Go to the Students section
Go to the Staff section
Go to the Alumni section
Go to the Study section
Go to the Student life section
Go to the International section
Go to the Research section
Go to the Business and Employers section
Go to the About section
Dan completed his Registered Nurse training and first degree in Sheffield in 1991 before moving to Oxfordshire. Posts working in Respiratory Medicine and a local Community Hospital were followed by a move into Palliative Care nursing at Sir Michael Sobell House. Various clinical and research roles led to a twelve month secondment to Oxford Brookes University School of Health and Social Care.
In 1999, Dan took up a full-time Lecturer in Health Care position as part of the original team that established the university's Swindon campus. He is now based at the Marston Road campus in Oxford.
Dan has undertaken further study in the fields of Health Psychology and Professional Education, completing a Professional Doctorate in Education (EdD) where his research explored the early developments of professional identity among beginning nursing students.
Dan has previously had experience as Liaison Manager for the BSc(Hons) Nursing programme offered as a collaborative provision in Malaysia. He has chaired the Subject Examination Committee for the Nursing and Midwifery fields, numerous Approval and Validation events across the University, and served as an External Examiner for the University of Salford.
Sue is a nurse by background and has worked largely in cancer nursing. She has worked at Oxford Brookes both as a Lecturer Practitioner and a Senior Lecturer. Sue teaches on the Professional Doctorate in Nursing and supervises PhD and Professional Doctorates.
She completed her doctorate with the University of Southampton with a thesis entitled: Beyond Reflection: A Study of Contemporary Nursing Practice. Sue is co-editor of Reflective Practice in Nursing published by Wiley Blackwell.
Sue is co-chair of OxPINTS (Oxford Philosophy Informing Nursing Theory) and a member of Phi Mu Chapter of Sigma.
Helen Aveyard is Principal Lecturer at Oxford Brookes University, in the subject of Adult Nursing where she is involved in the teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Prior to this she held a research scholarship in Health Care Ethics at King's College University of London where she undertook a doctoral study examining the ways in which informed consent is addressed by nurses prior to nursing care procedures. Helen is a registered nurse and has had several years clinical experience caring for people with HIV/AIDS. She has presented and published widely on nursing ethics and health care research, including a series of books; ‘Doing a Literature Review in Health and Social Care’ (now in its 4th Edition which was nominated for a British Medical Associated award in 2015), ‘A Beginner’s Guide to Evidence Based Practice’ (2nd Edition) with Pam Sharp and ‘A Beginner’s Guide to Critical Thinking and Writing’ with Pam Sharp and Mary Woolliams which was nominated for a British Medical Association Award in 2012. A postgraduate text ‘A post-graduate’s guide to doing a literature review’ was published in early 2016, written with co-authors Sheila Payne and Nancy Preston. She has also co-authored the 3rd edition of an established textbook...
After a career in the NHS as a nurse, midwife, and health visitor Marion joined Higher Education in 2002 to follow her interest in professional education and research. Since joining Oxford Brookes University Marion has developed her role as an expert teacher, staff developer, and an emerging health care researcher in the field of diabetes care and self-management with advanced technology such as artificial intelligence (AI). Marion's focus is on human development from a sociocultural perspective and her DPhil (Ph.D.) research undertaken at the University of Oxford examined how nurses develop relational agency in their transitions to become academic research writers.
Kathleen Greenway is a Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, and she is based at the Marston Road campus. Kathleen completed her Registered General Nurse training at the Oxford School of Nursing and later completed a BSc in Nursing Studies and Registered Nurse Tutor qualification at the University of Hull. After qualification, Kathleen had 6 years clinical experience in Gastrointestinal Surgery and two years in Geratology. She then spent two years working for Oxfordshire Mental Healthcare Trust as a tutor/facilitator, and during this time she completed her MA in Education at the Open University. In 2000, Kathleen joined Oxford Brookes University as a Senior Lecturer. Kathleen is a graduate of the EdD programme at Oxford Brookes University, where the title of her thesis was 'Do student nurses experience a theory-practice gap? A case study'.
Kathleen contributes to the pre-registration adult nursing programme (BSc and MSc) and to the DNurs programme. She is also the coordinator of the successful immersive nursing exchange programme between Oxford Brookes University and the University of Pennsylvania. She is also an external exmainer for Coventry University - Sri Lanka BSc programme.
Olga is a health and care researcher with a background in psychology. She joined Oxford Brookes University in 2018 taking up a research position. She has been developing a programme of research into long term conditions, diabetes in particular, and mental health and undertaking research in the NHS settings. In her teaching role, Olga contributes to the Professional Doctorate in Nursing Programme and supervises PhD and Professional Doctorate students. She also supervises undergraduate and postgraduate Adult and Mental Health Nursing dissertation students. She is a member of the Hong Kong Intensive School Team and teaches on BSc Health Care Studies (BSc Dissertation Module - Module Leader; Research Design Module) and MSc / PG Dip Nursing Studies (Advanced Research Design Module).
NHS Sponsorship Deputy Lead for the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences.
Postgraduate Research Tutor for OSNM and the health section of the Deptartment of Psychology, Health and Professional Development.
In her OxINMAHR support role, Olga coordinates the OxINMAHR Health Research Seminars and the Centre for Nursing, Midwifery, Health and Social Care Research Seminars.
