Fiona Murphy was recently appointed as Professor of Clinical Nursing, UL Hospitals and the University of Limerick. Fiona will develop the research capacity and capability of Nurses across the UL Hospitals group, supporting them to develop research projects which will improve levels of patient care across the healthcare network. Fiona has worked in Britain and the United States in a variety of practice and educational settings. She has had extensive experience educating nurses and other healthcare professionals and has a strong focus on research, including PhD supervision. Most recently, Fiona worked in Swansea University, Wales obtaining a Masters and PhD focusing on nursing and womens’ health with a special interest in early-pregnancy loss.