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Dr Jessica Baillie

Dr Jessica Baillie

Lecturer: Adult Nursing

School of Healthcare Sciences

Email
bailliej2@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44(0)29 206 87783
Campuses
13.15, 13th Floor, Eastgate House, 35-43 Newport Road, Cardiff CF24 0AB
Users
Available for postgraduate supervision

Overview

I joined the School of Healthcare Sciences in 2014 as a Lecturer in Adult Nursing.  I teach and supervise students across undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.  My research expertise is in long-term conditions, particularly kidney failure, utilising qualitative methodologies. 

Previously I worked as a registered nurse in Nephrology and Transplant at Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, and as a Research Associate for the Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Centre, Cardiff University School of Medicine.  I undertook my PhD at Cardiff School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, sponsored by the Research Capacity Building Collaboration (RCBC) Wales.  In 2015 I was awarded a Postdoctoral Fellowship from RCBC Wales. 

Biography

After qualifying as a registered nurse I worked as a staff nurse in Nephrology and Transplant and as a bank nurse at Cardiff and Vale University Health Board. In 2009 I secured funding from the Research Capacity Building Collaboration (RCBC) Wales to undertake a full-time PhD studentship at the Cardiff School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies. My PhD focused on patients' and families' experiences of using peritoneal dialysis, utilising ethnographic methods.

I then joined the Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Centre, Cardiff University School of Medicine, in 2012 as a Research Assistant, before working as a Research Associate.  In this role I worked as part of an interdisciplinary research team and contributed to a variety of qualitative studies.

I joined the School of Healthcare Sciences in 2014 as a Lecturer in Adult Nursing.

Education

Bachelor of Nursing (Hons.) Cardiff School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, Cardiff University

PhD (Nursing) Cardiff School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, Cardiff University

Honours and awards

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Research Capacity Building Collaboration (RCBC) Wales (2015)

Professional memberships

  • Registered Nurse (Adult) Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Academic positions

  • 2014 - present: Lecturer, Cardiff University
  • 2013 - 2014: Research Associate, Cardiff University
  • 2012 - 2013: Research Assistant, Cardiff University

Speaking engagements

  • Danish Society for Renal Nursing (Keynote), Copenhagen (2017)

Committees and reviewing

  • Journal reviewer: Journal of Renal Care, Journal of Clinical Nursing, Journal of Advanced Nursing, European Journal of Oncology Nursing
  • Conference abstract reviewer: RCN International Nursing Research Conference  
  • Grant reviewer: NIHR

Publications

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Teaching

I teach and assess on preregistration, MSc and doctoral modules, with a particular focus on research methods, research ethics and long-term/ complex conditions. I am module leader for a post-graduate, level 7 research module.  I also supervise students undertaking undergraduate and masters dissertations, and supervise doctoral students.   

I am a Visiting Lecturer at Freiburg University, Germany.

I am an External Examiner at Swansea University for the MSc Long Term & Chronic Conditions Management. 

I became a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in 2016.

My research interests include:

  • Long term conditions, particularly kidney failure and peritoneal dialysis
  • Palliative care
  • Patient and family experiences of healthcare
  • Qualitative research methodologies and methods

In 2015, I was awarded a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship from the Research Capacity Building Collaboration (RCBC) Wales. This Fellowship will enable the continuation of my doctoral research, focusing on patients’ and families’ knowledge and experience of peritoneal dialysis-associated peritonitis (infection of the peritoneal membrane). 

I am a member of the School of Healthcare Sciences Research Ethics Committee and the Cardiff School of Medicine Research Ethics Committee. 

Supervision

I am interested in supervising doctoral students in the areas of:

  • Kidney failure
  • Long term conditions
  • Ethnographic research
  • Qualitative research

I am Lead Supervisor for Cathryn Smith, who commenced her part-time PhD in January 2021, entitled: "Caring for people with dementia at end of life: End of life clinical decision-making process of healthcare professionals within primary care".  Cathryn's PhD Studentship was funded by RCBC Wales and will adopt an ethnographic approach. 

Current supervision

Stringfellow, Alicia

Alicia Stringfellow

Research student

Past projects

Co-Supervisor for Ian Williams - Living with a moderate head injury: An interpretative phenomenological analysis of young people’s and their mothers’ lived experiences (awarded 2020)