School of Community Health and Midwifery
Brook Building, BB323
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Subject Areas: Education, Health, Nursing and Midwifery, Energy and Sustainability
With a background of over 20 years in healthcare practice, Hazel has been involved in the education of integrated healthcare practitioners since 1999. Her previous research has focussed on practice and practitioner development. Hazel is in the final stages of her studies for a doctorate in education.
Hazel Partington is the course leader for MSc Sustainability, Health and Wellbeing and module leader for MY4001 Health and Wellbeing, MW4036 Organisational Leadership and Management, and teaches on NU4025 Introduction to Post Graduate Research and NU4086 Applying Methods in Health Research amongst other modules.
Hazel has a background of over 20 years in health care practice and has also provided education consultancy for CAM registering organisations. Her interest in practitioner development and education inspired Hazel’s research for her Professional Doctorate exploring professional identity and the potential of online learning to foster transformative learning experiences.
Hazel is an active qualitative researcher in Practitioner Education and Development, and Future Directions in Complementary Health Research. Hazel is currently working with colleague, Dr Jean Duckworth to develop a study on the impacts of UK flooding events on residents’ health and wellbeing.
Satchwell, Candice, Partington, Hazel, Barnes, Lynne, Gurjee, Ridwanah, Ramsdale, Susan Laura, Dodding, Jacqueline and Drury, Kathryn (2015) ‘Our Breadcrumb Trail through the Woods’: Reflections on the Use of a Secret Facebook Group as a Strategy for Surviving and Thriving on the Doctoral Journey. International Journal of Doctoral Studies, 10 . pp. 465-482. ISSN 1556-8881
Chatfield K, Duckworth J, Partington H. (2012) The Place of the University in the Provision of CAM Education. … Similia The Australian Journal of Homoeopathic Medicine, June 2012
Duckworth J, Partington H, (2009) Provings: the research and ethical context. The Homeopath Autumn 2009, 28:2
Duckworth J, Partington H, (2008). Thriving Communication. The Homeopath Autumn 2008, 27:2
Main areas of interest:
Senior Lecturer MSC Sustainability, Health and Wellbeing by e-learning (Course leader); MSc Transforming Integrated Health and Social Care by e-learning
Hazel's interest in practice and practitioner development continues in her teaching activities with responsibility for the following modules: Health and Wellbeing, The Therapeutic Relationship, Developing Practice, Inspiring Education, and Organisational Leadership and Management . She also contributes to modules in Principles of Sustainability, Introduction to Postgraduate Research and Applying Methods in Health Research, Deconstructing Practice and provides dissertation supervision at both undergraduate and postgraduate level