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Jacquiline Fernell

Senior Lecturer, Pre-Registration Nursing

Institute of Health & Society

Contact Details


tel: 01905 85 5536


Teaching & Research

Teaching & Research

Teaching Areas

Nursing theory and practice
Clinical skills
Research methods
Anatomy and physiology
Leadership and management
Health care sociology
Nursing history

Research Interests

Nursing History. A complex and multi-faceted subject
Adult Learning - The Needs Of Mature Learners Undertaking Nurse Training (For B.Ed Course)
1994 - An Historic analysis of the role of the Nurse. Changes in the Nurse-Patient Relationship (An Historic Analysis) for MA course

Professional Interests

Nursing History of Nursing Sociology (social construction of reality!) 
Research (particularly phenomenology/grounded theory)
Teaching and learning

Professional Experience

Professional Experience

Staff Nurse:  Professorial Liver Unit, male surgical ward, Regional cardio thoracic and general critical care unit
Ward Sister: male surgical ward
Lead and founder Worcester Wound Care Society (acute)
Chairperson, Nursing Practice Guidelines Group (developing evidence based guidelines for practice)
Joint Appointment between U of W and WHAT Professional Development Lead : Surgery, part of Professional Development Team



Commentary on a systematic review of leg ulcer management, Evidence Based Nursing, March 1998

Paper - International Conference a Nursing History - Nottingham
Lead for Debate - Professional Update Day - WRI
Talk on Critical Appraisal Skills - numerous study days - Worcester
Research Methodology - Research Awareness Conference - Worcester

Introduction to Research Methodology-talk at Worcester County Research Awareness Day 1999

External Responsibilities

External Responsibilities

Member RCN Research Forum
External Examiner - Liverpool John Moore University