Annie Topping

Colleges, School and Institutes

External positions

Professor, University Hospital Birmingham

1 Aug 2017 → …

Education/Academic qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Huddersfield

    Being there for women: the work of breast care nurses

Professional Qualifications

  • Registered Nurse , RN

Willingness to take 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


  • RT Nursing - workforce, cancer care, falls, discharge planning, decision-making, complex interventions, healthcare roles, education