Personal profile

Biography

Phil commenced the role of Professor of Nursing and Head of Department of Health Sciences in June 2015.

Phil joined the University of Huddersfield following a long career at the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, where he fulfilled the following leadership roles:

  • Head of Primary Care Division
  • Director of Innovation in Learning and Teaching
  • Director of Undergraduate Education and
  • Director of External Liaison and NHS Educational Contracts.

He was promoted to Professor of Nursing Education in 2012.

Phil is committed to excellence in teaching and learning and was awarded a University of Manchester Teaching Excellence Award in 2012 and a National Teaching Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy in 2013. He has been a member of the organising committee for the International Networking for Healthcare Education Conference since 2010. This Conference attracts more than 300 health care educators each year.

Phil’s contributions to teaching and learning, research and leadership are underpinned by a clinical career in adult and mental health nursing. He worked in both hospital and community settings prior to embarking on his academic career.

Research Expertise and Interests

Health services research

  • Predicting outcome for people with chronic pain, including musculoskeletal pain.
  • Developing and delivering novel and accessible interventions for people with chronic pain.
  • Development of an Activity Pacing Questionnaire for Chronic Pain and/or Fatigue.

Mental healthcare provision

  • Behavioural activation for negative symptoms
  • The use of guided self-help to promote emotional wellbeing in high school students
  • Educational innovations and evaluation
  • Service user and carer engagement
  • Prior care experience and impact on retention and progress of student nurses

Research Degree Supervision

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Research Output 1998 2018

Activity pacing: Moving beyond taking breaks and slowing down

Antcliff, D., Keeley, P., Campbell, M., Woby, S., Keenan, A-M. & McGowan, L. 2 Feb 2018 In : Quality of Life Research. 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Aptitude

Randomised feasibility study to compare the use of Therabite® with wooden spatulas to relieve and prevent trismus in patients with cancer of the head and neck

Lee, R., Yeo, S. T., Rogers, S. N., Caress, A. L., Molassiotis, A., Ryder, D., Sanghera, P., Lunt, C., Scott, B., Keeley, P., Edwards, R. T. & Slevin, N. May 2018 In : British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 56, 4, p. 283-291 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Trismus
Feasibility Studies
Head and Neck Neoplasms
Quality of Life
Mouth Neoplasms
1 Citations

Activity Pacing is Associated with Better and Worse Symptoms for Patients with Long-term Conditions

Antcliff, D., Campbell, M., Woby, S. & Keeley, P. 2017 In : Clinical Journal of Pain. 33, 3, p. 205-214 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fatigue
Social Adjustment
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Depression
Chronic Pain
2 Citations

Exploring patients’ opinions of activity pacing and a new activity pacing questionnaire for chronic pain and/or fatigue: A qualitative study

Antcliff, D., Keeley, P., Campbell, M., Woby, S. & McGowan, L. 1 Sep 2016 In : Physiotherapy. 102, 3, p. 300-307 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Pain
Fatigue
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Secondary Care
Low Back Pain
3 Citations

The Maintaining Musculoskeletal Health (MAmMOTH) Study: Protocol for a randomised trial of cognitive behavioural therapy versus usual care for the prevention of chronic widespread pain

Macfarlane, G. J., Beasley, M., Prescott, G., McNamee, P., Keeley, P., Artus, M., McBeth, J., Hannaford, P., Jones, G. T., Basu, N., Norrie, J. & Lovell, K. 26 Apr 2016 In : BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 17, 1, 1037-4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Cognitive Therapy
Chronic Pain
Telephone
Health
Fibromyalgia