Dr Fiona Wilson


Nursing and Midwifery, School of Allied Health Professions, Nursing and Midwifery


+44 114 222 2085

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Dr Fiona Wilson
Nursing and Midwifery, School of Allied Health Professions, Nursing and Midwifery
Barber House Annexe
3 Clarkehouse Road
S10 2HQ

I joined the Division of Nursing & Midwifery in May 2016. I have a clinical nursing background having worked in the areas of critical care, palliative care and the care of older people. I am an experienced researcher having worked on a number of studies exploring issues around service delivery for older people, the impact of reminiscence on frail older people and as well as exploring participatory research approaches with older people and hard-to-reach groups. I have worked in higher education for a number of years and am a senior fellow of the higher education academy.

I am currently the Programme Lead for the BMedSci Health and Human Sciences within the Division and have overall responsibility for ensuring that the programme meets the needs of students and reflects the changing education requirements of those who wish to pursue a career in health care.

Research interests

I have an extensive background in research into palliative and supportive care and ageing and social gerontology.  

Current projects

  • Choice and Decision Making in Palliative Care: how do people make decisions about using hospice care?
  • Exploration of palliative care services and need in Indonesia
  • Exploring public and professionals understandings of Do Not Attempt CardioPulmonary Resuscitation (DNACPR) orders.



Journal articles


  • Hinchliff S, Goudie F, Wilson F, Cheung Chung M, Elford H & McKee K (2007) Reminiscence in everyday talk between older people and their carers, Society for the Study of Human Biology (pp. 35-50). CRC Press RIS download Bibtex download
  • Wilson F, McKee K, Elford H, Chung MC, Goudie F & Hinchliff S (2007) Reminiscence in everyday talk between older people and their carers: Implications for the quality of life of older people in care homes, Ageing Well: Nutrition, Health, and Social Interventions (pp. 35-50). RIS download Bibtex download

Conference proceedings papers

Teaching interests

I am involved in supporting undergraduate and postgraduate nursing courses and am course leader for the BMedSci in Health & Human Sciences. My area of teaching expertise is in palliative and supportive care, death, loss and bereavement, ageing and frailty, research methods and evidence based practice. I also enjoy supporting students with study skills in the transition to Higher Education. 

Professional activities and memberships

Clinical practice is maintained through practice and continuing professional development (CPD) activities.
I am also a reviewer for a number of academic journals.