Dr Clare Whitfield

Dr Clare Whitfield

Lecturer Advanced Practice

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • School of Paramedical PeriOperative and Advanced Practice

Qualifications

  • PhD / DPhil (University of Hull)

Summary

Clare is a registered nurse who has taught research methods and evidence-based practice since 2002. Her research background includes health and social care service user experience, the impact of health policy on health outcomes and telehealth. Current interests include the sexual health of young people and women's health. Clare is a peer reviewer for Health Education Research.

Clare teaches research methods and methodology and evidence-based practice at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. She supervises PhD students, MSc dissertations and final year Masters projects in the School of Paramedical, Perioperative and Advanced Practice and the School of Nursing and Midwifery in the Faculty of Health Sciences.

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

Teaching person-centered practice to pre-registration physiotherapy students: a qualitative study

Killingback, C., Tomlinson, A., Thompson, M., Whitfield, C., & Stern, J. (in press). Teaching person-centered practice to pre-registration physiotherapy students: a qualitative study. Physiotherapy theory and practice, https://doi.org/10.1080/09593985.2023.2236195

Caring from a distance – carers' experiences of keeping in touch with care home residents during COVID-19 closures.

White, C., Wray, J., Whitfield, C., & Wolverson, E. (2022). Caring from a distance – carers’ experiences of keeping in touch with care home residents during COVID-19 closures. International Journal of Care and Caring, https://doi.org/10.1332/239788221X16666566787347

Teaching person-centred practice in physiotherapy curricula: a literature review

Killingback, C., Tomlinson, A., Stern, J., & Whitfield, C. (2022). Teaching person-centred practice in physiotherapy curricula: a literature review. Physical Therapy Reviews, 27(1), 40-50. https://doi.org/10.1080/10833196.2021.2000287

Incidence and impact of incivility in paramedicine: a qualitative study

Credland, N. J., & Whitfield, C. (in press). Incidence and impact of incivility in paramedicine: a qualitative study. Emergency Medicine Journal, https://doi.org/10.1136/emermed-2020-209961

aDolescents gEnder surVey, rEsponsible coupLes evaluatiOn, and capacity building Project in India (DEVELOP): a study protocol [version 2; peer review: 2 approved]

Ahankari, A., Hayter, M., Whitfield, C., Ali, P., Giridhari, S., Tambe, S., …Ovseiko, P. (2021). aDolescents gEnder surVey, rEsponsible coupLes evaluatiOn, and capacity building Project in India (DEVELOP): a study protocol [version 2; peer review: 2 approved]. F1000Research, 8, Article 958. https://doi.org/10.12688/f1000research.19521.2

Co-investigator

Project

Funder

Grant

Started

Status

Project

Interchange Scheme

Funder

Pickering and Ferens Homes

Grant

£9,775.00

Started

1 September 2020

Status

Complete

Postgraduate supervision

Women's health, sexual health, teen / adolescent pregnancy and parenting, care of older people, care relationships, qualitative and Grounded Theory methodologies.

Current PhD supervisions

Sharifa Al-Zadjali ‘Decision-making for Dialysis Patients in Oman’

[Principal Supervisor]

Jackie Hutchison ‘The lived experience of people with cardiovascular disease (CVD): A narrative analysis of discourses that inform everyday experience and decision-making’

[Co-Supervisor]

Ganiyu Lanre Lawal ‘Family care experiences in Nigeria’

[Principal Supervisor]

Tracey Long ‘Experiences of First-time Adopting Parents’

[Principal Supervisor]

Silvana Matassini ‘Experiences of Older Women and Loneliness in an Urban Space’

[Co-Supervisor]

Prapasri Poopayang ‘Experience of Teenage Mothers in Thailand’

[Co-Supervisor]

Post viva PGR Students:

Maria Sciberras Female Gender Dominance in Nursing: Gender hindrance perceptions of State Maltese First-line Nursing Managers on leadership career progression.

[Co-Supervisor]

Alex Wray Exploring the experiences of support with parentally bereaved children and their surviving parents using constructivist grounded theory. [Co-Supervisor]

Completed PhDs:

Laura Shand (2019) Living precarity, enduring bias : exploring the gendered experiences of UK early career academics [Co-Supervisor]

Hannah Miles (2022) Making sense of ‘best start’ : exploring the early experiences of mothers in low-socioeconomic areas [Co-Supervisor]

Parichat Arayajaru (2023) Experiences of repeat pregnancy in Thai adolescent mothers [Principal Supervisor]

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