‘Emotions at work: Researching on the frontline of health and social care’ lecture University of Sheffield

Professor Pam Smith
‘Emotions at work: Researching on the frontline of health and social care’
The Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Lecture Series
Professor Pam Smith

Tuesday 27th January 2015 at 17:00 in
Lecture Theatre 2, Medical School,
The University of Sheffield

Refreshments will follow the lecture

Registration Free admission Please confirm your attendance for the lecture and reception using the registration form available at http://tinyurl.com/MDHFLS27January2015

Professor Pam Smith Pam Smith is a Professorial Fellow, Nursing Studies, the School of Health in Social Science, University of Edinburgh. She was formerly Professor of Nurse Education seconded from the University of Surrey (January 2009 – July 2010) and Head of Nursing (August 2010 – December 2013). At the University of Surrey (2002 – 2008) Pam was the General Nursing Council (GNC) Trust Endowed Chair in Nurse Education and Director of the Centre for Research in Nursing and Midwifery Education.

Pam obtained her PhD from King’s College (1988), her MSc in Medical Sociology from Bedford College (1982) and a postgraduate certificate in adult education from Garnett College (1973), London University. She is a graduate of the University of Manchester’s Bachelor of Nursing Programme which prepared her for clinical roles in hospital and community nursing. Pam has had a career as a nurse and teacher in Tanzania, Mozambique and Britain and a nurse researcher in Britain and the USA. Completed research projects include: Researching equal opportunities of internationally recruited nurses; An investigation into changes in nursing leadership roles and their impact on student nurse learning; The impact of governance and incentives on service delivery for people with complex long term conditions; Patient safety in health care professional education; A study of UK Centenarians; Storytelling with a Leverhilme Writer in Residence; Nursing at the Extremes in Intensive Care Settings; and Investigating the transitions experienced by professionals and parents of children with cancer. Current projects include: New Norms and Forms of Development: Brokerage in Maternal and Child Health Service Development and Delivery in Nepal and Malawi (May 2014 – April 2016). Delivering maternal and child health care: Transforming the education of clinical professionals in Malawi (May 2013 – March 2016). Pam is the author of: The Emotional Labour of Nursing: How nurses care (1992: Palgrave Macmillan) and The Emotional Labour of Nursing Revisited: Can nurses still care? (2012: Palgrave Macmillan) http://www.palgrave.com/nursinghealth/smith

Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health The Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health is a multi-disciplinary health sciences Faculty at the forefront of discovery and improvements in healthcare. Originating from the early Medical School in 1828, the Faculty now combines a broad range of clinical, scientific and healthcare expertise, dedicated to responding to national and global needs in human health and patient care. With 10 departments and 700 staff, spanning the spectrum of biomedical science, translational research, therapy and policy, the Faculty applies inter-disciplinary approaches to major diseases and health issues to create life-changing impact on society. For more information visit: http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/faculty/medicine-dentistry-health/

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