Cara Bailey is a Senior lecturer and Postgraduate Research Lead for the School of Nursing 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 measurement in supportive care. Current research projects include reducing palliative care admissions in ED, preferred place of care and decision making and the support of informal carers caring for the dying at home.
Cara has published in Scientific journals, academic books and disseminated at conferences and seminars nationally and internationally. She holds an honorary Professorship at Johns Hopkins University, US.
Cara leads BRHUmB, a research hub for palliative care in the West Midlands and works collaboratively with academics, clinicians, stakeholders and the public in health and social care on research for patient improvement and benefit.