John Albarran

Email: John Albarran
Telephone: +44(0)1173288611
Fax: +44(0)117328
University: University of the West of England

Reader in Cardiovascular Critical Care Nursing


Cardiovascular care, critical care and nursing practice

  • Programme Leader for MSc in Clinical Research
  • Director of studies/MSc supervisor
  • Member of the Faculty Research Degrees Committee
  • Module lead for Advanced Practice in Context
  • Writing for publication workshop leader
Teaching interests related to Caring Science

Advanced nursing practice, research methods, negotiation and persuasion, resuscitation, chest pain assessment, gendered issues in cardiovascular care, family support

Research interests related to Caring Science

Chest pain symptoms and gendered care, family witnessed resuscitation, resuscitation training, End of Life care, cultural comparisons, advanced nursing practice

  • Co-editor for Nursing in Critical Ca
  • External examiner NUI Galway, NUI Cork Ireland- PG Dip Critical Care
  • Member of the National Library for Health ~ Cardiovascular specialist library
  • Advisory nurse member to the British Cardiac Society on national strategy on women and heart disease
  • Executive Board member and R&D Lead for the European Federation of Critical Care Nursing Associations (EfCCNa)
  • National Advisory Board member to the Society for Trauma, Emergency Medicine/Nursing and Pre Hospital Care
  • Chair of the International Scientific Committee for the 4th EfCCNa Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark 2011
  • Albarran JW, Moule P, Benger J, Mcmahon]Parkes K, and Lockyer L (2009)Family witnessed resuscitation: the views and preferences of recently resuscitated hospital inpatients, compared to matched controls without the experience of resuscitation survival Resuscitation 80 (9):1070-1073
  • Hill M and Albarran JW (2009) Last Offices Care and Service for the newly bereaved-An audit of practice, Nursing Times 105 (23): 14-16
  • Latour J, Fulbrook P, Albarran JW (2009) EfCCNa survey: European intensive care nurses' attitudes and beliefs towards end-of-life care, Nursing in Critical Care 14 (3):110-121
  • Mcmahon]Parkes K, Moule P, Benger J, Albarran JW (2009)The views and preferences of resuscitated and non-resuscitated patients towards familywitnessed resuscitation: a qualitative study International Journal of Nursing Studies 46 (2): 220-229
  • Fulbrook P Bonkers A and Albarran JW (2007) A European survey of adult intensive care nursesf practice in relation to nutritional assessment Journal of Clinical Nursing 16 (11): 2132-2141
  • Albarran JW, Clarke B, and Crawford J (2007)'It was not chest pain really, I can't explain it!'- A qualitative study of the complex and evolving nature of women'sf cardiac symptoms associated with a myocardial infarction. Journal of Clinical Nursing 16 (7):1692-1301
  • Fulbrook P Albarran JW Latour J, (2005) A European survey of critical care nurses' attitudes and experiences of having family members' present during Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, International Journal of Nursing Studies 42:557-568
  • Albarran JW Tagney J and James J (2004) Partners of ICD patients'- an exploratory study of their experiences, European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing 3 (3): 201-210
  • Albarran JW, Durham B, Gowers J, Dwight J, and Chappel G, (2002) Is the radiation of chest pain a useful indicator of myocardial infarction? A prospective study of 541 patients Accident and Emergency Nursing,10(1:2-9
  • Albarran JW and Salmon D (2000) Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual experiences within Critical Care Nursing 1988 to 1998: A survey of the literature International Journal of Nursing Studies 37(5):445-455