Nursing and Midwifery Research

Advancing the way healthcare is delivered, and expanding the knowledge underpinning contemporary nursing and midwifery practice, is a central theme of our research.

We undertake a wide variety of empirical research which contributes toward improving the quality and effectiveness of care delivered by nurses and midwives in the NHS and other healthcare organisations, including studies of patient and service user experience, evaluation of healthcare interventions, and research with childbearing women and their babies, families and carers. 

Our team of nursing and midwifery lecturers also engage in a range of scholarly activities that aim to systematically advance practice and ensure that our teaching is informed and shaped by cutting edge research evidence. 

For more information on the Nursing and Midwifery Research undertaken at the Department of Health Sciences, please contact Steven Ersser, email