Bill Whitehead


NameBill Whitehead
Job titleAssociate Lecturer (PhD Supervision)
Research instituteCollege of Health, Psychology and Social Care
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-6256-1976

Research outputs

An initiative for student nurses to practise clinical skills at home

Whitehead, B. and Ansell, H. 2021. An initiative for student nurses to practise clinical skills at home. Nursing Times.

A preceptorship toolkit for nurse managers, teams and healthcare organisations

Owen, Patricia, Whitehead, Bill, Beddingham, Elaine and Simmons, Maxine 2020. A preceptorship toolkit for nurse managers, teams and healthcare organisations. Nursing Management. 27 (4), pp. 20-25.

Comparing intrapartum ultrasound and clinical examination in the assessment of fetal head position in African women

Wiafe, Y., Whitehead, B., Venables, H. and Dassah, E.T. 2019. Comparing intrapartum ultrasound and clinical examination in the assessment of fetal head position in African women. Journal of Ultrasonography. 19, p. 249–254. https://doi.org/10.15557/jou.2019.0037

A history of nurse education and the clinical nurse educator

Whitehead, Bill 2019. A history of nurse education and the clinical nurse educator. in: Routledge.

Acceptability of intrapartum ultrasound by mothers in an African population

Wiafe, Yaw Amo, Whitehead, Bill, Venables, Heather and Dassah, Edward T 2019. Acceptability of intrapartum ultrasound by mothers in an African population. Journal of Ultrasound. 23, pp. 55-59. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40477-019-00382-5

A Qualitative Study on Cancer Care Burden: Experiences of Iranian Family Caregivers.

Hassankhani H, Eghtedar S, Rahmani A, Ebrahimi H and Whitehead B 2019. A Qualitative Study on Cancer Care Burden: Experiences of Iranian Family Caregivers. Holistic Nursing Practice. https://doi.org/10.1097/hnp.0000000000000309

‘Preceptorship support is an effective way to invest in NQNs’

Whitehead, B. 2018. ‘Preceptorship support is an effective way to invest in NQNs’. EMAP.

Challenges in the clinical education of the nursing profession in Iran: A qualitative study

Jasemi, M., Whitehead, B., Habibzadeh, H., Zabihi, R.E. and Rezaie, S.A. 2018. Challenges in the clinical education of the nursing profession in Iran: A qualitative study. Nurse education today. 67, pp. 21-26. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2018.04.010

Barriers to Family Caregivers’ Coping With Patients With Severe Mental Illness in Iran

Ebrahimi, Hossein, Seyedfatemi, Naeimeh, Namdar Areshtanab, Hossein, Ranjbar, Fatemeh, Thornicroft, Graham, Rahmani, Farnaz and Whitehead, Bill 2018. Barriers to Family Caregivers’ Coping With Patients With Severe Mental Illness in Iran. Qualitative Health Research. 28 (6), pp. 987-1001. https://doi.org/10.1177/1049732318758644

Trapped like a butterfly in a spider's web: Experiences of female spousal caregivers in the care of husbands with severe mental illness.

Rahmani, F., Ebrahimi, H., Seyedfatemi, N., Areshtanab, N. A., Ranjbar, F. and Whitehead B 2018. Trapped like a butterfly in a spider's web: Experiences of female spousal caregivers in the care of husbands with severe mental illness. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 27 (7-8). https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.14286

Intrapartum ultrasound assessment of cervical dilatation and its value in detecting active labor

Whitehead, B. 2018. Intrapartum ultrasound assessment of cervical dilatation and its value in detecting active labor. Journal of Ultrasound. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40477-018-0309-2

Sonographic parameters for diagnosing fetal head engagement during labour

Wiafe, Y.A., Whitehead, B., Venables, H. and Odoi, A.T. 2018. Sonographic parameters for diagnosing fetal head engagement during labour. Ultrasound. https://doi.org/10.1177/1742271x18755080

Maintaining student enrolment after the removal of bursaries

Holt, P., Whitehead, B. and Budd, C. 2018. Maintaining student enrolment after the removal of bursaries. Nursing Times. 114 (7).

Transition to nursing: Preparation for practice

Whitehead, Bill and Brown, Michelle 2017. Transition to nursing: Preparation for practice. Open University Press.

