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Subject Areas: Nursing
Before joining the pre-registration team at UCLan Paul worked in the NHS for 28 years from 1982-2010 and has experience of adult nursing, acute mental health nursing and as a generic health visitor.
Currently studying for a PhD entitled an exploration of annotation practice in nurse education: Towards a hermeneutic understanding. Submission expected December 2015
1985: Registered General Nurse
1988: Registered Mental Nurse
1995: Diploma in Professional Studies in Management
1995: Diploma in Professional Studies in Nursing
1997: Registered Specialist Public health nurse (Health Visitor)
1997: BSc Community public health nursing (health visiting)
1998: Honours top up degree, 1st class
2000: Diploma in Fieldwork Supervision
2001: Community Practitioner Prescriber
2006: PGC Higher education
2006: PGC European Philosophy
2007: MA human relations- distinction
2011: PGC Higher education (NMC ratified)
Ball, E., & Regan, P. (2013). “How, When, Why”: A comparison of two action research methods to examine the hidden tones in annotation feedback. Canadian Journal of Action Research. 14 (2), 39-50.
Regan, P., & Ball, E. (2013). Breastfeeding mothers’ experiences; The Ghost in the machine. Qualitative Health Research. 23 (5), 679-688.
Regan, P. (2012). Hans-Georg Gadamer’s philosophical hermeneutics; Concepts of reading, understanding and interpretation. META: Research in Hermeneutics, Phenomenology and Practical Philosophy. December, 4 (2), 286-303. View online.
Regan, P. (2012). Reflections of specialist community public health nurse practice development; Transformative learning through Mezirow’s reflective discourse. International Practice Development Journal, 2 (9), 9-15.
Regan P (2012). Listening visits to mothers’ suffering with mild to moderate peri-natal depression; Critical issues of clinical supervision, training and health visiting capacity to tackle health inequalities. Primary Health Care: 1(1), 2-5.
Regan P. (2012). Reflective insights on group clinical supervision; understanding transference in the nursing context. Reflective Practice, 13(5), 679-691. DOI: 10.1080/14623943.2012.697880
and as a post graduate student am interested in the work of Martin Heidegger and (hermeneutic) phenomenology applied into understanding people and nursing practice.
Paul is interested in community public health nursing research and the effects of policy, politics on patient care. He has a developing interest in action research for pedagogical practice
Pre-and post-registration nurse education, University link lecturer
Deputy module leader x 2, cohort lead
Reviewer for Journal of Nursing Management and Reflective Practice