Community Nursing Researcher Network

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  1. Layla Abdi, University of South Wales
    Interests: Learning disability (student nurse)

  2. Srywahyuni Ade, Nurse Education
    Interests: Community and family nurses

  3. John Alcock, Bangor University
    Interests: Nurse education - UG / PGT; community nursing practice (DN); implementation; research methodology; PGT supervision.

  4. Anjana Amit, Student of MSc Community Nursing
    Interests: Nutritional deficiency in the community
  5. Helenmarie Aston, University of South Wales
    Interests: Learning disabilities, capacity & consent, epilepsy, challenging behaviour.

  6. Hannah Arnold, University of South Wales
    Interests: Role of Care homes and end of life care for the person with dementia.

  7. Val Bailey, RCN
    Interests: Patient satisfaction with out of hours. community nursing for 16 years.

  8. Sue Bale, Aneurin Bevan UHB
    Interests: Wound healing

  9. Carole Bell, Hywel Dda UHB.
    Interests: Midwifery; Smoking cessation in pregnancy.

  10. Jayne Bell, Cardiff & Vale UHB
    Interests: Mental health/risk/emergency response/service provision/research

  11. Helen Bennett, Cardiff & Vale UHB
    Interests: Mental health

  12. Rhiannon Beaumont-Wood, Public Health Wales

  13. Angela Bird-Jones
    Interests: Genera practice nursing / community nursing

  14. Marie Bodycombe-James, Swansea University

  15. Sonia Briggs, Hywel Dda Health Board
    Interests: Development of community nursing management of leg ulcers acute care in the community

  16. Mandy J Brimble, Cardiff University
    Interests: Children with life limiting & life threatening conditions; Resilience in children's nurses; Nurse education.

  17. Paul Brownbill, University of South Wales
    Interests: Dementia; Community hospital; Decision making; Research governance.

  18. Judith Carrier, Cardiff University
    Interests: Evidence synthesis, evidence utilisation and long term conditions. Current PhD is on knowledge mobilisation amongst practice nurses.

  19. Alex Carson, Glyndŵr University

  20. June Clark, Swansea University
    Interests: Nursing outcomes; Nursing documentation; Older people.

  21. Kim Cole, Breast Test Wales
    Interests: Mammography/improvement in care pathways/ working practises

  22. Simon Darwin, Public Health Wales
    Interests: Men's health and access to services

  23. Bethan Davies, Powys HB
    Interests: Research process

  24. Jane Davies, University of South Wales
    Interests: Cardiovascular disease, Peripheral arterial disease

  25. James Davis, Public Health Wales NHS Trust
    Interests: Public Health Screening Services Advanced Nursing Prudent Healthcare Medical Law

  26. Julie Davis, University of South Wales
    Interests: LD palliative care, sexual health

  27. Ruth Davies, University of South Wales
    Interests: Child and family health

  28. Ruth Davis, University of Glamorgan
    Interests: Diabetes and nursing, shared decision-making

  29. Nafees Ud Din, Bangor University
    Interests: Systematic/realist reviews, Database analysis, Randomised controlled trials, Process evaluation

  30. Nigel Downes, Royal College of Nursing
    Interests: Nurse Education Research, Professional Practice Assessment

  31. Jo Dyer, Public Health Wales

  32. Sue Eastham, Public Health Wales
    Interests: Screening - why men access health care less than women; Reasons why men and women do not attend booked appointments

  33. Jennifer Egbunike, Cardiff University
    Interests: Experience in developing and conducting community nursing research and evaluation projects in maternity, health visiting, school nursing, palliative care, mental health and GP related services.

  34. Sue Figueirido, South East Wales Research Network (WCRN)
    Interests: Cancer

  35. Polly Ferguson, Welsh Government
    Interests: Maternity services & early years

  36. Sharon Fernandez, Powys tHB
    Interests: Infant mental health; Perinatal mental health

  37. Jayne Foley, Cardiff University
    Interests: Workforce development community nursing and collaboration with public and patient involvement

