Lucy Pointon

BSc (Hons) Psychology (2013) MRES Sociology, Policy and Planning (2016)

Research Assistant

Phone: 0113 206 8504


Lucy joined the team in November 2019. Prior to working as a Research Assistant in the Patient Outcomes Group, Lucy worked as a Research Facilitator for the NIHR in the West Midlands where she was involved in the facilitation of a number of different research studies based in primary care. She is also an associate lecturer in Social Sciences and current PhD student at Sheffield Hallam University conducting her PhD research in gambling addiction and its relationship with family violence.

Research Interests

Social and Health psychology, vulnerable populations, addiction and family violence.


Sondhi, A., Pointon, L., Kawalek, A., Leidi, A., & Best, D. (2019) Factors associated with concurrent illicit use of opiates and crack/cocaine among opiate-users in treatment: implications for treatment services in England, Addiction Research & Theory.