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Lead for the Doctoral Programmes in Nursing
Chris completed her registered nurse training and first degree in Leeds in 1983. She has a range of staff nurse/senior staff nurse experience in liver and gastrointestinal medicine, vascular surgery, rehabilitation of head injury, and care of the young disabled. She has also worked as a ward sister and lecturer-practitioner in acute surgery. Chris completed her Master's degree in Nursing at King's College, London. She has been a Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing since 1994.
Chris completed her PhD, 'Constructing Reflection in Nursing: A qualitative exploration of reflection through a post-registration palliative care programme' in 2009, at the University of Southampton. She currently teaches on the pre-registration Adult Nursing programme and contributes to undergraduate, inter-professional education and research education within the school. Chris has an enduring interest in reflection in nursing and how nurses make sense of, and learn from, their experiences.
Sue is a nurse by background and has worked largely in cancer nursing. She completed a Masters degree in Nursing at Brunel University with a dissertation entitled ‘Giving Comfort to Patients: The Perceptions of Qualified Nurses’ for which she received a distinction. Sue runs several modules within the Advanced Practice programmes including Dimensions in Advanced Nursing Practice and Applied Research Methods. She completed her doctorate with the University of Southampton exploring Reflective Practice in Adult Nursing. Sue is co-editor of Reflective Practice in Nursing published by Wiley Blackwell.
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...
Oxford Clinical Academic Fellow
Cancer Nurse Researcher, OUH NHS Foundation Trust
UK Oncology Society Treasurer