Dr Eloise Elaine Phillips PhD, MSc ACP, PgCAPHE, BSc (hons) RN, SFHEA, Queen’s Nurse.

Dr Eloise Phillips

School of Nursing and Midwifery
Associate Professor in Healthcare (Dubai)
Programme Director MSc Advanced Practice in Healthcare (Dubai)
Head of Subject Group – Health, Wellbeing and Human Sciences (Dubai)

Contact details

+971 442 80652
University of Birmingham Dubai
Dubai International Academic City
PO Box 341799

Eloise is an Associate Professor in Healthcare in the School of Nursing and Midwifery and based on the Dubai campus. In addition, Eloise is the Head of the Subject Group for all Health, Wellbeing and Human Science programmes in Dubai. As the programme director for the MSc Advanced Practice in Healthcare (Dubai) she teaches across a variety of modules in the postgraduate portfolio. 

The role of Dubai Head of Subject Group offers Eloise the opportunity to contribute towards the effective coordination and allocation of resources and delivery of activity across the breadth of all programmes within the Health, Wellbeing and Human Sciences cluster. A role that covers multiple colleges across the university.  

Eloise is a registered nurse and highly experienced advanced clinical practitioner. Across her career she has worked globally in clinical practice, healthcare leadership and management, research, and academia. 

Eloise is passionate regarding the advanced practice agenda and providing all healthcare professionals with the opportunities to influence and shape healthcare service provision and progress their careers.

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  • SFHEA, 2020
  • PgCAPHE, 2019
  • PhD Nursing, 2018
  • PgCert Research Practice, 2015
  • MSc Advanced Clinical Practice, 2013
  • PgCert Long Term Conditions Case Management, 2010
  • NMC Practice Teacher, 2009
  • NMC Registered Independent and Supplementary Prescriber, 2007
  • BSc (hons) RN, 2004 


Over Eloise’s clinical career, she worked in a range of settings and roles in both the UK NHS community services and acute care services as an advanced clinical  practitioner. Globally, her clinical work has led to nursing positions in Ethiopia and more latterly as the Director of Education and Research in Amana Healthcare, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

During Eloise’s academic career she has taught a wide variety of healthcare students including postgraduate and undergraduate NMAPs and undergraduate medical and pharmacy students. 

Eloise has led and contributed to many PSRB accreditations and has extensive experience of new programme design and supporting workforce development with micro-credentialing, in collaboration with key stakeholders. Prior to relocating the UAE, Eloise held a number of senior academic leadership positions in the UK, laterally as an Associate Dean at Aston University, UK. 

Eloise’s PhD work contributed to service level change and provision within Community and Urgent Care in the UK NHS, and she continues to pursue research within the areas of Multimorbidity, Advanced Practice, Patient Safety and Healthcare Education. With previous National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) tenures, Eloise continues to provide expert reviews for the NIHR and provides PhD supervision and external examining for students and universities globally.


Postgraduate supervision

Subject Specialism

  • Advanced Practice
  • Independent Prescribing
  • Clinical Education
  • Long Term Conditions
  • Workforce Planning
  • Nursing and Midwifery Leadership
  • Clinical Governance and Service Improvement


  • Mixed Methods
  • Quality Improvement Research
  • Qualitative Methods
  • Quantitative Methods


Research interests 

  • Advanced Practice
  • Independent Prescribing
  • Clinical Education
  • Long Term Conditions and Multimorbidity
  • Workforce Planning
  • Clinical Governance and Patient Safety
  • Cultural Competence 


  • HEE, Service Improvement Project to Learn from the Covid 19 Crisis and Plan Resilience for Future Peaks in Service Demand – Education in Emergency Departments – EnED
  • HEE/RCEM, Evaluation of Clinical Educators in the Emergency Department (CEED)
  • HEE/RCEM, Education in Emergency Department (EnED)
  • CRN, Transcultural Care in Diabetes Management. Multicentre Collaboration.

Other activities

  • Expert Reviewer NIHR. Dec 2016- to date. HSDR, HTA.
  • Queen’s Nurse Institute, Queen’s Nurse. May 2019.
  • NIHR Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Advisory Panel member and NIHR Primary Care, Out of Hospital Care Panel A member. June 2016- Dec 2020.
  • WIN- West Midlands Health Informatics Network. February 2015- 2018.
  • Royal College of Nursing – 2001 to Date.
  • West Midlands Regional Prescribing Network, Sept 2017- to 2020.
  • Association of Advanced Practice Educators UK, Sept 2018- to 2020.
  • West Midlands ACP Stakeholder Group, Sept 2018- to 2020.
  • JISC PG Pharmacy Schools Committee, Sept 2019- to 2020.
  • External Examiner - MSc Advanced Clinical Practice and Apprenticeship route, City University London. 2019-to 2023
  • External Examiner - Non-Medical Prescribing, University of Salford, 2019 – 2023
  • External Review - UWL External Advisor, NMC Approval Event, Independent Prescribing, Nov 2020.
  • External Review - Work Based Learning – Salford University. July 2020.
  • External Review - MSc Advanced Health Assessment- Pharmacy. University of Bath. July 2019.
  • Abstract Peer Review - UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems International Conference Planning Committee. April 2023.


Dube, A., Sidambe, V., Verdon, A., Phillips, E., Jones, S., Lintern, M., & Radford, M. (2021). Risk factors associated with heel pressure ulcer development in adult population: A systematic literature review. Journal of Tissue Viability, S0965-206X(21)00115-7. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtv.2021.10.007 

Hemavathi, M., Huynh, C., Phillips, E., Aiello, M., Kennedy, B., Clancy, M., Hamer, W., Rutherford, G., Khan, A. & Terry, D., (2021) UK multisite evaluation of the impact of clinical educators in EDs from a learner’s perspective. BMJ: Emergency Medicine Journal. (38,) 8, pp 630-635. https://emj.bmj.com/content/38/8/630 

Phillips, E, Runacres, J, Jones, S, Lintern, M, Radford, M (2017) Accident & Emergency attendances and emergency hospital admissions for the case management population; a single case cross sectional study. Applied Nursing Research, 33, p24-29. 

Phillips, E (2011) Case Management of people Long Term Conditions. Ageing and Health- The Journal of the Institute of Ageing and Health. 17, pp 35-38.