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Dr. Margaret Graham

Doctor of Philosophy


Margaret is a qualified nurse and midwife, a graduate of UCD (BNS), Trinity College (MSc) and University of Bedfordshire (PhD).
  Caring, person centred care,older person nursing and student learning are key areas of interest.  Exploring how we create dialogical learning spaces with students through reflection, fostering transferable learning from practice is central to my work. Currently chair of Student Representative Forum  and member of the Department Quality Review Team.

I lead and coordinate reflective practice within undergraduate programmes.  I am interested in developing practice through narrative methodologies.

Member of the collaborative group led by  the office of Chief Nursing  Officer Department of Health, Office of  Nursing and midwifery Health Services Executive  and Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland: national consultation  and Position  paper Reaffirming the values of nursing and Midwifery 2016.



Book Chapter


Moments of Possibilities: reflective learning, guiding and sustaining compassionate practice
Sharing Compassion, a fortuitous journey of illumination: Ten years of international collaboration fostering hope in Clinical Practice


'Opening my mind’ the ripples of story
Graham, M
Becoming a Reflective Practitioner

Conference Publication

Other Journal


How Clients Cope with the Death of a Parent.
Ryan, J; Mc Carthy, J; Graham, M;
Learning Disability Practice


Nurses experiences of delivering spiritual care to patients in an Irish hospice palliative care unit.
Bailey, ME; Moran, S; Graham, M
National Institute of Health Science Research Bulletin

Peer Reviewed Journal


Realising the dream of becoming a nurse: underrepresented BSc Nursing Students Experiences
O' Brien, B., Graham, M.M. and O' Sullivan, D.
Nurse education today


Exploring nurses' use of the WHO safety checklist in the perioperative setting
O’ Brien, B Graham, M.M. & Kelly S.
Journal of nursing management


Creating a spiritual tapestry: nurses' experiences of delivering spiritual care to patients in an Irish hospice.
Bailey M.E., Moran S., Graham M.M.
International Journal Of Palliative Nursing


Introducing guided group reflective practice in an Irish palliative care unit.
Bailey M.E., Graham M.M.
International Journal Of Palliative Nursing