All DNurs students undertaking the independent research and thesis element will be closely supported by a supervisory team. This is made up of staff from the programme, the Oxford School of Nursing and Midwifery, the wider Faculty as well as external supervisors where appropriate.
Eila joined Oxford Brookes in May 2007 as Professor of Supportive Cancer Care. She is co-Director of the Centre for Nursing, Midwifery, Health and Social Care Research and leads the Supportive Cancer Care and Long Term Conditions Research Group. Eila also co-leads the Applied Health, Nursing and Midwifery Doctoral Training Programme.
Eila's research is focussed on cancer survivorship. Working with a wide range of multi-disciplinary colleagues she has secured over £8 million in research funding (includiing awards from NIHR, Cancer Research UK, Prostate Cancer UK, Pancreatic Cancer UK and Blood Cancer UK), and has published over 100 articles in peer reviewed journals.
Eila is a member of the National Cancer Research Institute Living With and Beyond Cancer Group and a member of Yorkshire Cancer Research Advisory Panel. She was previously Chair of the British Psychosocial Oncology Society (2015-2019), and is a past member of the Tenovus Charity Psychosocial Advisory Committee (2010-18) and South Coast Research for Patient Benefit Committee (2013-16).
Jane is a Professor in Primary and Community Care in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences where she leads the Children and Families Research Group and is part of the Oxford Institute of Nursing, Midwifery & Allied Health Research (OxINMAHR). As a registered nurse and health visitor she has a long standing professional practice and research interest in child protection issues and work with vulnerable families.
Jane has conducted extensive work in social care and NHS services and has had research grants from a range of organisations including: Action for Children, the NSPCC, Burdett Trust for Nursing, DH, NHS England, Higher Education Academy, NIHR, Public Health England and the British Academy. Her current research programme centres on health visiting practice, work in schools, safeguarding children and child protection. Recent research work has led to the development of ‘Think Baby’ an online learning resource which is being rolled out across the UK to help student HVs build skills in assessing mother-infant interaction.
Jane is a Fellow of the Institute of Health Visiting, an expert nurse member (and vice chair) of Coventry and Warwickshire Research Ethics Committee (NRES), Senior co-editor of Child Abuse Review and a National Executive Committee...
As Director of the Oxford School of Nursing and Midwifery (OSNM) I have responsibility for the strategic direction of the partnership between Oxford Brookes University, Oxford University Hospital Foundation Trust and Oxford Health Foundation Trust. The partnership offers unique opportunities in education and research for nurses at all levels and it is my responsibility to optimise these under the direction of the OSNM Board and the Oxford Health Partnership.
Ian has been Associate Dean for Student Experience within the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences since March 2013. Ian’s first degree was in Applied Biology before progressing onto gaining his Ph.D. in Avian Ecology and Physiology from Durham University. Ian’s first teaching post at was at Suffolk College, where he taught Physiology, before moving on to lecture Ecology at De Montfort University. Research interests in aspects of Pedagogy and work based learning led to a position at City University. Ian is particularly interested in mentorship, and learning in non-formal environments.
I am a registered nurse with experience in cancer, gastroenterology and critical care. I have an MSc in Nursing Research from King’s College, London during which I researched the impact of expanded nursing practice roles. My interest in specialist and advanced practice led me to curriculum development and teaching of Advanced Practice postgraduate courses for Nurses and other Allied Health Professions until 2011. I then moved into researching the sociological aspects of medical science and technologies. I am currently teaching on the Professional Nursing Doctorate in the Department of Nursing while I also research understandings about public and patient involvement and engagement (PPIE) in medical research at the University of Oxford.
Dr Catherine Henshall MN, RGN, MA, PhD is a clinical academic nurse. She is Reader in Nursing within the Oxford School of Nursing and Midwifery at Oxford Brookes University and Head of Research Delivery at Oxford Health NHS
Foundation Trust. Cathy is also NIHR Associate Director of Nursing and the Programme Director for the NIHR 70@70 Senior Nurse and Midwife Research Leader Programme. Cathy’s clinical background is in oncology nursing and her research interests focus
of cancer survivorship, self-management, mental health and nursing workforce development.
Jo joined Oxford Brookes University in April 2014 as a Senior Research Fellow. Prior to this she worked as a Research Fellow at Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick from 2006 to 2014; as a Research Fellow for the NICE National Collaborating Centre, Oxford from 2004 to 2006; and as a Research Associate at the Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford from 1994 to 2004.
Her current research interests are patient-centred care, quality of life, patient experiences and supportive health care needs in cancer survivorship. She is also interested in cancer prevention, and improving health care for patients with chronic diseases.
She works as a qualitative research advisor for the NIHR Research Design Service and is a lead for the Healthy Ageing & Care Network at Oxford Brookes University
She has a PhD in Health Sciences from Warwick Medical School, an MSc in Evidence-Based Health Care from the University of Oxford, and MA in Applied Social Research Skills with distinction from University of Warwick.
Dr. Obrey Alexis has worked in the NHS for a number of years. He subsequently became a senior lecturer within the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences where he teaches on undergraduate and post-graduate modules. Obrey's PhD focused on the experiences of overseas nurses in the NHS and he obtained this from the University of Surrey.