An exploration of the relationship between positive patient experiences in acute hospital settings and person-centred care activities

Randal Parlour

NMPD (HSE); University of Ulster

Dr. Randal Parlour PhD, MSc, BSc (Hons), RMN, RGN.randal.parlour@hse.ieRandal is Assistant Director of Nursing & Midwifery Planning & Development in the HSE North-West Area and an Honorary Fellow of the University of Ulster. He has extensive expertise in leading research and development programmes and a real passion for the development of person-centred services. He completed a PhD study in 2010 that extended existing knowledge about realistic evaluation, practice development and the application of critical methods in facilitating the development of evidence-informed and person-centred workplace cultures. His research interests focus on evaluating service impact, practice development, action research, gerontological nursing, and management of long term conditions.


Rationale Person-centred care has become a central tenet of health and social care related policies and strategies within Ireland. However, few studies exist that explicitly examine the linkage between perceptions of a... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Randal Parlour (NMPD (HSE); University of Ulster)

Topic Area

Chronic illness


OS-3A » OS-3 Chronic Disease (14:40 - Monday, 30th March, Lecture Theatre)

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