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Prof Amanda Clarke


Department: Nursing, Midwifery & Health

HLS_Amanda -Clarke _Northumbra -University -Staff _Nursing -Studies _255 Amanda was awarded her Doctorate in Sociology in 2001. Prior to working at Northumbria University, Amanda worked in the School of Nursing and Midwifery and the School of Health and Related Research at the University of Sheffield and the University of Aberdeen in the Centre of Academic Primary Care. Professor Clarke has taught extensively across undergraduate and postgraduate nursing programmes and her research interests focus on the health care of older adults; specifically, developing ways to offer older adults education, information and support in the management of long-term conditions and when thinking about, and planning for, the end of their lives.


  • Health PGDip October 01 2002
  • Philosophy PhD January 01 2001
  • Information not provided Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) 2016
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2015

Key Publications

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  • A constructivist grounded theory study to explore compassion through the perceptions of individuals who have experienced nursing care, Straughair, C., Clarke, A., Machin, A. 1 Jul 2019, In: Journal of Advanced Nursing
  • Ageing, limb-loss, and military veterans, Caddick, N., Cullen, H., Clarke, A., Fossey, M., Harrington, B., Hill, M., McGill, G., Greaves, J., Taylor, T., Kiernan, M. 1 Aug 2019, In: Ageing & Society
  • ‘They're just who they've always been’: the intersections of dementia, community and selfhood in Scottish care homes, Mullay, S., Schofield, P., Clarke, A., Primrose, W. May 2018, In: Ageing and Society
  • Nursing care for people with delirium superimposed on dementia, Pryor, C., Clarke, A. 31 Mar 2017, In: Nursing older people
  • An Exploration of Clinician Attitudes toward Older Adults Experiencing Mental and Physical Health Problems in the UK, Clifton, A., Clarke, A., Marples, G., Brady, D., Harrington, B., Wilcockson, J. 9 Aug 2016, In: The International Journal of Aging and Society
  • Creative writing and dementia care: 'making it real', Bailey, C., Jones, R., Tiplady, S., Quinn, I., Wilcockson, J., Clarke, A. Dec 2016, In: International journal of older people nursing
  • Principles of palliative care for older people, Clarke, A., Smith, P. 1 Jan 2016, Palliative care nursing at a glance, Wiley-Blackwell
  • ‘Being a conduit’ between hospital and home: stakeholders' views and perceptions of a nurse-led Palliative Care Discharge Facilitator Service in an acute hospital setting, Venkatasalu, M., Clarke, A., Atkinson, J. Jun 2015, In: Journal of Clinical Nursing
  • Flo's story: the development of a facebook learning object for health and social care students about persistent pain in older people, Cormac, R., Wilson, G., Dismore, L., Schofield, P., Holey, L., Harland, N., Smith, B., Jones, D., Clarke, A., McNamee, P., Martin, D. 1 Dec 2015, In: Pain and Rehabilitation
  • Understanding and achieving person-centred care: the nurse perspective, Ross, H., Tod, A., Clarke, A. May 2015, In: Journal of Clinical Nursing

PGR Supervision

  • Helen Merlane Start: 08/11/2019
  • Emma Senior Start: 01/08/2019
  • Collette Straughair Understanding Compassion: A Constructivist Grounded Theory Study to Explore the Perceptions of Individuals Who Have Experienced Nursing Care Start: 04/05/2016


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