Annie Topping


Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

•Effects of healthcare workforce staffing, roles, skill mix and educational preparation on patient outcomes
•Interventions and improvements to reduce delays (discharge), minimise risk (falls), increase concordance, quality and satisfaction with care
•Cancer care
•Educational interventions associated with patient education, decision-making, competence and extended and expanded roles
-Methodology – qualitative and mixed methods, complex process evaluation design and health record and clinical data mining


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Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, Being there for women: the work of breast care nurses , University of Huddersfield

Award Date: 1 Apr 2001

External positions

Professor, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham

1 Aug 2017 → …


  • RT Nursing
  • workforce
  • cancer care
  • safety
  • discharge planning
  • decision-making
  • complex interventions
  • healthcare roles
  • education
  • Care Homes
  • advanced practitioners


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