I am a nurse by background and have worked largely in cancer nursing. I have worked at Oxford Brookes both as a Lecturer Practitioner and a Senior Lecturer. I teache on the Professional Doctorate in Nursing and Midwifery. I also supervises PhD and Professional Doctorate students.
I completed my doctorate with the University of Southampton with a thesis entitled: Beyond Reflection: A Study of Contemporary Nursing Practice. I am co-editor of Reflective Practice in Nursing published by Wiley Blackwell.
I am co-chair of OxPINTS (Oxford Philosophy Informing Nursing Theory) and a member of Phi Mu Chapter of Sigma.
Areas of expertise
- Reflective practice in nursing
- Research methods in nursing research
- Qualitative research methods
- Primary hypertension
- Heart failure caregivers
Teaching and supervision
Module Leader, Professional Doctorate in Nursing:
- Concepts in Nursing Practice
- Ethics and Research Proposal
I welcome enquiries from prospective candidate for a PhD or Professional Doctorate in Nursing and Midwifery.
|Julie Cooke||Academic nurse educators’ experiences of preparing and supporting nursing students for clinical placements in nursing homes: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis||Active|
|Melanie Diggle||Bereaved caregivers' experiences of end of life care for people with Advanced Heart Failure: An interpretative phenomenological analysis||Active|
|Lian Lee||Registered nurses' communication experiences in Robotic-Assisted Surgery||Active|
|Lucy Speakman||An exploration of the experiences of community respiratory nurses supporting patients who are breathless||Active|
Centres and institutes
- Caregivers and Heart Failure
Jestico ECL, Schutz SE, Finlay TMD, Appleton JV, 'How "significant others" may support parents with decision-making about their child's cancer care: An integrative literature review'
Journal of Clinical Nursing Online first (2022)
ISSN: 0962-1067 eISSN: 1365-2702Abstract Published here
Ayres H, Kozlowska O, Schutz S, 'Conducting research into assaults on mental health nurses during COVID-19: a reflection on a professional and ethical dilemma'
British Journal of Mental Health Nursing 10 (3) (2021)
ISSN: 2049-5919 eISSN: 2052-496XAbstract Published here
Speakman L, Butcher D, Schutz S, 'Bearing witness to the challenges of breathlessness'
British Journal of Community Nursing 26 (4) (2021) pp.162-166
ISSN: 1462-4753Abstract Published here
Cooke J, Greenway K, Schutz S, 'Learning from nursing students’ experiences and perceptions of their clinical placements in nursing homes: an integrative literature review'
Nurse Education Today 100 (2021)
ISSN: 0260-6917 eISSN: 1532-2793Abstract Published here
Walthall H, Roberts C, Butcher D, Schutz S, 'Patients’ experiences of attending an adapted cardiac rehabilitation programme for heart failure in a day hospice.'
International Journal of Palliative Nursing 26 (6) (2020)
ISSN: 1357-6321 eISSN: 2052-286XAbstract Published here
Memberships of professional bodies
- Royal College of Nursing
- Phi Mu Chapter Sigma
- Scientific Committee Sigma European Research Conference