Ben Appleby

Ben Appleby Staff Profile

Senior Lecturer and Research Coordinator

School of Nursing and Midwifery
0121 331 6141

Ben is a NMC Registered Nurse Tutor and Senior Lecturer at Birmingham City University.  He qualified from City University London and St Bartholomew’s School of Nursing and Midwifery in September 1998, completing a 4-year BSc (Hons) in Nursing and Human Science, and clinically, went on to practice in Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Care, Coronary Care and Cardiac Rehabilitation.   He completed an MSc in Nursing Research in 2002 from King’s College London, a PGCert Ed from BCU in 2005 and a PhD in Life Sciences in 2016 from the University of Birmingham. 

Now a Senior Lecturer, Ben joined BCU in 2004.  He teaches on BSc and MSc Health modules, which include Acute Nursing Practice, Evidence Based Practice and Research Methodology.  He also supervises BSc and MSc research students.  He has also been the Clinical Liaison Link for Adult Nursing and Research Subject Quality Coordinator for the Faculty, and is currently the Research Coordinator for Adult Nursing.

Ben’s research interest is in ‘knowledge mobilisation’ for clinical practice, with an emphasis on exploring health professionals’ research utilisation behaviour.  His PhD work focused on Nurses’ and Health Care Assistants’ intentions to use clinical guidelines, he continues to research in this area.

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