InterestsHealthcare and nursing workforce: new and extended roles including non-medical prescribing; migration; recruitment and retention and the quality of nurses working lives and staff well-being and the effects of these issues on patient and staff outcomes.
Jill has a wide range of experience in qualitative research methods including interviews, observation, focus groups, questionnaires and longitudinal studies. Her interests range across all areas of the nursing and health care workforce, working lives, well being, nurse education, employee engagement, policy relating to the healthcare workforce, international nurse migration and staff effectiveness and relationship to patient outcomes and experience.
Director of the National Nursing Research Unit; Member of Health & Social Care Research Division; Vice chair of the Psychiatry and Nursing King’s College, London Research Ethics Sub committee; Research student supervision
Has published extensively; Associate editor of International Journal of Nursing Studies; Invited to hold honorary lecturer contract at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; Invited member of the Service Development and Co-ordination centre workforce programme’s commissioning research group; Invited member of King's Fund Point of Care research programme working group.
Selected recent publications:
Maben J, Cornwell, J Sweeney K (2010) In praise of compassion in nursing. Guest editorial. Special edition Journal of Research in Nursing 15,1:9-13. DOI: 10.1177/1744987109353689
Griffiths P, Murrells T, Maben, J. Jones S, Ashworth M, (2010) Nurse Staffing and Quality of Care in UK General Practice: Cross sectional study using routinely collected data. Br. J. Gen. Pract. 60: 34-39.
Naomi Hamada, Jill Maben, Barbara McPake and Kara Hanson (2009). International flow of Zambian nurses. Human Resources for Health 7:83.
Alonso-Garbayo, A and Maben J. (2009) Internationally recruited nurses from India and the Philippines in the United Kingdom: the decision to emigrate. Human Resources for Health.7:37 (24 April 2009).
Maben J. Griffiths P. (2008) Nurses in Society: Starting the debate. King’s College, London. National Nursing Research Unit.
Maben J (2008) The Art of Caring: Invisible and Subordinated? A response to Juliet Corbin: ‘Is caring a lost art in nursing?’ Invited Editorial. International Journal of Nursing Studies (45) 335-338.
Griffiths, P. Jones, S. Maben, J., and Murrells, T. (2008) State of the art metrics for nursing: a rapid appraisal. London, King's College.
Maben J, Latter S and Macleod Clark (2007) The challenges of maintaining ideals and standards in professional practice: evidence from a longitudinal qualitative study. Nursing Inquiry 14(2): 99-113.
Maben J, Latter S, Macleod Clark J (2006) The theory-practice gap is alive and unwell: the impact of professional-bureaucratic work conflict on the experiences of newly qualified nurses in the UK. Journal of Advanced Nursing 55(4), 465-477.
Latter S Maben J Myall M Young A (2007) Developing a measure of clinical appropriateness for nurses’ prescribing practice: findings from a national study. Quality and Safety in Health Care 16:415-421Latter S, Maben J, Myall, M and Young A (2007) Perceptions and practice of concordance in nurses’ prescribing consultations: findings from a national questionnaire survey and case studies of practice in England. International Journal of Nursing Studies 44 (1):9-18