Portrait of Dr Caroline Barker Dr Caroline Barker

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c.barker@hud.ac.uk | 01484 473483


Caroline is a Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing within the Division of Health and Rehabilitation and moved to the University in 2005. Her clinical background is acute medicine and she has worked in various hospitals within the North West of England and the former Strategic Health Authority in Greater Manchester.

Research and Scholarship

Research interests

Nurse education, phenomenology, nursing practice.

Publications and Other Research Outputs


Barker, C., King, N., Snowden, M. and Ousey, K. (2016) ‘Study Time Within Pre-Registration Nurse Education: A Critical Review Of The LiteratureNurse Education Today . ISSN 0260-6917


Barker, C., King, N., Snowden, M. and Ousey, K. (2015) ‘Directed study time or my time: student nurses' experience of directed study time in an undergraduate nursing curriculum’. In: RCN Education Forum national conference 2015, 10th-11th March 2015, Nottingham, UK


Barker, C (2013) A Phenomenological Study Exploring the Use of Directed Study Time in an Undergraduate Adult Nursing Curriculum Doctoral thesis, University of Huddersfield.


Barker, C., King, N., Snowden, M. and Ousey, K. (2012) ‘How do nursing students utilise directed study time within an undergraduate nursing curriculum?’. In: RCN Annual International Nursing Research Conference 2012, 23rd-25th April 2012, London, UK


Barker, C (2011) ‘Directed study time within the pre-registration nursing curricula: are students motivated?Wounds UK , 7 (2), p. 10. ISSN 1746-6814

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


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

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


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


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


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


  • 1995 - present - Full member of the Royal College of Nursing.
  • 1995 - present - Registered Nurse, registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
  • 2012 - Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

External examiner

  • Canterbury Christ Church University MSc Health and Wellbeing (Multi-Professional course)


  • Nurse Education in Practice

Research Degree Supervision

Teaching and Professional Activities

  • Currently leading the development of the MSc Pre-Registration Nursing Route (this route is due to commence January 2015).
  • Module Leader for Nursing Leadership and Management (MSc Pre-Registration Nursing).
  • Module Associate for HIN 1001 Interprofessional working in practice Learning and HHN 2000 Frameworks for Clinical Leadership and Management.
  • Provide academic support to both undergraduate and post graduate students and supervise Masters and PhD students.
  • Link Tutor for Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust.
  • Personal Tutor for Pre-Registration nursing students.