Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Dr Christopher Hayre

Dr Christopher Hayre

BSc (Hons), PgC (Ed.), MBA, PhD

Chris began diagnostic radiography 2006 in the United Kingdom. Since then he has worked in numerous imaging modalities, such as general radiography, computed tomography (CT), fluoroscopy and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).  In 2010 he started his PhD exploring contemporary radiographic practices in the general imaging environment. His doctoral thesis explored how advancing technology impacted on the utilisation of ionising radiation, patient care and knowledge transfer.  Chris completed his PhD in 2015.

His research interests are multifaceted. These include exploratory research methodologies of healthcare practices coincided with the delivery of optimum ionising radiation clinically. He has utilised (and published) qualitative and quantitative methods/methodologies. Chris has authored 5 books and published 12 academic papers.

In 2016 Chris founded and currently leads the Journal of Social Science & Allied Health Professions as Editor-in-Chief.  He works closely with an internationally recognised team and is available at www.ssahp.com. Chris is a reviewer for the British Journal of Radiology, Journal of Disability and Rehabilitation and Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Science and European Journal of Medical Physics.

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Teaching interests include, research methods, MRI, dose optimization/general radiography and image interpretation.

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Chris is currently engaged in research around image quality and dose optimization in general radiography. He is also engaged in social science research ranging from artificial intelligence, teaching in higher education and radiographic practice.

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  1. Hayre, C.M. Muller, D. Scherer, M. (eds.) (Forthcoming) Virtual Reality in Health and Rehabilitation. CRC Press, Taylor and Francis: New York.
  2. Hackett, P.M.W and Hayre, C.M. (eds.) (Forthcoming) Ethnography: Applications and Reflections in Healthcare. Routledge: New York.
  3. Hayre, C.M. and Cox, W.A.S.C. (eds.) (Forthcoming) General Radiography: Principles and Practice. CRC Press, Taylor and Francis: New York.
  4. Hayre, C.M. Muller, D. Scherer, M. (eds.) (2019) Everyday Technology in Healthcare. CRC Press, Taylor and Francis: New York. ISBN: 9781138491700
  5. Hayre, C.M. and Muller, D. (eds.) (2019) Enhancing Healthcare and Rehabilitation: The Impact of Qualitative Research. CRC Press, Taylor and Francis: New York.  ISBN: 9780815360810

