Dr Gill Toms

Gill Toms
Research Development Officer
01248 388463
Room 109, Neuadd Ogwen


Gill joined the school in 2017 as a member of the Wales School for Social Care Research. She has previously held posts in the School of Psychology and School of Healthcare Sciences at Bangor University and before that held a posts at Manchester University and Cambridgeshire Community Services.

Her main research interests include: psychological interventions, dementia and evidence synthesis methods including systematic reviews.

Her current work is focused on developing local social care research.



Toms, G., Totsika, V., Hastings, R., & Healy, H. (2015). Access to services by children with intellectual disability and mental health problems: population-based evidence from the UK. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, online. doi: 10.3109/13668250.2015.10.45460.

Toms, G., Clare, L., Nixon, J. & Quinn, C (2015). A systematic narrative review of support groups for people with dementia. International Psychogeriatrics, 27 (9), 1439-1465. Doi: 10.1017/S1041610215000691

Toms, G. R., Quinn, C., Anderson, D. E. & Clare, L. (2014). Help yourself: Perspectives on self-management from people with dementia and their caregivers. Qualitative Health Research, 25 (1), 87-98. doi: 10.1177/1049732314549604

Book chapter:

Toms, G., Lawrence, C., Clare L. (2015). Awareness, self and the experience of dementia: Foundations of a psychologically-minded approach. In C. Dick-Muehlke, R. Li & M. Orleans (Eds.) Psychosocial studies of the individual’s changing perspective in Alzheimer’s disease. America: IGI Global.