Professor Kathleen Galvin

Professor Kathleen Galvin

Individual Partner: Professor Kathleen Galvin, University of Brighton College of Life, Health and Physical Sciences

Preferred contact: Email k.galvin@brighton.ac.uk
Brief Description of Work:Theoretical contributions to well-being, absence of well-being, dignity and human vulnerability that are informed by phenomenological philosophy. Drawing on the humanities and the Arts, developments to understand the existential dimensions of illness, existential dimensions of well-being to provide foundations for caring practices that are up to the task of meeting people as human persons. Values-based frameworks for underpinning the focus of care; the capacity for care (personal and professional understandings; delineation of values and strategy for humanising care interventions and for coherently guiding a qualitative research agenda which offers a wide embrace of kinds of knowledge for evidence based practice.
Key Words: Resident in: UK,  Working in: UK & Sweden; Area(s) of Interest in VBP: Communications/website, Communications, Education, Management, Meeting/ASS (Advanced Studies Seminar),  Policy/Commissioning, Policy, Publications/CUP series, Research/philosophy, Services/person-centered, Services/teamwork. Related Area(s) of Interest: Evidence-based practice, Ethics, Medical humanities/art, poetry, literature. Area(s) of healthcare expertise: Nursing; Mental health/General, Service user led practice development, Well-being.
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WikiVBP Reference Library

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Key Areas of Collaboration

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Values-based Surgical Care

Values-based practice in surgery is an innovative approach to decision making in surgery, linking science with people.

 

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The CUP Book Series

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