Kate Galvin

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Email: Kate Galvin
Telephone: +441202962167
University: University of Hall

Professor of Health Research

Nursing

Theoretical developments for nursing; lifeworld led care and education; poetic inquiry; health related humanities and care; phenomenology; caring phenomena, philosophical perspectives for care and for well-being.

  • Doctoral supervisor
  • Curriculum lead
  • Senior researcher
Teaching interests related to Caring Science

Lifeworld led perspectives; philosophical perspectives for care, use of arts and humanities in guiding practice and education.

Research interests related to Caring Science

Caring phenomena, suffering phenomena, well-being phenomena

  • External examiner for MSc Advanced Nursing Practice
  • Co-founder of the European Academy of Caring Science
  • Editorial Board member for the journal of Advanced Nursing; Phenomenology and Practice; International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Health on Well]being; Encyclopaedia ;
  • Galvin, K.T. (2010) Revisiting Caring Science: Some integrative ideas for the ‘head, hand and heart’ of critical care nursing practice. In Press Nursing in Critical Care.
  • *Galvin, K. T. & Todres, L. (2009) Embodying Nursing Openheartedness: An existential perspective. Journal of Holistic Nursing. 27(2), 141-149.
  • *Dahlberg, K., Todres, L. & Galvin, K. T. (2009) Lifeworld-led healthcare is more than patient-led care: the need for an existential theory of well-being. Medicine, Healthcare and Philosophy, 12: 265 – 271.
  • *Todres, L., Galvin, K.T. & Holloway, I. (2009). The Humanisation of Healthcare: A value framework for Qualitative Research. International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Wellbeing. 4(2), 68-77
  • *Galvin, K. T, Emami, A., Dahlberg, K., Bach, S., Ekebergh, M., Rosser, E., Powell, J., Edlund, B., Bondas, T. & Uhrenfeldt, L. (2008) Challenges for future caring science research: a response to Hallberg. International Journal of Nursing Studies 45, 971-974.
  • Galvin, K. T. & Todres, L. (2007) The Creativity of Unspecialization: a contemplative direction for integrative scholarly practice. Phenomenology & Practice, Vol 1, No 1, 31-46.
  • Biley, F. C. & Galvin, K. T. (2007) Lifeworld, the arts and mental health nursing. Journal of Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing,14 800-807.
  • Todres, L. & Galvin, K.T. (2006). Caring for a partner with Alzheimer’s: intimacy, loss and the life that is possible. QHW: International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-Being, 1, 50-56
  • Todres, L. & Galvin, K.T. (2006) Caring for a Partner with Alzheimers Disease. Intimacy, loss and the life that is possible. International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health & Wellbeing Vol 1: 50-61
  • *Todres, L., Galvin, K.T, & Dahlberg, K. (2006) Lifeworld-Led Healthcare: revisiting a humanising philosophy that integrates emerging trends Medicine Healthcare & Philosophy 1-11 DOI 10.007151109-006-9012-8
  • Galvin, K. T., Todres, L. & Richardson, M. (2005) The Intimate Mediator: A carers’ experience of Alzheimer’s. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences 19 2-11