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School of Health and Society

Sarah Maria Ratcliffe

Lecturer in Adult Nursing


Since qualifying as a registered nurse my clinical career has been within the area of neurology, neurosurgery and neuroscience intensive care. Caring for acutely unwell neurology patients has informed and influenced my research interest. In 2004 I entered nurse education


Pre-registration nursing programme

Post qualifying nursing programme

Research Interests

Acute Neurology

Conversion Disorder within the Acute Neurological Setting

Student Nurse Decision Making

Qualifications and Memberships

Registered Nurse (Adult)

MSc Nursing

Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Practice and Research


ENB 998

Member of the North West Neuroscience Benchmarking Group


Evidence Based Practice in Medicines Administration

Nursing: Decision Making for Practice