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Research Themes and Projects

Examples of The Nursing and Midwifery Research Group's recent projects:

Palliative Care and Older People| including:

  • Qualitative study of communication in an oncology outpatients department (Dr Lynn Furber).
  • Improving consultations in oncology: The development of a novel consultation aid (Dr Lynn Furber, Prof Anne Thomas, Dr Ged Murtagh, Dr Sheila Bonas).

Mental Health and Disability| including:

Womens and Reproductive Health| including:

  • Connecting with Women: The Working Lives of Independent Midwives and their Perceptions of the Mother-Midwife Relationship (Rosemary Garratt).

Education| including:

  • The Right Student, An Exploration of the Qualities Desired in the Next Generation of Nursing Students (Dr Norrie Jacqui Day, Karen Ford, Chris Knifton, Nikki Welyczko, Penny Harrison, Penny Tremayne).
  • Supporting the Under Achieving Student: A Mixed Methods Investigation (Dr Peter Norrie, Deborah Dowsett).







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