  38. Victoria Franklin, Abertawe Bro Morgannwg UHB

  39. Jenifer French, Welsh Government
    Interests: Mental health & learning disability nursing

  40. Dave Galligan, Cardiff & Vale Health Branch, UNISON

  41. Samantha Gane, University of South Wales
    Interests: Learning disabilities

  42. Janet Gargiulo, Glyndŵr University

  43. Karen Gregory, Betsi Cadwaladr UHB
    Interests: District nursing; Chronic disease management; practice development

  44. Ceri Griffiths, Betsi Cadwaladr UHB
    Interests: School nursing

  45. Stephen Griffiths, Shared Services Partnership, NHS Wales

  46. Lynne Grundy, Welsh Nursing and Midwifery Committee (WNMC)

  47. Ben Hannigan, Cardiff University
    Interests: Policy, services, work and user experiences in mental health systems

  48. Suzanne Hardacre, Aneurin Bevan UHB
    Interests: Midwifery

  49. Claire Fiona Harries, University of South Wales
    Interests: Learning disability nursing (currently student nurse)

  50. Abigail Harris, Bridgend County Borough Council

  51. Samantha Hatchett, Invacare
    Interests: How industry can support it and get involved

  52. Jessica Hazleton, University of South Wales
    Interests: Learning disabilities

  53. Pat Hibberd, Glyndŵr University
    Interests: Specialist nursing in rural nursing practice

  54. David Hopkins, NHS Wales Informatics Service
    Interests: District Nursing Advanced nursing practice Nursing informatics Electronic patient care records Telecare and Telemedicine Integrated care across health and social care Admission avoidance Improving quality and safety Practice nursing Residential and nursing care homes.

  55. Jane Hopkinson, Cardiff University
    Interests: Supportive, palliative and end of life care

  56. Helen Howson, Public Health Wales

  57. Lisa Humphrey, Sexual Health, Hywel Dda University Health Board
    Interests: Organisational change, service development. Currently doing MSc in Enhanced Professional Practice.

  58. Billie Hunter, Cardiff University
    Interests: Midwifery

  59. Stacey Hurst, University of South Wales
    Interests: Learning disability nursing, dementia, autism

  60. Jane Imperato, Flying Start Cardiff

  61. Fiona Irvine, Glyndŵr University
    Interests: Specialist nursing

  62. Deb Jackson, Aneurin Bevan UBH
    Interests: Midwifery

  63. Mari James, Community Pharmacy Wales
    Interests: Development and delivery of community pharmacy health services

  64. Tina James-Evans, Powys tHB
    Interests: Immunisations; Welsh language

  65. Dr Robert Jenkins, University of South Wales
    Interests: Learning disabilities; Safeguarding Older people

  66. Carlene Jones, Aneurin Bevan UBH
    Interests: Palliative care, cancer survivorship/rehabilitation

  67. Linda Jones, Powys Health Board
    Interests: Palliative care, wound care

  68. Matthew Jones, University of South Wales
    Interests: University of South Wales

  69. Rebecca Jones, University of South Wales
    Interests: Learning disabilities (student nurse)

  70. Ruth Jones, University of South Wales
    Interests: Learning disability, Prader willi Syndrome, capacity/consent, challenging behaviour

  71. Sarah Jowett, Glyndŵr University

  72. Lisa Kelly, University of South Wales
    Interests: Learning disabilities, autism (student nurse)

  73. Joyce Kenkre, Glamorgan University
    Interests: Domestic violence, mother and child welfare, care in the community, stakeholder involvement

  74. Beverly Killa, Breast Test Wales
    Interests: Breast cancer

  75. Fiona Kinghorn, Cardiff & Vale UHB

  76. Maggie Kirk, University of Glamorgan

  77. Rhian Kyte, Public Health Wales
    Interests: Screening uptake/Bowel Cancer/Advanced Nursing Practice /Participant Consent and Capacity.

  78. Paul Labourne, Powys tHB

  79. Penny Lamb, Hywel Dda Health Board
    Interests: Nursing home support and governance Ethics & health care law Continuing health care

  80. Cate Langley, Powys teaching Health Board
    Interests: Community midwifery; rationalising risk; valuing the role of community midwifery

  81. Annette Lankshear, Cardiff University
    Interests: Patient safety

  82. Ruth Lawler, Public Health Wales
    Interests: Ppublic health; Community nursing relating to public health

  83. Tracey Lawrence, NHS Wales

  84. Helen Leonard, Aneurin Bevan Health Board
    Interests: Cellulitis, hypodermoclysis

  85. Carol Leslie, Hywel Dda Health Board
    Interests: District nursing locality working between health and social care, complex care (LTC -commissioning using independent sector CHC/FNC eligibility

  86. Heather Lewis, Powys tHB
    Interests: Health visiting; Domestic abuse; Education; Child development; Safeguarding children
  87. Claire Lewis, Public Health Wales
    Interests: Chronic disease

  88. Janice Lewis, Swansea University
    Interests: Health visitors’ understanding of the principle of ‘Influencing policies affecting health’ and its realisation in practice’

  89. Marie Lewis, Powys LHB / Cardiff University
    Interests: Midwifery

  90. Linda Lewis, Public Health Wales
    Research interests: Screening Women's Health; Cancer; Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm; Patient Information; Service User Experience; Health Informatics

  91. Nicola Lewis, Abertawe Bro Morgannwg UHB
    Interests: Child health

  92. Louise Lidbury, Cardiff & Vale UHB / Cardiff University
    Interests: Asylum and Refugee Healthcare provision and Barriers to contraception within the vulnerable female group

  93. Nikki Lloyd-Jones, Glyndŵr University
    Interests: Decision-making and person-centred care in community based services.

