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Caroline is the Head of Division for Adult Nursing within the Department of Nursing and Midwifery. Her clinical background is acute medicine and she has worked in various hospitals within the North West of England and the former Strategic Health Authority in Greater Manchester.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Nurse education
  • Phenomenology
  • Nursing practice

Research Degree Supervision

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Research Output 2011 2016

  • 1 Comment/debate
  • 1 Editorial
  • 1 Review article
2 Citations (Scopus)

Study time within pre-registration nurse education: A critical review of the literature

Barker, C., King, N., Snowden, M. & Ousey, K., 1 Jun 2016, In : Nurse Education Today. 41, p. 17-23 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article


'Care and compassion': Why does it go wrong?

Barlow, N. & Barker, C., Jun 2011, In : British Journal of Community Nursing. 16, 6, p. 266-267 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Directed study time within the pre-registration nursing curricula: Are students motivated?

Barker, C., Jun 2011, In : Wounds UK. 7, 2, p. 10 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial


Activities 2015 2015

  • 1 Oral presentation

Directed Study Time or My Time: Student Nurses' Experience of Directed Study Time in an Undergraduate Nursing Curriculum

Caroline Barker (Speaker), Nigel King (Contributor to Paper or Presentation), Michael Snowden (Contributor to Paper or Presentation), Karen Ousey (Contributor to Paper or Presentation)
10 Mar 2015

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation