The Role of the Clinical Nurse Specialist in Palliative Care
: Part A: Literature Review. Part B: Paper for Publication

  • Evelyn Whittaker

    Student thesis: Master's Thesis


    The Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) is a core member of the specialist palliative care team, and is considered the public face of specialist palliative care across the United Kingdom. Dissertation includes literature review to 2013 and a manuscript for publication describing exploratory primary research into the role requirements in a hospice setting.

    Note: Dissertation successfully completed as part of MSc study with data collected 2012. Whittaker has related publications in the area, attached as relations.
    Date of Award2013
    Original languageEnglish
    SponsorsNI Hospice
    SupervisorGeorge Kernohan (Supervisor) & Dorry McLaughlin (Supervisor)


    • nurse
    • specialist
    • Palliative Care

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