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Professor Cara Bailey

Professor Cara Bailey

Professor of End of Life Care
Postgraduate Research Lead

Cara Bailey is Professor of End of Life Care and Postgraduate Research Lead for the School of Nursing and Midwifery within the College of Medical and Dental Sciences.

Cara is a qualified nurse with most of her clinical experience being in the Emergency Department. Her research expertise is in end of life care, particularly on palliative care crisis, quality of end of life care and outcome ...

Mrs Louise Beesley

Mrs Louise Beesley

Associate Professor
School Head of Education
College Academic Lead Degree Apprenticeships

Louise is an Associate Professor in the School of Nursing and Midwifery and is the School Head of Education. She teaches across a variety of modules within the Institute of Clinical Sciences postgraduate portfolio and also supports the pre-registration BNurs and MNurs programmes within the School of Nursing and Midwifery.

Louise is a registered adult nurse, with experience in both secondary and ...

Professor Caroline Bradbury-Jones

Professor Caroline Bradbury-Jones

Professor of Gender Based Violence and Health

Caroline is a registered nurse, midwife and health visitor. Since joining academia she has developed research expertise in the field of domestic violence and abuse.  Specifically, within the scope of addressing inequalities, focused on issues of family violence and child abuse and neglect. Caroline has led or been actively involved in securing funding for several research projects relevant ...

Dr Richard Breakwell

Dr Richard Breakwell

Associate Professor

Richard Breakwell is an Associate Professor in the School of Nursing and Midwifery in the College of Medical and Dental Sciences. 

Mark Che Bruce

Assistant Professor

Che is an Assistant Professor based at the University of Birmingham Dubai campus and is involved in the development and delivery of the MSc in Advanced Practice in Healthcare.

 

Ms Emily Clarke

Ms Emily Clarke

Teaching Fellow

Emily is a clinical skills and simulation teaching fellow, with a particular focus on adult nursing. She continues to work within the ‘Healthcare for Older People’ acute medical wards alongside her current role as a teaching fellow.

Ms Karen Day

Ms Karen Day

Lecturer

Karen is a Lecturer in Adult Nursing, teaching on the Bachelor of Nursing and Master of Nursing programmes.  She has been qualified as a nurse for over 28 years with a wide range of clinical experience including encompassing a broad range of specialities in medicine, renal care and palliative care. She has many years experience teaching in Higher Education, both in Health care and Education ...

Dr Nikolaos Efstathiou

Dr Nikolaos Efstathiou

Lecturer

Nikolaos is a lecturer in Nursing and leads the Clinical Health Research MRes Programme. Nikolaos is also an Adjunct Professor at the School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa.

Nikolaos is an experienced lecturer and researcher. He has published research papers in scientific journals in the fields of End-of-Life care, nursing education and Delphi Technique. He has ...

Miss Toni Flanagan

Miss Toni Flanagan

Assistant Professor

Toni Flanagan is Assistant Professor in Continuing Professional Development and module lead for the First Contact module which is part of the MSc Advanced Clinical Practice. She also supports teaches on other postgraduate and undergraduate programmes.

Toni is a registered nurse with most of her clinical experience being in palliative care.

Toni is currently undertaking a PhD and is exploring ...