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  1. Hayre, C.M. Harvey-Lloyd, J. Hadwen, H. Gibson, S. Perceptions of academic feedback amongst undergraduate radiography students. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences. (Under Review).
  2. Wadi, J. Hayre, C.M. Immanel, J.P. The detection of glass soft-tissue foreign bodies: An experimental study comparing direct digital radiography and ultrasonography. Radiography. (Major Revisions).
  3. Hayre, C.M. and Strudwick, R.M. (2019) Ethnography for radiographers: A methodological insight for prospective researchers. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences. 50 (3), pp.352-358 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmir.2019.06.049
  4. Hayre, C.M. (2019) Editorial: A Message from you Editor. Journal of Social Sciences & Allied Health Professions. 2 (1), e.i. http://www.ssahp.com/vol-2---issue-1.html
  5. Hayre, C.M and Atutornu, J (2019) Is Image Interpretation a Sustainable Form of Advanced Practice in Medical Imaging? Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences. 50 (2), pp.345-347 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmir.2018.12.006
  6. Hayre, C.M. Blackman, S. Carlton, K. Eyden, A. (2019) The use of cropping and digital side markers (DSM) in digital radiography. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences. 50 (2), pp.234-242 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmir.2018.11.001
  7. Atutornu, J and Hayre, C.M. (2018) Personalised Medicine and Medical Imaging: Opportunities and Challenges for Contemporary Healthcare. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences 49 (4), pp.352-359.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmir.2018.07.002
  8. Mercardo, L and Hayre, C.M. (2018) The detection of wooden foreign bodies: an experimental study comparing direct digital radiography (DDR) and ultrasonography. Radiography. 24 (3), pp. 340-344. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radi.2018.04.004
  9. Hayre, C.M. (2018) What next for the journal? Editorial. Journal of Social Science and Allied Health Professions. 1 (2), e.1. http://www.ssahp.com/vol-1---issue-2.html
  10. Hayre, C.M. Bungay, H., Jeffery, C., Cobb, C. Atutornu, J. (2018) Response to letter: Can placing lead-rubber inferolateral to the light beam diaphragm limit ionising radiation to multiple radiosensitive organs? Radiography. 24 (2), p.184. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radi.2017.12.001
  11. Hayre, C.M. Bungay, H., Jeffery, C., Cobb, C. Atutornu, J. (2018) Can placing lead-rubber inferolateral to the light beam diaphragm limit ionising radiation to multiple radiosensitive organs? Radiography. 24 (1), pp.15-21. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radi.2017.09.002
  12. Hayre, C.M. Blackman, S. Carlton, K. Eyden, A. (2017) Attitudes and perceptions of radiographers applying lead (Pb) protection in general radiography. Radiography. 24 (1), e13-e18. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radi.2017.07.010
  13. Ogenyi, P.A., Halidu, B., England, A., Hayre, C.M., Aliyu, Y., Dlama, J.Z. Luntsi, G. (2017) Appraisal of dental X-ray requests and findings in a northern Nigeria healthcare facility. The South African Radiographer. 55 (2), pp. 20-24.
  14. Hayre, C.M. Eyden, A. Blackman, S, Carlton, K. (2017) Image acquisition in general radiography: the utilisation of DDR. Radiography. 23 (2), pp. 147-152. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radi.2016.12.010
  15. Hayre, C.M. (2017) Editorial – The Journal of Social Science & Allied Health Professions. Journal of Social Science & Allied Health Professions. 1 (1), pp.I. http://www.ssahp.com/vol-1---issue-1.html
  16. Hayre, C.M. Blackman, S. Eyden, A. (2016) Do general radiographic examinations resemble a person-centred environment? Radiography, 22 (4), e245-251.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radi.2016.07.001
  17. Hayre, C.M. (2016) Are Diagnostic Radiographers Image Acquisition Experts Within the General Radiographic Environment? Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmir.2016.02.001
  18. Hayre, C.M. (2016) ‘Cranking up’, ‘whacking up’ and ‘bumping up’: X-ray exposures in contemporary radiographic practice. Radiography, 22 (2) pp. 194-198.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radi.2016.01.002

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  1. Hayre, C.M. (2020) Chapter 1: General Radiography in the Contemporary Setting. In Hayre, C.M. and Cox, W.A.S. General Radiography: Principles & Practices: Taylor & Francis: CRC Press.
  2. Hayre, C.M. Muller, D., Scherer, M. (2019) Chapter 1: Everyday Technology in Healthcare: An Introduction. In Hayre, C.M. Muller, D. and Scherer, M. Everyday Technologies in Healthcare. Taylor & Francis: CRC Press.
  3. Hayre, C.M. and Muller, D (2019) Chapter 1: Qualitative Research in Healthcare and Rehabilitative Practices. In Hayre, C.M. and Muller, D. Enhancing Healthcare and Rehabilitation: The Impact of Qualitative Research. Taylor & Francis: CRC Press.
  4. Hayre, C.M. (2018) Chapter 12: Maintaining technological excellence and expertise in medical imaging: a sustainable practice? In: Dastbaz, M. Naudé, W. Manoochehri, J. 3rd ed. Sustainable Futures. Springer.

