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Dr. Patrica Gillen


Patricia registered as a midwife in 1987 and has worked as a midwife and a labour ward sister in large urban hospitals. In 1997, she was appointed as the manager of a rural maternity unit and while there undertook some research into midwifery led care. She also worked as a Supervisor of Midwives.

In January 2002, she took up a post as a Lecturer within the University of Ulster and successfully completed her PhD in July 2007. Her research explored the nature and manifestations of bullying in Midwifery, for which she was awarded the RCM Ruth Davies Research  Bursary. She is currently working as the Academic Coordinator for Post Registration Education within the School of Nursing, University of Ulster.

Further Information on Patrica’s PhD is available in pdf format.