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Cardiff School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies is one of the leading nursing and midwifery research departments in the UK. Our research is internationally distinguished, theoretically informed and empirically rigorous and stands at the forefront of nursing and midwifery and policy debates at international, national and local levels.

Emotional, Supportive and Palliative Care

Palliative Care Research

- Patient-family carer dynamics
- Innovations in patient care safety, quality & compassion
- Psychosocial aspects of cachexia
- Nutritional care


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Organising and Delivering Health and Social Care

 Organising Healthcare

- Patient Safety
- Quality Improvement
- Complex Systems
- Knowledge Management


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Maternal, Child and Family Health and Wellbeing

 Maternal and Child

- Practitioner communication & emotional support
- Service user experiences
- Families living with chronic conditions
- History of 20th century maternity care


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Workforce, Education and Innovation


Workforce, Education and Innovation

- Patient Safety
- Safeguarding vulnerable adults
- Culture of care settings
- Evidence for development and innovation


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