Dr Ryan Essex

Dr Ryan Essex BHSc, GradDipPsych, BSocSc (Psych) (Hons), MHL, MPH, PhD

Research Fellow

Ryan has been a Research Fellow with the University of Greenwich since December 2019.

He is most broadly interested in bioethics, public health ethics and refugee/migrant health. He has a particular interest in how the healthcare community positions itself in the face on injustice and utilises extra-institutional political channels to pursue change. Ryan is also interested in how theory and frameworks from other disciplines can be utilised to facilitate clinical decision making within clinical/medical ethics. In addition to this he haa an interest in refugee and migrant health, particularly how this relates to justice and the ethical questions this raises.

Responsibilities within the university

Ryan is presently a Research Fellow with the Centres for Professional Workforce Development and Chronic Illness and Ageing within The Institute for Lifecourse Development

Recent publications

Article

Essex, Ryan , Markowski, Marianne, Miller, Denise (2021), Structural Injustice and dismantling racism in health and healthcare. Wiley. In: , , , . Wiley, Nursing Inquiry ISSN: 1320-7881 (Print), 1440-1800 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/nin.12441) NB Item availability restricted.

Essex, Ryan , Kalocsányiová, Erika, Rumyantseva, Nataliya, Jameson, Jill (2021), Trust amongst refugees in resettlement settings: A systematic scoping review and thematic analysis of the literature. Springer Nature. In: , , , . Springer Nature, Journal of International Migration and Integration ISSN: 1488-3473 (Print), 1874-6365 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12134-021-00850-0).

Essex, Ryan and , Weldon, Sharon Marie (2021), The justification for strike action in healthcare: a systematic critical interpretive synthesis. SAGE. In: , , , . SAGE, Nursing Ethics ISSN: 0969-7330 (Print), 1477-0989 (Online) (doi: ).

Essex, Ryan , Talagala, Ishanka, Dada, Olamide, Rao, Mala (2021), Clinical Excellence Awards—time for a fairer NHS rewards scheme. BMJ Publishing Group. In: , , , . BMJ Publishing Group, British Medical Journal (BMJ), 373: 876 ISSN: 1759-2151 (Print), 0959-8138 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.n876).

Essex, Ryan and , Weldon, Sharon M. (2021), Health care worker strikes and the Covid pandemic. Massachusetts Medical Society. In: , , , . Massachusetts Medical Society, New England Journal of Medicine, 384: e93 ISSN: 0028-4793 (Print), 1533-4406 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMp2103327).

Essex, Ryan and , (2021), Resistance in health and healthcare. Wiley. In: , , , . Wiley, Bioethics, 35 (5) . pp. 480-486 ISSN: 0269-9702 (Print), 1467-8519 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/bioe.12862).

Essex, Ryan , Kalocsanyiova, Erika, Timberlake, Frances, Wellander, Marta (2021), UK offshore immigration detention: why the medical community should act now. SAGE. In: , , , . SAGE, Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 114 (7) . pp. 344-346 ISSN: 0141-0768 (Print), 1758-1095 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/0141076821994271).

Cleaver, Karen , Essex, Ryan, Malamateniou, Christina, Narramore, Naomi , Shekede, Heather , Vargo, Elisabeth Julie , Weldon, Sharon Marie (2021), A systematic scoping review and textual narrative synthesis of undergraduate paediatric nursing simulations: what, why and how?. Elsevier. In: , , , . Elsevier, Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 53 . pp. 10-31 ISSN: 1876-1399 (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecns.2020.11.008) NB Item availability restricted.

Markowski, Marianne , Bower, Heather, Essex, Ryan, Yearley, Carole (2021), Peer learning and collaborative placement models in health care: a systematic review and qualitative synthesis of the literature. Wiley. In: , , , . Wiley, Journal of Clinical Nursing, 30 (11-12) . pp. 1519-1541 ISSN: 0962-1067 (Print), 1365-2702 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.15661).

