Dr Deborah Mazhindu
Head of Research Development & PedagogyDr. D. M. Mazhindu is Head of Research Development & Pedagogy at the School of Nursing & Primary Care Practice, Faculty of Health & Applied Social Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University. This strategic role includes: leading the research teaching team in the school, generating & undertaking research & enterprise activity & supporting research capacity & capability through staff development activities, conferences, seminars, international partnership working, supervising PhD students & research assistants.
Research interests include: Emotions at Work, Occupations & Organisations, Qualitative, Critical, Participatory research methods, Statistics & Evidence Based Practice. Professional interests include: Researching Emotions, Work Force & Practice Development, and Improving Service Delivery through Continuing Professional Education (CPE).
D.Phil. (2002) Continuing Professional Education (CPE) by Research, University of Sussex
BA (Hon’s) Nursing with Education (1993) First Class, University of Portsmouth
RNT (1993) University of Portsmouth
DPSN (Diploma in Professional Studies in Nursing) (1991) With Distinction, Chichester University
ENB 998 (1990) Teaching & Learning in Professional Practice.
RGN (1988) Worthing District School of Nursing, West Sussex
EN (General 1980), Worthing District School of Nursing, West Sussex.
PUBLICATIONS: BOOKS & PAPERS:
Mazhindu, D. M. (2007) Using Grounded Theory to Research Emotions at Work. International Journal of Work, Organisation & Emotion. Vol: 2, No.1. pp: 88-106
Scott, I. & Mazhindu, D. M. (2005) Statistics for Health Care Professionals. Sage Publications. London.
Mazhindu, D. M. (2003) Ideal Nurses: the Social Construction of Emotional Labour. European Journal of Psychotherapy, Counselling & Health. 6 (3) September pp: 242-262.
Mazhindu, D.M., & Brownsell, M. (2003) Piecemeal Policy May Stop Nurse Prescribers Fulfilling their Potential. The British Journal of Community Nursing.8 (6) pp: 253-255
Mazhindu, D. M. (1998) Emotional Healing. Nursing Times, February 11, (4): 6, 26-28
Wallace, D. M. (1996) Using Reflective Diaries to Assess Students. Nursing Standard. (10): 36, 44-47.
Wallace, D. M. (1996) Experiential Learning & Critical Thinking in Nursing. Nursing Standard, April 24, (10): 31, 43-47.
RESEARCH PROJECTS & AWARDS:
• Williams, M, Mazhindu, D. M., Raw, D., Jones, N. (2007) The Effect of Simulation Based Training on the Development of Expert Performance & Professional Judgement in Practitioners of Health Care.(pilot study ongoing)
• McClelland, R., Mazhindu, D. M., Roe, B., Gandy, R. (2006) An Evaluation of the End of Life Care (Liverpool Gold Standards Framework) for Older People with Dementia in a Range of Care Homes; NHS Northwest (£70:000) (ongoing).
• Jinks, A., Marsden, C. & Mazhindu, D.M. (2005) Practice Development & Research Unit (PDRU) Heamatology, at the Royal Liverpool & Broadgreen University Hospital (ongoing).
• Mazhindu, D. M. (2002) D.Phil. University Of. Sussex, Department Of. Continuing Professional Development & Education. Title of Thesis: Ideal Nurses: The Social Construction of Emotional Labour.
• Mazhindu, D. M. (November 1998) NHS Executive Trent Region Research Training Award of £20,000.00.
• Wallace, D. M. (March 1997) ENB Research Bursary Award of £1500:00
• Wallace, D. M. (April 1994) ENB Research Bursary Award of £1000:00.
External Examiner for MSc Nursing at City University, St Bartholomew's School of Nursing.