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Dr. Fiona Murphy

Biography


Fiona trained as a nurse, health visitor and district nurse at Manchester University in the UK. She has held positions as staff nurse and Sister predominantly in surgical nursing before training as a clinical teacher in surgical nursing and obtaining further teaching qualifications.


Fiona has worked in England, Scotland, the United States and Wales in a variety of practice and educational settings. Latterly she has worked in higher education in Wales at Swansea University obtaining a Masters and PhD focusing on nursing and women's health with a special interest in early pregnancy loss.


She has had extensive experience educating nurses and other healthcare professionals and has a strong focus on research including PhD supervision and research leadership which included developing a strategy for nursing research for one of the Welsh health boards. She has a strong interest in supporting practising nurses to research their own practice and sees this role as an opportunity to work with nurses and midwives to identify questions that come from their practice, working with them to develop these into research projects and supporting them through the process.

Publications

Books

2017

Developing reflective practice. A guide for Medical Students, Doctors and Teachers.
Andrew Grant, Judy McKimm, Fiona Murphy
(2017) Developing reflective practice. A guide for Medical Students, Doctors and Teachers.
Chichester West Sussex : Wiley Blackwell

2014

Fundamentals of nursing theories, models and practice.
McKenna H; Pajnikahar M; Murphy F
(2014) Fundamentals of nursing theories, models and practice.
Oxford : Wiley Blackwell

2013

Major Works: Nursing Theories and Models.
Murphy F, Smith C
(2013) Major Works: Nursing Theories and Models.
London : Sage

Book Chapters

1997

Loss during pregnancy
Jones K, Murphy F.
(1997) Loss during pregnancy
In Essential Midwifery; London : Mosby

Peer Reviewed Journals

2017

Health benefits for health and social care clients attending an Integrated Health and Social Care day unit (IHSCDU): a before-and-after pilot study with a comparator group
Murphy, F, Hugman, L, Bowen, J, Parsell, F, Gabe-Walters, M, Newson, L, Jordan, S
(2017) Health benefits for health and social care clients attending an Integrated Health and Social Care day unit (IHSCDU): a before-and-after pilot study with a comparator group
In Health & social care in the community; pp. 492-504
DOI: 10.1111/hsc.12329

2017

'Seeking authorization': a grounded theory exploration of mentors' experiences of assessing nursing students on the borderline of achievement of competence in clinical practice
Cassidy, S,Coffey, M,Murphy, F
(2017) 'Seeking authorization': a grounded theory exploration of mentors' experiences of assessing nursing students on the borderline of achievement of competence in clinical practice
In Journal of advanced nursing; pp. 2167-2178
DOI: 10.1111/jan.13292
[ULIR]

2017

Plugging the patient evidence gap: What patients with swallowing disorders post-stroke say about thickened liquids
Arlene McCurtin Chiara Healy , Linda Kelly MSc, Fiona Murphy Jean Ryan , Joanne Walsh
(2017) Plugging the patient evidence gap: What patients with swallowing disorders post-stroke say about thickened liquids
In International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders;

2017

Reluctance to fail nursing students in practice-implications for nurse managers.
Fiona Timmins Simon Cassidy Orla Nugent Christina Lydon Siobhan Part Lisa Keane Catriona Dennehy Helen Fenn Geraldine Prizeman Fiona Murphy Michael Coffey
(2017) Reluctance to fail nursing students in practice-implications for nurse managers.
In Journal of nursing management;
DOI: DOI: 10.1111/jonm.12508

2016

Health benefits for health and social care clients attending an Integrated Health and Social Care day unit (IHSCDU): a before and after pilot study with a comparator group
Murphy F, Hugman L, Bowen J, Parsell F, Gabe M, Newson L, Jordan S
(2016) Health benefits for health and social care clients attending an Integrated Health and Social Care day unit (IHSCDU): a before and after pilot study with a comparator group
In Health and Social Care in the Community;
[ULIR]

2016

High dose versus low dose opioid epidural regimens for pain relief in labour
Jordan, S,Murphy, FA,Boucher, C,Davies, S,Brown, A,Watkins, A,de Lloyd, LJ,Morgan, M,Morgan, G
(2016) High dose versus low dose opioid epidural regimens for pain relief in labour
In Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews;
DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012135

2016

. High dose versus low dose opioid epidural regimens for pain relief in labour [Protocol].
Jordan S, Murphy FA, Boucher C, Davies S, Brown A, Watkins A, de Lloyd LJ, Morgan M, Collis RE, Morgan G
(2016) . High dose versus low dose opioid epidural regimens for pain relief in labour [Protocol].
In Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews;
[ULIR]

2016

Coping and help in birth: An investigation into 'normal' childbirth as described by new mothers and their attending midwives
Darra, S,Murphy, F
(2016) Coping and help in birth: An investigation into 'normal' childbirth as described by new mothers and their attending midwives
In Midwifery; pp. 18-25
DOI: 10.1016/j.midw.2016.05.007
[ULIR]

2015

A menu for learning: a World Café approach for user involvement and inter-professional learning on mental health.
Terry J, Raithby M, Cutter J, Murphy F.
(2015) A menu for learning: a World Café approach for user involvement and inter-professional learning on mental health.
In Social Work Education;
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02615479.2015.1031651

