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Mrs Paula Gawthorpe

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Paula Gawthorpe

Senior Lecturer (Nursing) / School Lead of Studies (Nursing & Midwifery)

Biography Paula qualified as a registered general nurse in 1993, and joined the University in 2012.

Having worked mainly within an oncology setting since qualifying, she has extensive experience in the field of cancer and palliative care, and maintained clinical credibility by working as a bank nurse in palliative care provision. Paula's particular interests include ethics and decision making in palliative care, lung cancer and end of life care.

Paula has a keen interest in inclusive education, having undertaken a four year secondment (2019-2023) as a TEA Senior Fellow. She co-authored the QAA University of Hull Inclusive Education Framework
Research Interests End of life care / carer experience / hope and truth telling / student engagement & experience / inclusive education practice
Teaching and Learning As School Lead of Studies for Nursing & Midwifery, Paula's main areas of focus relate to provision and consistency of Personal Supervision across all programmes, staff support, inclusive education, and quality assurance.

Paula contributes as a module team member to the majority of the currently available modules as part of the BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing Programme and the BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult) Apprenticeship programme and is also a Personal Supervisor. She is joint Year 3 Intake Lead and has extensive involvement in the final year of the BSc Nursing programme.

MSc Supervision - post registration modules / programmes

Level 7+ Post-registration modules / BSc Health Professional Studies:

- Enhancing Therapeutic Communication
- PCAP Programme