Essex, Ryan , Bruce, Gemma, Dibley, Molly, Newton, Paul , Dibley, Lesley (2021), A systematic scoping review and textual narrative synthesis of long-term health-related quality of life outcomes for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Elsevier. In: , , , . Elsevier, International Journal of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing, 40: 100844 ISSN: 1878-1241 (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijotn.2021.100844) NB Item availability restricted.

Essex, Ryan and , (2020), Codes of ethics, human rights and forced migration. Taylor & Francis. In: , , , . Taylor & Francis, American Journal of Bioethics, 21 (1) . pp. 31-33 ISSN: 1526-5161 (Print), 1536-0075 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/15265161.2020.1845855) NB Item availability restricted.

Essex, Ryan , Cucos, Mihaela, Dibley, Lesley (2020), The impact of language and ethnicity on preparation for endoscopy: A prospective audit of an East London hospital ward. Wiley. In: , , , . Wiley, Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 27 (4) . pp. 877-884 ISSN: 1356-1294 (Print), 1365-2753 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/jep.13490).

Essex, Ryan and , (2020), Contentious politics, human rights and Australian immigration detention. Taylor & Francis. In: , , , . Taylor & Francis, Australian Journal of Human Rights, 25 (3) . pp. 376-390 ISSN: 1323-238X (Print), 2573-573X (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/1323238X.2019.1707474).

Essex, Ryan and , Isaacs, David (2019), Lessons for the healthcare community in responding to mandatory immigration detention. Australasian Medical Publishing Company Proprietary Limited (AMPCo) / Australian Medical Association. In: , , , . Australasian Medical Publishing Company Proprietary Limited (AMPCo) / Australian Medical Association, Medical Journal of Australia, 211 (9) . pp. 390-391 ISSN: 0025-729X (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.5694/mja2.50366).

Essex, Ryan , Ocloo, Josephine, Rao, Mala (2019), The need to establish sustainable public and patient involvement in research in low and middle income countries. SAGE. In: , , , . SAGE, Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 112 (11) . pp. 456-458 ISSN: 0141-0768 (Print), 1758-1095 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/0141076819865867).

Essex, Ryan and , (2019), Do codes of ethics and position statements help guide ethical decision making in Australian immigration detention centres?. BMC. In: , , , . BMC, BMC Medical Ethics, 20: 52 1472-6939 (Online) (doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12910-019-0392-8).

Essex, Ryan and , (2019), How should the health-care community respond to human rights violations?. Elsevier. In: , , , . Elsevier, The Lancet, 394 (10192) . pp. 26 ISSN: 0140-6736 (Print), 1474-547X (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(19)30495-7).

Essex, Ryan and , (2019), Psychology and its response to major human rights abuses: the case of Australian immigration detention. Hogrefe. In: , , , . Hogrefe, European Psychologist, 24 (2) . pp. 195-203 ISSN: 1016-9040 (Print), 1878-531X (Online) (doi: https://econtent.hogrefe.com/doi/abs/10.1027/1016-9040/a000369).

Essex, Ryan and , (2018), Should clinicians boycott Australian immigration detention?. BMJ. In: , , , . BMJ, Journal of Medical Ethics, 45 (2) . pp. 79-83 ISSN: 0306-6800 (Print), 1473-4257 (Online) (doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.1136/medethics-2018-105153).

Book

Essex, Ryan and , (2020), The Healthcare Community and Australian Immigration Detention: The Case for Non-Violent Resistance. Palgrave Macmillan/Springer Nature. In: , , , . Palgrave Macmillan/Springer Nature, Singapore (1st) . ISBN: 9789811575365 (doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-***********-2).

Conference item

Miller, Denise A. , Brown, Charmaine, Essex, Ryan (2021), Dissemination of findings on prejudice, discrimination and racism in HE to the School of Education. In: Diversity Interest Group (DIG) Autumn Conference, Wed, 22 September 2021; 10:00 – 16:30 BST, University of Greenwich , . , (doi: https://www.gre.ac.uk/research/groups/crew/diversity-interest-group).

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