Professor Mark Radford
Visiting Professor / Professor of Advanced Nurse Practice / Deputy Chief Nursing Officer for England
Mark is a Visiting Professor at Birmingham City University and Deputy Chief Nursing Officer for England. His research interests are in healthcare workforce, ranging from safe staffing to workforce retention. He is co-applicant on the recently awarded NuRS project where BCU academics, in collaboration with NHS England and NHS Improvement and in partnership with 20 healthcare providers, are seeking to explore the contributory factors underpinning nurse retention and its impact on safety using ‘big data’ techniques.
- Mark is a co-applicant on the NuRS – Nurse Retention and Safety –programme funded by the Health Foundation.
Areas of Expertise
Health care policy
- Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (Honours) Class 2:2 and Registered General Nursing Certificate, University of Central England in Birmingham, Birmingham, 1991 - 1994
- ENB 183 - Anaesthetic and Operating Theatre Nursing (Diploma) and ENB 998, QE School of Clinical Nursing, UCE - 1995 - 1996
- Post Graduate Diploma - Advanced Practice Nursing, University of Central England - 1998 - 2000
- PRINCE 2 – Foundation Examination in Project Management, The PSO Org - 2001
- MA in Medical Education and Leadership (Commendation) University of Bedfordshire, Post Graduate Medical School - 2006 – 2008
- NLP Diploma (Leaders in business) Q Learning - 2007
- PhD by Research, Birmingham City University - 2011
Nursing Midwifery Council
British Anaesthetic and Recovery Nurses Association
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
- Qualitative Research Methodologies
- Computer Assisted Qualitative Data Analysis (CAQDAS)
- David Waters (part time) Learning from error: An exploration of adverse events in the critical care setting and its impact on those involved.
- Alisen Dube (full time)Heel Pressure Ulcer Study: Contributory factors associated with development of heel pressure ulcers and their role in predicting End of Life.
Awarded doctoral students
- Eloise Phillip (2018)Understanding hospital admissions for patients of the case management programme.
National Policy and Guidance
- NICE (2008) Inadvertent perioperative hypothermia. The management of inadvertent perioperative hypothermia in adults. NICE, London
- NCEPOD (2007) Emergency Admissions. A journey in the right Direction , NCEPOD, London (Clinical advisor)
- NCEPOD (2004) NCEPOD Classification of Interventions, NCEPOD, London
Books and Chapters
- Radford, M, County, B & Oakley, M. (Eds) (2004) Advancing Perioperative Practice, Nelson Thornes, Cheltenham
- Radford, M. (2004) Advanced and Specialist Perioperative Practice, In Radford, M, County, B & Oakley, M. (eds), Advancing Perioperative Practice, Nelson Thornes Cheltenham
- Radford,M. (2004) Surgery in Specialised settings, In Woodhead, K & Wicker, P , Textbook of Perioperative Care, Elsevier Science, London
- Radford, M (2009) – Working as an advanced practitioner, In McGee, P Advanced & Specialist Nursing Practice (3rd Ed.) Wiley, London
- McGee, P & Radford, M (2009) –Management and the Advanced Practitioner, In McGee, P, Advanced & Specialist Nursing Practice (3rd Ed.) Wiley, London
- Radford, M, Williamson, A & Evans, C (Eds) (2011) –, Pre Operative Assessment & Perioperative Management, M&K, Keswick
- Radford, M Phillips, Talbot, C & Murray F (2011), Management of Emergency Surgery In Pre Operative Assessment & Perioperative Management, M&K, Keswick
- Radford, M & Palmer, R (2012), Pre operative preparation, in Woodhead, K & Fudge, L (2012), Manual of Perioperative Care, Wiley, London
- Radford, M (in production) – Pre Operative Assessment, in Phillips, M (Ed), Post operative Recovery Care, M&K, Keswick.
