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Dr Xyrichis is a Senior Academic Researcher at the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care; ranked the top Faculty for nursing in the UK and second in the world (QS 2020).

Dr Xyrichis is the Chair of the Research Ethics Panel for psychology, nursing and midwifery; Director at the European Nursing Research Foundation; and Trustee of the renowned Centre for the Advancement of Interprofessional Education. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Interprofessional Care, the most influential academic journal in the field of interprofessional science currently ranked in the top quartile of Thomson-Reuters impact factor list of Health Policy & Services journals. 

Dr Xyrichis has held clinical, research and policy posts in London and Brussels; and his training has been in nursing, research methodology, health policy and sociology. He holds a BSc, an MSc and a PhD, all from King’s College London.

Research Interests

Dr Xyrichis' research focuses on strengthening the organisation and delivery of healthcare, towards improving the accessibility, efficiency, safety and quality of healthcare systems.

Dr Xyrichis' research is supported by the National Institute for Health Research, and other national and international funders, to investigate interprofessional, team-based practice interventions for patient safety and quality improvement. He is an expert evaluator for major funding bodies including the National Institute for Health Research and the European Commission (Horizon 2020).   

Enquiring about potential PhD supervision

If you’re thinking of applying for one of our PhD programmes and are looking for potential supervisors, please email listing the names of the supervisors you’ve identified as having expertise in your chosen area, along with your CV and a short research proposal. 

Our Postgraduate Research Team will contact supervisors on your behalf and get back to you. If you have any queries in the meantime, please use the email address above, rather than contacting potential PhD supervisors directly, because they are unable to respond to initial enquiries.


Research profile