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Chronic Illness and Palliative Care

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Dr Coleman is co-ordinator for the year two Care Delivery module (February), and Pathway Leader for Specialist Practice- Nursing Care of the Older Person (levels 3 and 7 postgraduate).

In addition, she contributes to three modules at level 3 in the postgraduate programme focusing on person centred dementia care. She is also a member of the simulation teaching team and she is one of two SWAN co-champions in the School of Nursing and Midwifery.

Current scholarly activity focuses on innovative teaching and learning methods in person-centred dementia care and the role of simulated patients in supporting the development of communication skills and bereavement support in an undergraduate nursing curriculum.

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Dr Coleman is open to postgraduate applications from adult field students with a particular focus on;

  • Care of the older person

  • Primary health care topics

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School of Nursing and Midwifery

Dr Deborah Coleman

Dr Coleman is a Lecturer (Education) in the School of Nursing and Midwifery.


Research students

MSc Title: The role of Rapid Response System Teams in End-of-Life Care Decision-making: A Systematic Literature Review

Name: Laura Creighton
Years of Study: 2016
Country: UK

MSc Title: Patient and Carer experience with an Acute Care at Home Service: A Service Evaluation

Name: Deborah Toal
Years of Study: 2017
Country: UK

MSc Title: Exploring the factors that influence spiritual care provision for patients at the end of life stage from a healthcare professional perspective: A Review of the Literature

Name: Halemah Aleshehi
Years of Study: 2018
Country: Saudi Arabia

MSc Title: A clinical audit on the depth of chest compression measurements recorded during CPR within one Health and Social Care Trust

Name: Andrew Doherty
Years of Study: 2018
Country: UK

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