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Dr Nicola Clibbens

Associate Professor

Department: Nursing, Midwifery & Health

Nicola Clibbens

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

Nicola has expertise in health services research focused on acute and crisis mental health. She has an interest in research focused on improving outcomes in community crisis care, development of interventions in crisis and intensive home treatment and imporving the experiences of people during a crisis and their family and friends. 

Nicola is experienced with involving people with lived experience in developing research ideas and in delivering high quality studies as research partners. 

Nicola works across Northumbria University and Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust to deliver high qaulity research and support the development of the nursing contribution to research. Nicola has engaged with a range of health, social care and voluntary sector partners to deliver research.

Nicola has expertise in realist methods, qualitative research, mixed method synthesis and evidence synthesis.

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Caregivers’ experiences of service transitions in adult mental health: An integrative qualitative synthesis, Clibbens, N., Berzins, K., Baker, J. 17 Sep 2019, In: Health & Social Care in the Community
  • Early discharge in acute mental health: A rapid literature review, Clibbens, N., Harrop, D., Blackett, S. Oct 2018, In: International Journal of Mental Health Nursing

Qualifications

  • Health PhD January 01 2011
  • Education MA September 01 1999
  • Social Studies/Science DipHE September 01 1995
  • Registered Nurse Mental Health RMN


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