Anne has research interests in employment relations, healthcare management and gender and diversity.
She is a member of NIHR GM-CLAHRC (Greater Manchester Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (http://clahrc-gm.nihr.ac.uk/). This involves working with a range of practitioners in a variety of settings and studying the employment relations implications of different models of care.
As a member of MUNROS (an FP7 research project based at the University of Aberdeen) she has studied the impact of new roles for health professionals across 9 countries and (with Manchester-based Health Economists) written about the workforce planning implications of skill mix change http://www.abdn.ac.uk/munros/. She also works on issues of workforce planning and service change with colleagues in the School of Healthcare Sciences at Bangor University.
Anne chaired the drafting panel for the BSI Code of Practice, Valuing people through diversity and inclusion, BS 76005:2017. The Code was launched in Manchester, May 2017 https://www.mbs.ac.uk/news/diversity-code-has-power-to-transform-management-thinking/