Dr Rhona Winnington
Lecturer in Adult Nursing
School of Nursing and Midwifery (Faculty of Health & Human Sciences)
Lecturer in Nursing with specific interest in end-of-life care choices.
Currently teaching on
Core concepts (ADN401): Sociology, psychology and social policy
Evidence based learning(NRS203): Research module
Evidence based decision making (HEAD360): Evidence into clinical practice (Module Lead)
Masters Research (MCH501): Critical and narrative analysis
Masters Research (MCH502): Research proposal and ethics approval
Masters Dissertation(MCH504): Masters research dissertation (Module Lead)
D. Brayford: How do senior doctors in an acute trust in Somerset, who complete treatment escalation plans, view the national proposal for the use of the generic 'Do Not Attempt Resuscitation' and 'Treatment Escalation Plan' forms used in all healthcare settings for adult patients: A narrative study of decision-makers professional opinions.
R.Clayton: What are the experiences of Advanced Nurse Practitioners and General Practitioners working together in Primary Care in the South West.
H. Bradwell: The use of therapeutic robots in care homes for people with dementia (3rd supervisor)
PhD Sociology (2016), The University of Auckland, New Zealand.
Thesis: Patient choice as illusion: Autonomy and choice in end-of-life care in the United Kingdom and New Zealand
Medical power and control in practice
Masculinities in relation to feminism
Social control and power in the clinical setting
Deviance and social control
Choice for the self at end-of-life
Authoritative power relations
September 2017: Collaborative work with Rowcroft Hospice, Devon
Retirement Villages as supportive at end-of-life: a narrative review (ongoing)
Medicine and nursing roles in end-of-life care
Improving quality of palliative care for patients and families
Improving out of hours support for end-of-life patients
Encouraging and engaging with real patient choice
Gender/masculinities and the role of hegemonic masculinity in the clinical setting