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Mrs Doreen Crawford

Job: Senior Lecturer - Children's Nursing

Faculty: Health and Life Sciences

School/department: School of Nursing and Midwifery

Research group(s): Reproduction Research Group

Address: De Montfort University The Gateway Leicester LE1 9BH

T: +44 (0)116 201 3993

E: dcraw@dmu.ac.uk

W: www.dmu.ac.uk/reproductionresearch


Research group affiliations

Publications and outputs 

Click here for a full listing of Doreen Crawford's publications and outputs.|

Research interests/expertise

  • Foundations of Neonatal Nursing
  • Neonatal Nursing High Dependency Care
  • Neonatal Nursing Intensive Care
  • Care of the critically ill Child
  • High Dependency care of the child
  • Care of the child with a chronic and Life limiting Illness


MA, PGCE, BSc, RSCN, SRN, ENB 998, 870, 405

Courses taught

BSc Pre-registration and Post registration Nursing Midwifery and Health

Honours and awards

  • Fellow Academy Higher Education
  • Fellow Royal Society Medicine

Membership of external committees

Chair of the Children and Young Peoples Acute Care Forum

Membership of professional associations and societies

  • Royal College Nursing
  • Neonatal Nurses Association.

Professional licences and certificates

Licence obtained, certifying institute, not commercially sensitive information

Forthcoming events

Chair the Children and Young Persons Conference October 2012

Conference attendance

Keynote presentation “On the edge of Viability” May 2011 RCN Congress

Key research outputs

Crawford, D (20110 Understanding childhood asthma and the development of the respiratory tract.  Nursing Children and Young People 23(7) 25-36

Crawford, D Where do we go from here? Editorial Nursing Children and Young People 23 (6) 3

Crawford, D (2011) CPD Chest Drains. Nursing Children and Young People 23 (10) 27-36

Crawford, D (2011) Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy Part 2. Journal of Neonatal Nursing 17 83-88

Crawford, D (2011) Understanding a child's grief takes care and compassion. Analysis of Practice. Nursing Children and Young People 23 (5) 6-7

Crawford, D and Clake, D (2010) Unrealistic expectations. Paediatric Nurse 22 (10) 13

Crawford, D and McLean, M (2010) The threshold of viability a Neonatal Nurses and Midwives Dilemma.  Journal of Neonatal Nursing 16 (2) 53-57

Crawford, D (2010) Sudden unexpected deaths in infancy part I: The phenomena of sudden and unexplained infant death. Journal of Neonatal Nursing 16 (3) 104-110

Crawford, D (2010) Keep the baby in the bathwater. Editorial Paediatric Nurse 22 (5) 3

Crawford, D and Howard, B (2010) Help to improve neonatal care. Nursing Standard 24 (21) 62-63

Crawford D (2010) At the forefront of policy reform.  Editorial Paediatric Nurse 22 (8) 3

Wilkinson, A, Cole, A, Crawford, D, et al (2009) The threshold of viability. Archives of Disease in Childhood 94 (1) 2-5

Crawford, D and West.(2009) Healthcare assistants in PICU.  Paediatric nurse 21 (1)

Crawford, D and Way, C (2009) Withdrawing advanced technological support in the CICU.  Paediatric nurse 21 (1)

Anthony, D and Crawford, D. (2008) The Theory Practice Gap.  ECMO research example. Paediatric Nurse 20 (1) 41- 45.

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