIV Nursing, 9(1), 8-14.
Ndirangu, E., Evans, C. (2009) Experiences of African Immigrant Women Living with HIV in the U.K: Implications for Health Professionals. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health 11(2), 108-117