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 Paul Jenkins

Paul Jenkins

Research student, Cardiff Business School

Overview

Employed as a Radiotherapy Superintendent at Velindre Cancer Centre in North Cardiff, an important part of my role is the undertaking of investigations following the occurence of significant error. With a particular interest in Risk Management and Patient Safety, I am motivated to undertake research that could serve to reduce errors within a Radiotherapy team. This research could potentially be beneficial to Radiotherapy Practitioners, to patients receiving treatment, and therefore of local and national interest. The phenomenon that I will be focussing on is affect and its influence on patient safety. Currently a first year PhD researcher, I intend to explore the affective processes present following an error in the Radiotherapy Department.

Research

Thesis

Affect and error: A qualitative study of affective processes when things go wrong in Radiotherapy.

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