Portrait of Dr Nichola Barlow Dr Nichola Barlow

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n.a.barlow@hud.ac.uk | 01484 473472



Biography

I joined the University of Huddersfield in 2005 as a Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing from Leeds Metropolitan University. I qualified as an enrolled nurse in 1982 having undertaken my pupil nurse training at the York School of Nursing, I undertook a certificate in education at Leeds University to become a Registered Adult Nurse, followed by a BHSc Nursing Studies (also at Leeds University). I have clinical experience in phycogeriatric admissions and assessment, acute medicine and acute care of the older person.

I undertook a Masters in Health Professional Education and a PhD at the University of Huddersfield.

Research and Scholarship

I am interested in the following areas of research:

  • Work related to healthcare / nursing ethics
  • Compassion
  • Professionalism
  • Aspects of health professional education
  • Recruitment and selection of preregistration nursing students
  • Mindfulness for health and wellbeing / pain management.

Publications and Other Research Outputs

2017

Barlow, N., Hargreaves, J. and Gillibrand, W. (2017) ‘Nurses’ contributions to the resolution of ethical dilemmas in practiceNursing Ethics . ISSN 0969-7330

2014

Barlow, N (2014) Nurses contribution to the resolution of ethical dilemmas in context Doctoral thesis, University of Huddersfield.

Barlow, N (2014) ‘Nurses’ contributions to the resolution of ethical dilemmas’. In: RCN international nursing research conference 2014, 2-4 April 2014, Glasgow

2011

Barlow, N. and Barker, C. (2011) ‘'Care and compassion': why does it go wrong?British Journal of Community Nursing , 16 (6), pp. 266-267. ISSN 1462-4753

Ormrod, G. and Barlow, N. (2011) ‘Accountability, decision making and the law’. In: Nursing: Transition to Professional Practice. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. . ISBN 978-0-19-956843-7

Ormrod, G. and Barlow, N. (2011) ‘Accountability and ethical decision making’. In: Nursing: Transition to Professional Practice. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. . ISBN 978-0-19-956843-7

2010

Barlow, N. and Barker, C. (2010) ‘Facilitating Problem Based Learning: A Journey of DiscoveryMalaysian Journal Of Nursing , 1 (4).

Barlow, N (2010) ‘What the Nurse does Exploring the nurses contribution to the resolution of ethical dilemmas in secondary care - the pilot study’. In: EDCNS The 11th European Doctoral Conference in Nursing Science, 17th-18th September 2010, Berlin, Germany

Burton, R., Barlow, N. and Barker, C. (2010) Using Visual Tools for Analysis and Learning . : University of Huddersfield. ISBN 9781862180802

2009

Burton, R., Barlow, N. and Barker, C. (2009) ‘Visual tools in adult learning’. In: 2nd BIMP International Nursing Conference 2009, 29th July - 1st August 2009, The Magellan Sutera Harbour, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah Malaysia

2008

Barlow, N., Barker, C. and Burton, R. (2008) ‘Visual tools as a learning and teaching strategy within healthcare education’. In: Nurse Education Tomorrow (NET) 2008, 2nd-4th September 2008, Churchill College, University of Cambridge

Burton, R., Barlow, N. and Barker, C. (2008) ‘Developing student nurses using problem based learning and visual tools’. In: International Nursing Research Conference 2008, 13th-15th March 2008, Sarawak, Malaysia

2007

Burton, R., Barlow, N. and Barker, C. (2007) ‘Student Nurses' use of Visual Tools within a PBL context’. In: HERDSA 2007, 8th-11th July 2007, Adelaide, Australia

Esteem

  • Registered Nurse and Nurse Educator on the Nursing and Midwifery Council Register
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Member of the International Philosophy Nursing Society
  • Member of the Royal College of Nursing Ethics Network
  • Reviewer for the British Journal of Nursing

Research Degree Supervision

I am co-supervisor for PhD students researching professionalism and compassion.

Postgraduate research opportunities with Dr Nichola Barlow

2017-18

MSc by Research
PhD

2018-19

MSc by Research
PhD

Teaching and Professional Activities

Leadership

  • Year 3 Lead - all fields of Nursing
  • Course leader - BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies (International collaboration 2009-2013)
  • Nursing admission across all fields (2007–2009)
  • Module leadership

    • HHH 2000 Working in new roles and contexts
    • HFN 2000 Nursing Foundations 1 (2012–2015)
    • HMN 2005 Foundations of Nursing (2014-2015)
    • HHH 1241 Research methods (2009–2013)
    • HHN 1234 Research Based Project (dissertation) (2010-2014)

Associate duties

  • HMN 2005 Nursing Foundations
  • HFN 2000 Nursing Foundations 1
  • HHG 1000 Research 3 (Inter professional dissertation)
  • HMH 1013 Project (Health related project)

External Examiner

  • Northumbria University - BSc Professional Development, MSc Nursing Studies (2011–present)