Departments & institutes
Our applied clinical and health research seeks to improve the healthcare experience and outcomes for patients and those important to them, wherever they are cared for.
We pioneer the very best in nursing, midwifery and palliative care by integrating:
In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014), over 90% of our research was rated as world-leading or internationally excellent.
The Faculty is ranked number two in the world and number one in the UK in the Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2018 (Nursing). It is also ranked second in the world and first in the UK for nursing in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019.
The Cicely Saunders Institute for Palliative Care, Policy & Rehabilitation, ranks first in Europe and second in the world in terms of research citations in palliative and end of life care.
PhD projects available in the Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care.
MPhil/PhD research to improve the quality of services and outcomes for patients.
MPhil/PhD research in a multidisciplinary environment.
We undertake research across three themes:
The online resource supporting survivors, their families and healthcare professionals.
Researchers have developed ground-breaking new garments for patients with the rare skin condition.
The number of nurses on a ward is strongly linked to how favourably patients viewed their hospital…
Research in the Institute is built on four themes:
Find out more about the Cicely Saunders Institute
The drug-free support helping people cope with breathlessness.
The research helping introduce high quality, cost-effective palliative care into health systems.
Cicely Saunders pioneered a complete change in the treatment of people at the end of life, and…
The online platform connecting families with their…
Results from the second of three surveys during…
Remote health consultations could increase access…
King’s placed ninth in the world and third in…
Results from a survey of UK nurses and midwives…
The simple guide that can help vulnerable people…
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