Attributes of Iranian new nurse preceptors: A phenomenological study

Borimnejad, Leili, Valizadeh, Sousan, Rahmani, Azad, Whitehead, Bill and Shahbazi, Shahla 2018. Attributes of Iranian new nurse preceptors: A phenomenological study. Nurse Education in Practice. 28, pp. 121-126. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2017.10.018

Collaborative development of an accelerated graduate entry nursing programme outside of traditional funding mechanisms

Whiffin, Charlotte Jane, Clarke, Helen, Brundrett, Heather, Baker, D. and Whitehead, Bill 2018. Collaborative development of an accelerated graduate entry nursing programme outside of traditional funding mechanisms. Nurse Education in Practice. 28, pp. 314-317. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2017.09.017

The effectiveness of intrapartum  ultrasonography in assessing cervical dilatation, head station and position: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Wiafe, Y.A., Whitehead, B., Venables, H. and Nakua, E.K. 2016. The effectiveness of intrapartum  ultrasonography in assessing cervical dilatation, head station and position: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Ultrasound. https://doi.org/10.1177/1742271x16673124

"Nurses who become ACPs should not be mini medics"

Whitehead, B. 2016. "Nurses who become ACPs should not be mini medics". Nursing Times.

Supporting newly qualified nurse transition: A case study in a UK hospital.

Whitehead, Bill, Owen, Patricia, Henshaw, L., Beddingham, Elaine and Simmons, Maxine 2015. Supporting newly qualified nurse transition: A case study in a UK hospital. Nurse education today. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2015.07.008

Developing a collaborative research partnership.

Beddingham, Elaine and Whitehead, Bill 2015. Developing a collaborative research partnership. Nursing Standard. https://doi.org/10.7748/ns.29.40.44.e9480

Using reflection on reading for revalidation

Collins, G., Brown, J., Henshaw, L. and Whitehead, B. 2015. Using reflection on reading for revalidation. Nursing Times. 111 (23-24), pp. 14-16.

Preceptorship Research Project Report: Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS foundation trust

Barton, Merryn, Beddingham, Elaine, Henshaw, L., Owen, Patricia, Simmons, Maxine and Whitehead, Bill 2014. Preceptorship Research Project Report: Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS foundation trust. Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Trust.

Preceptorship pays off.

Whitehead, B. 2014. Preceptorship pays off. RCN Publishing Company Ltd. https://doi.org/10.7748/ns2014.02.28.25.72.s50

Get online to learn and be part of a huge global nursing group

Whitehead, B. 2014. Get online to learn and be part of a huge global nursing group. Nursing Times. 110 (24), p. 11.

"Why do nurses feel unable to challenge doctors' decisions"?

Whitehead, B. 2014. "Why do nurses feel unable to challenge doctors' decisions"? Nursing Times. 110 (7), p. 7.

Getting the most out of your clinical placement.

Whitehead, Bill 2013. Getting the most out of your clinical placement. Nursing Times.

Using more healthcare areas for placements

Sherratt, Lou, Young, Alwyn, Brundrett, Heather, Whitehead, Bill and Collins, Guy 2013. Using more healthcare areas for placements. Nursing Times.

Supporting newly qualified nurses in the UK: a systematic literature review

Whitehead, Bill, Owen, Patricia, Holmes, Dinah, Beddingham, Elaine, Simmons, Maxine, Henshaw, L., Barton, Merryn and Walker, Carl 2013. Supporting newly qualified nurses in the UK: a systematic literature review. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2013.01.009

Outcomes of a research project to identify the enablers and barriers to effective preceptorship for newly qualified nurses

Whitehead, Bill, Beddingham, Elaine, Hickman, C., Johnson, E., Barrett, R., Owen, Patricia, Simmons, Maxine, Barton, Merryn and Walker, Carl 2012. Outcomes of a research project to identify the enablers and barriers to effective preceptorship for newly qualified nurses. European Federation of Nurse Educators (FINE) with the RCN Education Forum International Conference 2012 Cardiff City Hall, Wales, UK.

Preceptorship programmes in the UK: A systematic literature review

Beddingham, Elaine, Henshaw, L., Owen, Patricia, Simmons, Maxine, Walker, Carl and Whitehead, Bill 2012. Preceptorship programmes in the UK: A systematic literature review. Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Trust.

Are newly qualified nurses prepared for practice?

Holmes, Dinah and Whitehead, Bill 2011. Are newly qualified nurses prepared for practice? Nursing Times.

An investigation into the effects of clinical facilitator nurses on medical wards

Whitehead, Bill 2010. An investigation into the effects of clinical facilitator nurses on medical wards. Thesis

Will graduate entry free nursing from the shackles of class and gender oppression?

Whitehead, Bill 2010. Will graduate entry free nursing from the shackles of class and gender oppression? Nursing Times.

Does the risk of reprisal prevent nurses blowing the whistle on bad practice?

Barker, Denise and Whitehead, Bill 2010. Does the risk of reprisal prevent nurses blowing the whistle on bad practice? Nursing Times.

Using specialist nurse mentors to boost placement capacity.

Bailey, Elaine and Whitehead, Bill 2006. Using specialist nurse mentors to boost placement capacity. Nursing Times.
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