Debra Jackson


Individual Partner: Debra Jackson, Director, Oxford Institute for Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Research

Preferred contact:
twitter – @debraejackson

Key Words: Patient safety, Harm-free care, Pressure injury, Health workforce resilience and sustainability, Co-design, Patient involvement

Resident in: Travels between UK and Australia in joint role. Working in: Oxford Brookes University and University of Technology Sydney (UTS).

Area(s) of Interest in VBP: Publications/CUP series, Publications general, Research/philosophy, Research/patient outcomes, Services /person-centered, Services/teamwork, Workforce development Related Area(s) of Interest: Evidence-based practice, Ethics, Medical humanities/ art, literature Area(s) of healthcare expertise:  Nursing, Global health, Mental health/General, Primary care,

Brief Description of Work: Debra Jackson leads research programs in patient safety and harm-free care, with a particular focus on pressure injury; and workforce development and adversity, particularly leadership and workplace culture.  She is passionately concerned with health equity and social justice, and a key objective of her work is to enhance the safety and well-being of people in the care of health services through the development of sustainable and culturally sensitive supportive interventions. She is a committed and experienced mentor and supervisor of developing researchers, scholars and leaders.