Richard Hogston

Department of Health (DoH)
Leeds Beckett University
Journal Associated: Archives of Community Medicine and Public Health Biography:

Professor Richard Hogston is an experienced academic nurse executive leader with proven successes at a national and local level in professional health care education, regulation, quality, policy and management of change. Richard joined Leeds Beckett University in 2004 from the University of Hull and was formerly Nursing Officer for Education and Training at the Department of Health (DoH).

Professor Richard Hogston's eclectic career has spanned clinical practice, professional education, Policy advice as a civil servant in the Department of Health and more recently senior roles as an academic. In the Department of Health he was the UK government health departments' representative on the United Kingdom Central Council for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting. He was responsible for establishing the major contracts between the DoH and the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) and led the education section in the Nursing Strategy 'Making a difference' which led to the national reforms in nurse education.

At Leeds Beckett University he has held senior roles as Faculty Dean and Director of Research where he led the Public Health submission (unit 2A) in the 2014 Research Excellence framework. He is currently working with the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research and Enterprise) on a new University Research Strategy.

Grant Details:

Nursing and Midwifery Council (2002) Independent Audit of the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s Quality Assurance Model  with Professor Roger Watson (Hull) and Professor Ian Norman (Kings College). £78,000.

Number of Publications:

  1. White, A., McKee, M., de Souuza, B., de Visser, R., Hogston, R., Madsen,S.a., Makara,P., Richardson,N. Zatonski,W., Raine, G. (2013) An examination of the association between premature mortality and life expectancy among men in Europe. The European Journal of public health 1-7. 
  2. White,A, de Sousa, B, de Visser,R, Hogston,R, Madsen SAa, Makara,P, McKee,M, Zatonski,W. (2011) Mens Health in Europe: Policy, practice and research challenges in the 21st Century.  British Medical Journal 343:d7397
  3. White,A, de Sousa, B, de Visser,R, Hogston,R, Madsen SAa, Makara,P, McKee,M, Zatonski,W  (2011) Men’s Health in Europe. Journal of Men’s Health.8, (3) 192-201.
  4. Watson, R., Gardiner,E, Hogston., R. Gibson., H, Stimpson.,A, Wrate.,R and Deary., I.J.R. (2008) A longitudinal study of stress and psychological distress in nurses and nursing students. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 18,270-278.
  5. Hogston,R.,Watson,R.,Norman,I.,Stimpson,A.,Sanderson,D.,O’Reilly,J.,(2006) Quality Assurance of Nurse Education in the UK . Nursing Standard, 20, 27, 41-47.
  6. Watson,R.,Hogston,R.,Norman,I.,Stimpson,A.,Sanderson,D.,O’Reilly,J., Baulcomb, S. (2005) Quality Assurance in UK nursing education: public protection in the era of streamlined assessment. Nurse Education Today. 25,49-55.
  7. Watson, R., Deary, I.J.R., Hogston. R. (2003) A longitudinal study of burnout and attrition in nursing students. Journal of Advanced Nursing; 43(1):71-81.
  8. Hogston, R. with Alexander, J., Smith, L. (1998) Shared Learning for Community Based Maternity Care. Nurse Education Today 18, 429-432.
  9. Hogston, R. (1997) Nursing Diagnosis: A position paper. Journal of Advanced Nursing.  26(3) 496-500.Hogston, R. (1995) Quality Nursing Care: A Qualitative Enquiry. Journal of Advanced Nursing 21 (1) 116-124.
  10. Hogston, R. (1995) Evaluating quality nursing care through peer review and reflection; the findings of a qualitative study. International Journal of Nursing Studies 32 (2) 162-172.
  11. Hogston, R. (1995) Nurses' perceptions of the impact of continuing professional education (CPE) on the quality of nursing care. Journal of Advanced Nursing 22 (3) 586-593.
  12. Hogston, R. (1993) "Quality Nursing Care: Perceptions and Processes" Nursing Research Abstracts No 3, Department of Health.
  13. Hogston, R. (1993) Nursing Management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome British Journal of Nursing 2 (4) 215-7.
  14. Hogston, R. (1993) From Competent Novice to Competent Expert: An examination of Competence in the light of the Post Registration and Practice Project (Prepp). Nurse Education Today 13 (3), 167-171.