Alison Buckley

  • Senior Lecturer in Nursing
  • Department of Nursing, Health and Professional Practice
  • Health and Wellbeing
 Alison Buckley

Biography

Alison Buckley joined the University of Cumbria in 1996 (formerly St. Martin’s College) as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Nursing, Health & Professional Practice

Prior to a career in Higher Education, she worked as a senior nurse at Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester and Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge ho in neurology,  neurosurgery and neurocritical care & acute brain injury services. Alison has particular academic interests in ethics, law, pharmacology and professional practice and was awarded a MA in Community & Health Care Ethics in 1999, a Post-Graduate Certificate in Nursing Pharmacology in 2001 and a BSc(Hons) with First Class Honours in Nursing Studies / Physiology & Pharmacology in 1994. Her research interests lie in narrative & phenomenological inquiry, and notably in understanding the patient’s experience of altered states of consciousness secondary to neuropathology. She is currently registered as a probationary PhD student with Lancaster University.

Qualifications and memberships

1985

Registered General Nurse

PIN NO: 82H0133E

     

English National Board

1988

ENB148: Neuromedical / Neurosurgical Nursing for RGN

     

Cambridge Health Authority

Cambridge

1990

ENB 998: Teaching & Assessing in Clinical practice

     

Cambridge Health Authority

Cambridge

1992

The Further and Adult Education Teachers’ Certificate

 

Cambridge Regional College

1992

ENB934: Care & Management of persons with HIV / AIDS

     

Cambridge Health Authority

Cambridge

1994

BSc(Hons) Nursing Studies / Physiology & Pharmacology

First Class Award

University of Central Lancashire

1995

Postgraduate Certificate in Education

     

The University of Manchester

Bolton Institute of Higher Education

1997

Master of Arts: Community & Health Care Ethics

     

University of Central Lancashire

2001

Post-Graduate Certificate (HE): Pharmacology

 

The University of Lancaster, St Martin’s College, Lancaster

Presently studying P/T Doctor of Philosophy (Lancaster University & funded by University of Cumbria)

Research title: The Illness – Recovery Trajectory : A phenomenological, interpretative study to examine an ‘altered state of consciousness’, from the perspective of the patient and ‘partners in care’

Current Professional Affiliations and Memberships (Including Professional, Statutory and Regulatory Bodies)

Nursing & Midwifery Council: Registered Nurse (Adult) 19.11.1985

Nursing & Midwifery Council: Teacher (recorded qualification) 12.9.2009

Royal College of Nursing

Academic and research interests

Ethics, Law & Professional Practice

Stroke care

Pathophysiology & Pharmacology

Neuroscience (with particular interest in Traumatic Brain Injury & Neurosurgery)

Patient & Public Involvement

Research interests: Qualitative methodologies, Narrative Inquiry and Hermeneutic Phenomenology

Publications

St John York University, York (July 2013)

Conference Presentation: ‘Influencing Policy Through Enhancing Professionalism’

Exploring memories of acute confusional state following intracerebral haemorrhage: a patient narrative

St John York University, York (July 2014)

Presentation entitled: ‘ Situating Oneself in Narrative Inquiry: A Challenge for the Health Care Practitioner’

Pre-conference Seminar to the Fourth International Conference on Value and Virtue in Practice-Based Research: Openness and Criticality: Evaluating and Publishing Our Research

  1. ‘Publishing our Research with Families and Groups in Health & Social Care Settings. Monday 21 July 2014

2. Presentation entitled: ‘ Situating Oneself in Narrative Inquiry: A Challenge for the Health Care Practitioner’. Conference / Workshop presentation – Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Lancaster University Postgraduate Research Conference 25.4.15

Poster presentation : ‘ Methodological Challenges in Narrative Inquiry : The Illness –Recovery Trajectory

St John York University, York (July 2015)

Fifth International Conference on Value and Virtue in Practice-Based Research 9 / 10th June 2015,

‘The Significance of Our Research: Influence and Impact’.  

Parallel session : They used to thump the patients, they used to drag ’em’: The Impact of the Voice of Experts by Experience in Higher Education’

A Buckley / S Mee / L Corless

University of Cumbria : Post-Graduate Summer School (July 2015)

Poster presentation : ‘ Methodological Challenges in Narrative Inquiry : The Illness –Recovery Trajectory

Paper presented at the Doctoral Colloquium, University of Cumbria entitled ‘Narrative Inquiry & Moral Protection’ – 14.7.16

Poster Presentation: Post-Graduate Conference, Lancaster University

‘ Hermeneutic Narrative Inquiry & Moral protection: An Emotional Business’Paper presented at the Doctoral Colloquium, University of Cumbria entitled

‘Hermeneutic Narrative Inquiry & Moral Protection: An Emotional Business’ 13.7.17

Publications

Buckley A, Corless L, Mee S (2016) Patient Narratives: Using patent stories to reflect on care. Nursing Times Vol 112 no 10  (March 9-15) 22-25

Dorrity A, Mee S, Buckley A, Corless L (2016) Patient Narratives: Helping patients to give informed consent. Nursing Times Vol 112 no 11 (March 16-22) , 16-18

Corless L, Mee S, Buckley A (2016) Patient Narratives: Power Inequality between patients and nurses. Nursing Times Vol 112 no 12, 12-13

Mee S, Buckley A, Corless L (2016) Patient Narratives: The meaning behind communication. Nursing Times Vol 112, No 14 (April 6-12) 22-23

Buckley A, Corless L, Mee S (2016) Patient Narratives: Providing empathetic care in nursing practice. Nursing Times Vol 112, No 15 (April 13-19) 22-23

Barrow R, Mee S, Corless L, Buckley A (2016) Patient Narratives: Defining Patient Boundaries. Nursing Times Vol 112, No 16, (April 20-26) 18-19

Phillips H, Maw H, Mee S, Buckley A, Corless L (2016) Patient Narratives: How Narratives can change nursing practice. Nursing Times Vol 112, No 17 (April 27- May 3) 18-20

Nixon, J., Buckley, A., Cheng, A., Dymoke, S., Spiro, J., & Vincent, J. (2016). The ‘questionableness’ of things. In: McNiff, J. (Ed.) (2016). Values and Virtues in Higher