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Efficacy of technology-supported approaches within nurse-led skin cancer clinics for patients requiring rapid diagnosis and follow-up support: development and exploration of a resource efficient novel model.

   Faculty of Health & Social Sciences

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  Dr Heidi Singleton  No more applications being accepted  Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)

About the Project

Melanoma is ranked fifth behind the leading cancers. With existing outpatient waiting lists and additional backlog of the pandemic, it is important to identify resource efficient models of dermatology. The proposed research project aims to investigate the efficacy of technology supported nurse-led care for patients with skin cancer requiring assessment, support, and health education.

We have a unique opportunity for a Dermatology Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist to work:

a) Two days a week as a specialist/advanced nurse at UHD as an integral part of the learning experience within the BU studentship

b) Three days a week undertaking doctoral studies with BU

UHD are willing to consider a market supplement for suitably qualified individuals.

Informal discussions and visits are welcome, please contact Dr Heidi Singleton: [Email Address Removed] 

How to apply:

Applications are made via Bournemouth University’s website by clicking ’institution website’ button. If you have an enquiry about this project please contact us via the ’Email institution’ button, however your application will only be processed once you have submitted an application form as opposed to emailing your CV to us.

Candidates for a PhD Studentship should demonstrate outstanding qualities and be motivated to complete a PhD in 4 years and must demonstrate:

·      Outstanding academic potential as measured normally by either a 1st class honours degree (or equivalent Grade Point Average (GPA) or a Master’s degree with distinction or equivalent

·      An IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 minimum (with a minimum 6.0 in each component, or equivalent) for candidates for whom English is not their first language and this must be evidenced at point of application.

Additional eligibility criteria:

The successful candidate will be required to apply for an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) certificate.

The candidate must be registered with the Nursing Midwifery Council (NMC). We would welcome applications from suitably qualified international candidates.

The candidate must have recent experience of Dermatology Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist work, or similar.

Funding Notes

Funded candidates will receive a maintenance grant of £15,921 per year to contribute towards living expenses during the course of your research, as well as a fee waiver for 48 months
Funded Studentships are open to both UK/EU and International students unless otherwise specified.
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