  94. Lesley Lowes, Cardiff University (CNRS link to Children's Network)
    Interests: Service user involvement in research; Chronic illness in childhood (particularly type 1 diabetes)

  95. Rachel Maries, Betsi Cadwaladr UHB
    Interest: Nurse case management; Chronic disease management; Complex case management; Advanced nurse practitioner roles in the community.

  96. Sarah McDonald, Hywel Dda University Health Board
    Interest: Developing community services, palliative care, wound management, communication between secondary and primary care.
  97. Anne McGowen, Public Health Wales
    Interests: Immunisation looking at methods to reduce the pain and distress associated with the immunisation process.

  98. Mary Morgan, Powys Healthcare
    Interests: Diabetes, palliative

  99. Sandra Owen, Powys teaching Health Board
    Interests: Learning disabilities - inequalities and problems with access to healthcare

  100. Stephanie Perrett, Public Health Wales
    Interests: Health & Justice Prison nursing / health Infectious disease Blood Borne Viruses
  101. Gemma Prebble, Bangor University
    Interests: Pain management (Chronic and palliative); Knowledge transfer from specialist services, from acute to community to facilitate ongoing support for chronic pain management; Knowledge (and ethos) transfer from specialist palliative care to acute to facilitate better terminal care.

  102. Hayley Prout, Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Centre, Cardiff UniversityInterests: Palliative care

  103. Wendy Scrase, Betsi Cadwaladr UHB
    Primary care facilitator for R&D so interested in all areas: Community nursing; General practice; Oral health, Pharmacy; Physiotherapy.

  104. Dr Sherrill Snelgrove, Swansea University
    Interests: Chronic pain management; Assistive technologies; Dementia

  105. Sian Snow, University of South Wales
    Interests: Transitions, end of life, autism, challenging behaviour, clinical practice in community. Ratio's- staffing

  106. Elisabeth Somara, Good Samaritan Foundation
    Interests: HIV/AIDS, Adolescents, Voluntary HIV Testing

  107. Kirsty Speake

  108. Tania Spriggs, Bro Morgannwg NHS Trust
    Interests: Long term conditions

  109. Bernie Steer, NHS Wales

  110. Michelle Tamlyn, University of South Wales
    Learning disabilities, capacity & consent, challenging behaviour

  111. Cathy Taylor, Swansea University
    Interests: SCPHN HV Working with fathers; Learning & Teaching with Practice Teachers

  112. Denise Thiruchelvam, NHS England
    Interests: Nursing transformation; Community nursing; Health visiting; Public health

  113. Ashley-marie Thomas, University of South Wales
    Interests: Learning disabilities

  114. Beverly Thomas, Director of Nursing and Social Care Information, NHS Wales
    Interests: Social media tools to improve care delivery

  115. Christina Thomas, Powys Health Board
  116. Eira Thomas, University of South Wales
    Interests: Learning disabilities (student nurse)

  117. Jayne Thomas, NHS Wales

  118. Kelly Thomas, University of South Wales
    Interests: OCD (Obsessive compulsive disorders) and how it affects those with LD

  119. Michelle Thomas, University of South Wales

  120. Sian Thomas, Caerphilly LHB
    Interests: Child health

  121. Sue Thomas, University of South Wales / RCN Wales
    Interests: District nursing complexity; General practice assessment; Education workforce

  122. Victoria Thomas, University of South Wales

  123. Sheelagh Tompkins
    Interests: Respiratory, palliative

  124. Kathryn Walker
    Interests: Palliative care, general community nurse

  125. Ruth Walker, Cardiff & Vale UHB

  126. Carolyn Wallace, WSPCR / University of South Wales
    Interests: Frailty Integration.

  127. Julie Wardjones, NHS Wales

  128. Lucie Warren, Cardiff University
    Interests: Weight management in pregnancy; Health behaviours/promotion in pregnancy; professional resilience; Inter-professional teamworking, breastfeeding; Self Determination Theory; Motivational Interviewing.

  129. Dianne Watkins, Cardiff University

  130. Amanda Whent, Aneurin Bevan UBH
    Interests: Community mental health

  131. Jean White, Chief Nursing Officer, Welsh Government

  132. Neil Wigglesworth, Public Health Wales
    Interests: Infection prevention and control

  133. Alison Williams, Glyndŵr University

  134. Angela Williams, Glyndŵr University

  135. Caroline Williams, Hywel Dda UHB

  136. Lynne Williams, Bangor University
    Interests: Infection control; Clinical leadership; Community nursing

  137. Jane Wright, Bangor University
    Interests: Evidence based practice/implementation research