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  1. Strudwick, R. Tyrell, K. Tocca, A. Hayre, C.M. (2019) An evaluation of the Dementia Together Service provided by Sue Ryder, Ipswich, Suffolk.. Dementia Together Service Evaluation.
  2. Sweeting, D. Crockett, G. Hayre, C.M. Cushen-Brewster, N. Parsons, D. Howarth, T. (2019) To What Extent Does a Warm Home Impact on Health and Wellbeing. Suffolk County Council.
  3. Hayre, C.M. Strudwick, R. Tyrell, K. (2018b) Update: Mid-Term Evaluation of the Dementia Together Service by Sue Ryder, Ipswich, Suffolk. Dementia Together Service Evaluation.
  4. Sweeting, D. Crocket, G. Hayre, C.M. (2018) Warm Homes Healthy People Project Report. Suffolk County Council and East Coast Community Health. Evaluation of Heating Initiative.
  5. Hayre, C.M. Strudwick, R. Tyrell, K. (2018a) A Mid-Term Evaluation of the Dementia Together Service by Sue Ryder, Ipswich, Suffolk. Dementia Together Service Evaluation.

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  1. Atutornu, J and Hayre, C.M. (2019) A survey exploring personalised medicine amongst radiography academics in the United Kingdom. United Kingdom Radiation Oncology Congress. Liverpool: 10th – 12th June.
  2. Hayre, C.M. (2018) Mid-term evaluation of Warmer Homes Project. University of Suffolk, Ipswich, Suffolk.
  3. Strudwick, R. Hayre, C.M. Tyrell, K.  (2018) Mid-term evaluation of Dementia Together Service. Sue Ryder Headquarters, Ipswich, Suffolk.
  4. Hayre, C.M. (2017) Are X-ray exposures being managed effectively in the clinical environment. The United Kingdom Radiology Conference. 12th – 14th June 2017. Manchester: United Kingdom.
  5. Hayre, C.M. Cobb, C, Atutornu, J. (2017) Challenging light beam diaphragm design: a method of dose optimisation to radiosensitive organs. The United Kingdom Radiology Conference. 12th – 14th June 2017. Manchester: United Kingdom.
  6. Mercardo, L, Hayre, C.M. (2017) The detection of wooden foreign bodies: an experimental study comparing DDR and ultrasonography. The United Kingdom Radiology Conference. 12th – 14th June 2017. Manchester: United Kingdom.
  7. Harvey-Lloyd, J. Hayre, C.M. Hadwen, H. Gibson, S. (2017) What do student radiographers really want? The United Kingdom Radiology Conference. 12th – 14th June 2017. Manchester: United Kingdom.
  8. Harvey-Lloyd, J. Hayre, C.M. Hadwen, H. Gibson, S. (2016) An exploration of the diagnostic undergraduate radiography students perceptions of assessment feedback. Achieving Excellence in Radiography Education & Research Conference. November 2016, Birmingham. *Awarded Best Paper*.
  9. Hayre, C.M. (2016)Exposure errors? Assessing X-ray exposures using digital radiography. The United Kingdom Radiology Conference, 6th June 2016 – 8th June 2016. Liverpool: United Kingdom.
  10. Hayre, C.M. (2016)To 'Err is Human': A methodological framework limiting radiographic error? The United Kingdom Radiology Conference, 6th June 2016 – 8th June 2016. Liverpool: United Kingdom.
  11. Hayre, C.M. (2016) Are diagnostic radiographers image acquisition experts? The United Kingdom Radiology Conference, 6th June 2016 – 8th June 2016. Liverpool: United Kingdom.
  12. Hayre, C.M. (2015) Dose Creep in Action’: A Contemporary Insight into the UK Radiology Environment, Canadian Association of Radiologists, 28th May 2015 – 30th May 2015, Montréal: Canada.
  13. Hayre, C.M. (2015) To ‘Err is Human’: Assessing Pitfalls in Contemporary Radiography, The United Kingdom Radiology Conference, 29th June 2015 – 2nd July 2015. Liverpool: United Kingdom.
  14. Hayre, C.M. (2014) Contemporary learning: An insight into general radiographic practice. Speaker invitation at ‘Achieving Excellence in Radiography Education & Research’ conference November 2014, Bristol.

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