Professor Tracey Moore

DMedSci, MSc, PGDip(Ed), BSc(Hons), RGN

Division of Nursing and Midwifery, Health Sciences School

Dean of Health Sciences School
+44 114 222 2056

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Professor Tracey Moore
Division of Nursing and Midwifery, Health Sciences School
Barber House Annexe
3 Clarkehouse Road
S10 2HQ

Tracey Moore is a Professor of Nursing at the University of Sheffield. Tracey joined the University of Sheffield following a clinical nursing career in adult acute and critical care and high dependency care. Initially her role was to deliver clinically focused education for health care professionals in the field of acute and critical care. Since then Tracey has been engaged in a range of teaching and research activity. In teaching this has included both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in acute care for registered and non-registered health care professionals in primary, community and secondary care sectors.

Tracey’s research interests are in ward nurses’ recognition of, and response to, patient deterioration. Her Doctoral study explored why nurses think they fail to respond and effectively rescue deteriorating patients. Additionally, she has been involved in several international nursing education projects.

Research interests

• Nurses Recognition and response to patient deterioration
• Patient deterioration Track and Trigger tools

Current projects and collaborations 

• National Outreach Forum for Critical Care Quality and Operational Standards
• Critical Care Outreach Practitioner Professional Career Framework


Journal articles

Teaching interests

• Recognising and Responding to Patient Deterioration/Patient Safety
• Developing Clinical Practice and Critical Development of Clinical Practice
• Patients with Acute and Short-Term Needs
• Stroke Care
• Human Factors

Professional activities and memberships

• Ex-Chair and now Executive Board Member of the National Outreach Forum for Critical Care
• Member of the Council of Deans of Health
• NICE Clinical Care Guideline Chair for the Tinnitus CG
• Council Governor of the PPI committee Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
• Council Governor of the Council of Governors, Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
• Scholar of the Florence Nightingale Foundation
• Member of the UK Critical Care Research Group

Tracey has consulted on several overseas projects including; Egypt, Pakistan and Gibraltar, in the areas of acute care including; training needs analysis of organisational factors that influence the education and development of nursing staff, delivery of acute care educational programmes, and the development of evidence-based practice procedure documentation.