Mr Dave Roberts
MSc, PGDip (Cognitive Therapy), PGDip (Higher Professional Education), RMN, RGN, RNT
Dave Roberts is senior lecturer in cancer and palliative care who works part-time in the Oxford School of Nursing and Midwifery. He is the Liaison Manager for the Diploma of Higher Education in Palliative Care (Nairobi). Dave’s professional background is in mental health and general nursing, most recently until 2014 as an honorary clinical nurse specialist in psycho-oncology at the Oxford Cancer Centre.
Areas of expertise:
- Psycho-oncology and mental health liaison
- Communication and relationships in health care
- Psychosocial aspects of cancer and palliative care
- Collaborative and interprofessional practice
- Global aspects of health and education
Teaching and supervision
- NURS7005 Advanced Communication & Supportive Relationships
- NURS6016 Advanced Communication & Supportive Relationships
- NURS7009 Care at the End of Life
- Psychological Skills non-accredited short course
Dave has many years of experience supervising student dissertations at BSc and MSc level.
Dave’s areas of research interest include psychological and psychosocial aspects of nursing and health care, collaborative practice and global dimensions of palliative care practice and education (see publications).
Yazdani F, Mehdi M, Rassafiani M, Roberts D, Abu-Zurayk W, Amarlooee M, 'The COVID-19 Pandemic May Force the World to Reflect on the Pre-Pandemic Style of Life'
International Journal of Travel Medicine and Global Health 9 (3) (2021) pp.124-131
ISSN: 2322-1100 eISSN: 2476-5759Abstract Published here Open Access on RADAR
Roberts D, 'Should mental health nursing have a separate registration?'
Journal of Clinical Nursing 25 (17-18) (2016) pp.2391-2392
ISSN: 0962-1067Abstract Published here Open Access on RADAR
Yazdani F, Roberts D, Yazdani N, Rassafiani M, 'Occupational Balance: a study of the socio-cultural perspective of Iranian Occupational Therapists'
Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy 83 (1) (2015) pp.53-62
ISSN: 0008-4174 eISSN: 1911-9828Abstract Published here
Memberships of professional bodies
MSc, PGDip (Higher Professional Education), PGDip (Cognitive Therapy), RMN, RGN, RNT