2014

Medication monitoring in a nurse-led respiratory outpatient clinic: pragmatic randomised trial of the West Wales Adverse Drug Reaction Profile.
Gabe M, Murphy F, Davies G, Russell I, Jordan S
(2014) Medication monitoring in a nurse-led respiratory outpatient clinic: pragmatic randomised trial of the West Wales Adverse Drug Reaction Profile.
In Plos One;
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0096682
[ULIR]

2012

Cochrane Library . Follow-up for improving psychological well being for women after a miscarriage
Murphy F, Lipp A; Powles D
(2012) Cochrane Library . Follow-up for improving psychological well being for women after a miscarriage
In Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online);
[ULIR]

2012

Nursing students' experiences and preferences regarding hospital and community placements
Murphy F;Rosser M; Warner G; Jordan S
(2012) Nursing students' experiences and preferences regarding hospital and community placements
In Nurse Education In Practice;

2011

) Adverse drug reactions: treatment burdens and nurse-led medication monitoring.
Gabe M, Davies G, Murphy F, Davies M, Johnstone L, Jordan S
(2011) ) Adverse drug reactions: treatment burdens and nurse-led medication monitoring.
In Journal of nursing management;

2010

Nursing models and their relevance to contemporary nursing practice 2: articulating the nursing contribution.
Pridmore J, Murphy F, Williams A
(2010) Nursing models and their relevance to contemporary nursing practice 2: articulating the nursing contribution.
In Nursing Times; pp. 22-25

2010

Nursing models and their relevance to contemporary nursing practice 1: their development, uses and limitation
Murphy F, Williams A, Pridmore J.
(2010) Nursing models and their relevance to contemporary nursing practice 1: their development, uses and limitation
In Nursing Times; pp. 119-125

2010

Diagnosing the problem: using a tool to identify pre-registration nursing students' mathematical ability.
Harvey S, Murphy F, Jenkins LD, Tait M, Cavanna AL
(2010) Diagnosing the problem: using a tool to identify pre-registration nursing students' mathematical ability.
In Nurse Education In Practice;

2010

Follow-up for improving psychological well being for women after a miscarriage (Protocol).
Murphy FA, Lipp A, Powles DL
(2010) Follow-up for improving psychological well being for women after a miscarriage (Protocol).
In Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online);
DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008679
[ULIR]

2009

Early miscarriage as ‘matter out of place': An ethnographic study of nursing practice in a hospital gynaecological unit
Murphy F, Philpin, S.
(2009) Early miscarriage as ‘matter out of place': An ethnographic study of nursing practice in a hospital gynaecological unit
In International Journal Of Nursing Studies; pp. 534-531

2009

Negotiating the transition: caring for women through the experience of early miscarriage.
Murphy F, Merrell J
(2009) Negotiating the transition: caring for women through the experience of early miscarriage.
In Journal of clinical nursing; pp. 1583-1591

2009

The impact of nurse education on the caring behaviours of nursing students.
Murphy F, Jones S, Edwards M, James J, Mayer A
(2009) The impact of nurse education on the caring behaviours of nursing students.
In Nurse education today; pp. 254-264

2008

Miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy 1: an overview.
Murphy F, Jones E, Horsley S
(2008) Miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy 1: an overview.
In Nursing Times; pp. 22-23.

2008

Using online questionnaires to conduct nursing research.
Jones S, Murphy F, Edwards M, James J
(2008) Using online questionnaires to conduct nursing research.
In Nursing Times; pp. 66--69.

2008

Doing things differently: the advantages and disadvantages of web questionnaires.
Jones SP, Murphy F, Edwards M, James J.
(2008) Doing things differently: the advantages and disadvantages of web questionnaires.
In Nurse researcher; pp. 15-26.

2008

Miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy 2: management.
Murphy F, Jones E, Horsley S
(2008) Miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy 2: management.
In Nursing Times; pp. 24-25

2007

Hand-held video for clinical skills teaching.
Edwards M, Jones SP, Murphy F.
(2007) Hand-held video for clinical skills teaching.
In Innovations In Education And Teaching International; pp. 401-408.

Other Journals

2015

A menu for learning: a World Café approach for user involvement and inter-professional learning on mental health.
Terry J, Raithby M, Cutter J, Murphy F
(2015) A menu for learning: a World Café approach for user involvement and inter-professional learning on mental health.
In Social Work Education ;
DOI: . http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02615479.2015.1031651

2014

The contribution of ethnography to understanding nursing work: a comparative review of three nursing ethnographies
Murphy F, Griffiths P, Merrell J
(2014) The contribution of ethnography to understanding nursing work: a comparative review of three nursing ethnographies
In Slovenian Nursing Review; pp. 12-20
[ULIR]

Conference Publications

2017

Royal College of Nursing International Nursing Research Conference
Murphy F, Noonan M
(2017) Royal College of Nursing International Nursing Research Conference

Other Publications

2017

Not all nursing students make the grade but mentors need more support to fail them'
Cassidy.S , Murphy F, Coffey M
(2017) Not all nursing students make the grade but mentors need more support to fail them'
In The Conversation;