- Radford, M, Smith, A & Kiesel, M (in production) – Oxford Handbook of Surgical Care, OUP, Oxford
- Radford, M - Surgical Models of care in above
- Radford, M – Intraopertaive care in above
- Radford, M - Pre operative assessment
Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
- Radford, M. and Hunt, L. (1999) Developing a meaningful learning environment in theatre. British Journal of Nursing 8 (9), page 611 – 616
- Radford, M. (2000) A framework for Perioperative Advanced Practice British Journal of Perioperative Nursing – 10 (1), pp 50 – 54
- Radford, M. (2003) Recovery Nursing Services. British Journal of Perioperative Nursing, 13 (4), pp 155 - 161
- Radford, M. Abbassi, A, Williamson, A, Johnston, P. (2003) Redefining Perioperative. Advanced Practice: The Nurse Specialist in Anaesthesia & Emergency Surgery- Part One – Defining the Problem and providing a solution. British Journal of Perioperative Nursing (13 (11), pp 468 - 471
- Radford, M. Abbassi, A, Williamson, A, Johnston, P. (2003) Redefining Perioperative Advanced Practice: The Nurse Specialist in Anaesthesia & Emergency Surgery- Part Two – Professional definitions and scope of practice. British Journal of Perioperative Nursing 13(12), pp 504 – 511
- Smith J, Forde V, Goodman M, Cannaby AM, Radford M. (2009) Keeping Score of Acuity and dependency, Nursing Management 16(8), page 16 -9
- Williamson, A and Radford, M. (2002) The Role of the Clinical Nurse Specialist in the Pre-assessment and Management of the Fractured Neck of Femur – Good Hope Experience 2002 Annual Scientific Meeting of the Age Anaesthesia Association, Morecambe, England
- Radford, M., Jewkes, A., Williamson, A., Johnston, P, Abbassi, A (2003) The Developing role of the Perioperative Emergency Care Team in the assessment, optimisation and coordination of general surgical emergencies. West Midlands Surgical Society Meeting, Wolverhampton New Cross, May 2nd 2003-05-06
- Radford, M. (2003) Perioperative Nursing Innovation: Developing the role of the Perioperative Emergency Care Nursing Team in the management of surgical emergencies. The Association of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland, Annual Scientific Meeting, May 7th, 2003
- Radford, M (2005) – Redefining Perioperative Advanced Practice. World Congress on Surgical patient care, Barcelona (Spain) - August 2005
- Radford, M (2005) – developing new roles: Chaos Theory, Climbing and emergency surgery. Irish Nurses Organisation National conference – Kilkenny (Ireland) – Nov 2005
- Radford, M. 2006. Challenges for the Wider Surgical Team: Chaos Theory, Climbing & Emergency Surgery. Paper read at the NASSP 4th Annual Conference, 3rd March 2006, at Bristol.
- Radford, M. 2006. New Models for the Anaesthesia Team : Implications for Obstetrics Services. Paper read at the Midlands Society of Anaesthetists, at Sutton Coldfield, UK.
- Radford, M. 2006. Anaphylaxis : Management in the Perianesthesia Environment. Paper read at the 20th British Anaesthetic & Recovery Nurses Association Annual Conference, at Brighton.
- Beal, B and Radford, M. 2006. Pursuing Perfection: a New Dynamic Model for Corporate Nursing. Paper read at the Managing People, Wards and Healthcare, at Birmingham.
- Radford, M. 2006. New Roles in Anaesthesia : What's Wrong With Being a Nurse?. Paper read at the 20th British Anaesthetic & Recovery Nurses Association Annual Conference, at Brighton.
- Radford, M (2007) , Chaos theory, climbing and emergency surgery. University Hospital Coventry Hospital Perioperative Study Day, October 2007
- Radford, M (2007) Strategic & Political Leadership for Advanced Practitioners. StHA Advanced Practitioner Conference, Coventry University - July 2007
- Radford, M (2007) Working as an advanced nurse practitioner : A survival guide, StHA Advanced Practice Conference, Walsall – November 2007
- Radford, M (2007) Catastrophes, Disaster and Doom and Gloom: Perspectives on perioperative risk and patient safety, Royal College of Nursing Perioperative Forum Conference, London - November 2007
- Radford, M, Denny, E, Filby, M & Williams, C (2007) Analysing the transactions in the doctor nurse game : An ethnographic study of clinical nurse specialists in the UK. National Health & Social Science Research Conference, Birmingham City University – November 2007
- Radford, M (2008) Doctor Nurse decision making and implications for perioperative safety, British Anaesthetic & Recovery Nurses Annual Scientific Meeting, London June 2008
- Radford, M, Denny, E, Filby, M & Williams, C (2008) "Is the doctor still in the house?": Perspective on the contemporary organisation of care in acute hospitals in the UK. British Sociological Association, medical Sociology group Annual Scientific Meeting, Brighton – September 2007
- Radford M., Denny E., Williams C. & Filby M. (2009) An ethnographic study of communication between nurse specialists and doctors in the UK. RCN International Nursing Research Conference, Cardiff
- Radford M., Denny E., Williams C. & Filby M (2010) An ethnographic study of clinical care and communication between Advanced Practitioners and doctors in Acute Hospital Care Paper submission at RCN Advanced Practitioner conference, London, November 2010