Dr Stacey Jones

Stacey Jones

Principal Lecturer in Dietetics

School of Allied Health and Community

Department of Allied Health

Contact Details

email: stacey.jones@worc.ac.uk

Stacey is a HCPC registered dietitian. She has experience in the NHS as a primary care dietitian and has a background in public health. Stacey has presented her research at international and national conferences, and contributes to the profession through membership on specialist committees. She possesses extensive experience in curriculum design and development, having led numerous course developments and worked across multi-professions of AHP, Nursing and Midwifery courses. She is enthusiastic about inclusive curriculum design and utilizes co-creation methods to create engaging, authentic, and innovative curricula. Her hobbies include travelling, cycling, hiking, and outdoor activities in nature.


  • PhD: Thesis title: Nutrition and exercise interventions for the prevention and treatment of sarcopenia in older adults.
  • PG Dip in Dietetics
  • PGCert HE
  • BSc (Hons) Biology and Sport and Exercise Science

Teaching Interests

  • Inclusive teaching and learning design
  • Technology enhanced learning and simulation
  • Behaviour change and communication skills
  • Leadership and team working
  • Collaborative learning/ interdisciplinary education 

Research Interests

  • Older adults, ageing
  • Malnutrition and nutritional support
  • Public health and prevention of disease
  • Qualitative research techniques
  • Extended roles, emerging roles and role merging 

External Roles

  • GET funding grant reviewer at the BDA
  • Deputy Lead for the Older Adults Specialist Network: EFAD

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • British Dietetic Association
  • Health Care Professions Council
  • Senior Fellow Higher Education Academy (SFHEA)

Recent Publications

  1. Jones, E.Archer, D.Ongan, C.Morais, R.Speer, A.Tsagari, H.Jager-Wittenaar, M.Ruperto. (2021) Nutritional interventions in older people with COVID-19: an overview of the evidence. Nurs Older People. doi: 10.7748/nop.2021.e1368
  2. Jones, D.Lycett, B.Tighe, M.Duncan. (2021). Dietitians’ reported barriers and enablers to prescribing exercise in older adults. Journal of Frailty, Sarcopenia and Falls. Vol 6 (3) Sept 2021 163-188
  3. Nursing Now. World Health Organisation report. ‘Registered nurse education in North Macedonia: A roadmap to change’. Copenhagen: WHO Regional Office for Europe; 2021. Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO
  4. Jones (2021) Nutrition and Ageing. In: McSherry W., Rykkje L., Thornton S. (eds) Understanding Ageing for Nurses and Therapists. Perspectives in Nursing Management and Care for Older Adults. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-40075-0_8
  5. Jager-Wittenaar, S.Jones, E.Rothenberg, D.Volkert (2020) Malnutrition and Dietary Treatment in Older Adults – a Conference Report. Annuals of Nutrition and Metabolism.
  6. Jones, D Lycett, M Duncan & J Goodfellow (2019) The role of a dietitian in prescribing exercise advice for the prevention of sarcopenia in older adults – a qualitative study. Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics. Vol 32 (S1) 8-14
  7. Jones (2019) Nutritional Interventions for Preventing Malnutrition in People with Dementia. Nursing Older People. Vol 3 (4)