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Dr Warren Gillibrand RN, MSc. PGCE, PhD, FHEA, PGCHEP, is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Nursing & Midwifery, and is the Deputy Director of Graduate Education (Health). He joined the University of Huddersfield in 2008. He has worked predominantly in clinical and academic diabetes research/ teaching teams, and published on retinopathy screening, nursing services, psychosocial issues and patients’ experience of diabetes/ faecal incontinence and tissue viability. He was a member of the National Service Framework for Diabetes, nursing advisory panel, and a committee member for the Policy Advisory Group, Dept of Health, for the national retinopathy screening programme, 2001-2007. He has held honorary clinical appointments in acute and primary diabetes care services.  He has successfully supervised 10 Doctoral students to completion, and is an external examiner for  Doctoral studies in Universities World-Wide.

Research Expertise and Interests

I am currently the Deputy Director of Graduate Education for the Department of Nursing and Midwifery, having responsibility for the support of all post-graduate research students in the Department.  I am also the Course Leader for the Post-Graduate Researcher Training Programme for the School of Human and Health Sciences.  My particular expertise and experience is focussed on the support, supervision and education of post-graduate researchers in health.  I am a member of the School Research Ethics and Integrity Committee, and have previously held the Deputy Chair of this committee.  I was also the University Teaching and Learning Committee Ethics Representative.


Current areas of research interest:

  • Evaulating primary care diabetes services
  • Prevention of type 2 diabetes 
  • Evaluation of psychosocial intervention in people with long term conditions 
  • Evaluating clinical nursing research collaborations 

Research Degree Supervision

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Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Central Lancashire

20 Sep 200114 Jul 2006

Master, University of Liverpool

20 Sep 199517 Jun 1997

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Diabetes, Ophthalmology, Nursing, Research Design

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Research Output 1995 2020

Effects of three low-volume, high-intensity exercise conditions on affective valence

Haines, M., Broom, D., Gillibrand, W. & Stephenson, J., 17 Jan 2020, In : Journal of Sports Sciences. 38, 2, p. 121-129 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Physical Fitness
Healthy Volunteers

An exploration of how ethics informs healthcare practice

Concannon, M., Gillibrand, W. & Jones, P., 21 Mar 2019, In : Ethics and Medicine. 35:1, Spring 201

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Delivery of Health Care

An exploration of why qualified mental health nurse prescribers do not prescribe

Oldknow, H., Gillibrand, W. & Clifton, A., 2 Feb 2019, In : British Journal of Mental Health Nursing. 8, 1, p. 41-48 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Mental Health
1 Citation (Scopus)

Management of diabetic foot ulcers in the community: an update

Levy, N. & Gillibrand, W., 1 Mar 2019, In : Journal of Community Nursing. 24, Sup 3, p. S14-S19 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Diabetic Foot
Length of Stay
Wounds and Injuries
Health Expenditures

Changing Operating Lists on the Day of Surgery: a service evaluation

Walmsley, T., Schmitgen, G., Carr, S., Mortimer, P., Garside, J. & Gillibrand, W., 2018, In : Journal of perioperative practice. 28, 9, p. 238-242 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Patient Safety
Ambulatory Surgical Procedures
Patient Satisfaction
Surveys and Questionnaires

Activities 2012 2019

Review for the Dutch Research Council

Warren Gillibrand (Participant)
16 Oct 2019

Activity: Other activity typesGrant peer-review

British Journal of Health Care Management (Journal)

Warren Gillibrand (Reviewer)
12 Sep 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication Peer-review

PhD Examination

Warren Gillibrand (Examiner)
28 Aug 2019

Activity: Examination typesPhD Examination

PhD Examination- Type 2 diabetes

Warren Gillibrand (Examiner)
26 Mar 2019

Activity: Examination typesPhD Examination

PhD Examination

Warren Gillibrand (Examiner)
18 Oct 2018

Activity: Examination typesPhD Examination