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School of Health and Society

Peter McGovern

Lecturer in Nursing


Started nursing in 1971

Qualified as a registered nurse in level 1in 1973

Qualified as a registered nurse in level 2 in1976

Various post in acute medical nursing

Various post as nurse teacher

Lecturer in Nursing – 1996


Pre-registration.  Nursing ‘theory’ and ‘practice’ subjects, Human relationships, Nurse-patient relationships, Clinical skills, Health studies.

Post Graduate.  M.Sc. Nursing – Therapeutic Relationships

Research Interests

Nursing. Human Relationships

Qualifications and Memberships

RGN, Dip N, DUIM (Nursing), B.Sc., MA (dist) Human Relations


Meetoo D, McGovern P, Safadi R. 2007, An epidemiological overview of diabetes across the world, British Journal of Nursing Vol.16, No.16 pp1002 – 1007

February 2003 - 9th International/1st Iberoamerican Qualitative Health Research, University of Guadalajara, Mexico,

May 2005 -11th Qualitative Health Research (IIQM Europe) Utrecht University

April 2006 - Jordan (Abstract accepted – unable to attend)

July 2006 – 7th International Interdisciplinary Conference – Advances in Qualitative Methods, Queensland, Australia.