Dr Penelope Stanford (PhD. Manchester; MSc; BSc(Hons); PGDE; RN; OND; RNT) - personal details
Tel: +44 (0)161 306 7676
The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work Follow mw on twitter @PenelopeStanfor
The University of Manchester
Room 5.311, Jean McFarlane Building
The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work
Follow mw on twitter @PenelopeStanfor
Memberships of Committees and Professional Bodies
- Senior Teaching Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
- Active Ageing Research Group
- Collaborative Action Research Network (CARN)
- British Pain Society
- RCN Forums : Research; Ophthalmic Nursing
- National Research Ethics (Local) Committee
- Multidisciplinary Research Strategy Group: Central Manchester Hospital Foundation Trust
- Fitness to Practice Committee (University of Manchester)
BSc(Hons) Nursing Studies
Post Graduate Diploma (Education)
Registered General Nurse
Ophthalmic Nursing Diploma
Registered Nurse Teacher
I am a Lecturer and Registered Nurse. I have wide and varied experience in nurse education some at Programme Director level.
My teaching interests include:-
- research methods,
- evidence based practice
- nursing assessment and decision making
- student support
My research interests include:-
- postoperative pain
- visual impairment
- falls in older people
My PhD used action research to explore the management of postoperative pain in ophthalmic surgery. I have also examined psychosocial adjustment in Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD).
I am a member of a number of professional organisations as listed on this page.
I review national funding applications and international journal article submissions by invitation.
I am an information reviewer for Epilepsy Action.
University of Manchester School and College Liaison Team member
Eplielsy Action: Lay advisor
I have the following roles and responsibilites:
Examination Officer (BNurs)
Chair: Faculty Academic Committee
Senior Teaching Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
My teaching interests include research methods, evidence based practice, sociology and nursing.
Supervisor for undergraduate dissertations.
Previous roles include Programme Director for the Foundation Year (DPSN).
Unit Lead: Evidence Based Practice