Chantel Cox

Dr Chantel Cox

  • ccox at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing
  • Bournemouth Gateway Building BG410, St Pauls Lane, Bournemouth, BH8 8GP
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Journal Articles

  • Muñoz Venturelli, P. et al., 2019. Impact of Evidence-Based Stroke Care on Patient Outcomes: A Multilevel Analysis of an International Study. J Am Heart Assoc, 8 (13), e012640.
  • Al-Shahi Salman, R. et al., 2018. The REstart or STop Antithrombotics Randomised Trial (RESTART) after stroke due to intracerebral haemorrhage: Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials, 19 (1).
  • Cox, C. and Vassallo, M., 2015. Fear of falling assessments in older people with dementia. Reviews in Clinical Gerontology.
  • Parker, H., Farrell, M., Ryder, A., Fernley, K., Cox, C., Farasat, H. and Hewitt-Taylor, J., 2014. Family-focused children's end of life care in hospital and at home. Nursing children and young people, 26 (6), 35-39.


  • Cox, C., Ellis-Hill, C., Board, M. and Vassallo, M., 2018. IDENtiFy Study: supporting the identity needs of frail older people. In: 2nd National Conference Assessment and Management of the Frail Older Person:in Secondary Care 3 October 2018 London, UK.
  • Cox, C., Ellis-Hill, C., Board, M. and Vassallo, M., 2018. “All the bright colours, I’ve never seen anything like that before. It makes you happy, cheers you up.”: exploration of the physical environment and positive sense of self in frailty. In: British Society of Gerontology 47th Annual Conference - Ageing in an Unequal World: Shaping Environments for the 21st Century. 4-6 July 2018 Manchester, UK.
  • Cox, C., Ellis-Hill, C., Board, M. and Vassallo, M., 2018. Constructs of a ‘frail identity’ within a Day Hospital setting. In: International Conference of frailty and Sarcopenia Research 27th Feb – 4th March ) 27 February-4 March 2018 Miami USA.
  • Cox, C., Ellis-Hill, C., Board, M. and Vassalo, M., 2017. The aging 'frail' identity: creating positive identities with older people with frailty in a day hospital setting. In: BSG 2017 Annual Conference 5-7 July 2017 Swansea University, Swansea.


  • Cox, C., 2020. Walking the frailty tightrope: exploring the construction of identity in older people with frailty within an NHS Day Hospital. PhD Thesis. Bournemouth University, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences.

PhD Students

  • Barbara Pope. How do Spouses Experience Living Alone after their Partner with Dementia moves into a Care Home?, (In progress)
  • Victoria Goldenberg. Wayfinding in Hospitals

Profile of Teaching PG

  • Living well with Dementia

Profile of Teaching UG

  • Acute and long term health challenges
  • Improving safety and quality of care


  • Understanding the construction of identity in older people living with fraily (Bournemouth University, University Hospital Dorset, 19 Sep 2016). Completed
  • Pre-doctural bridging funds (Health Education England, 09 Dec 2014). Completed
  • NIHR funded MReS (NIHR Health Services and Delivery Research (HS&DR) programme, 19 Sep 2013). Completed

External Responsibilities

  • Health Research Authority, Expert panel member NHS Ethics

Internal Responsibilities

  • Deputy lead, Curriculum review

Journal Reviewing/Refereeing

  • Journal of Clinical Nursing, 01 Jun 2022


  • PhD in Frailty and rehabilitation (2021)
  • MReS in Clinical Research (2014)
  • BSc (Hons) in Clinical Nursing (2005)