Professor Tracey MooreProfessor Tracey Moore DMedSci, MSc, PGDip(Ed), BSc(Hons), RGN

Head of Department

The School of Nursing & Midwifery
Office located at:
Barber House Annexe
3a Clarkehouse Road
Sheffield S10 2LA

Tel: +44 (0) 114 222 2056

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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 focussed 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

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

Current Projects and Collaborations 

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

Professional affiliations

• 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.

Key publications

1.Macintosh M & Moore T Eds 2011 Caring for the seriously ill patient: assessment and management of the acutely ill and deteriorating patient. London. Hodder Arnold
2.Gao H, McDonnell A, Harrison D, Moore T, Adam S, Daly K, Goldhill D, Parry G, Rashidian A, Subbe C and Harvey S 2007 Systematic review of physiological track and trigger warning systems Intensive Care Medicine Vol 33, No 4, 667-679
3.Moore T 2002 The effect of lateral positioning on oxygenation in acute unilateral lung disease Nursing in Critical Care Vol 7, No 6, 278-281