Sarah Maria Ratcliffe

School of Health and Society

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Contact Details

Mary Seacole Room 2.26

Please email for an appointment.

Current positions

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

Areas of research

Nursing, Functional Neurological Disorder, Neurology, Student Nurses, Decision Making


  • 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


  • MSc Nursing
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Practice and Research
  • ENB148
  • ENB 998


  • Registered Nurse (Adult)
  • Member of the North West Neuroscience Benchmarking Group