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Natalie Farquharson

Research Assistant for Applied Professional Studies

Institute of Health & Society

Contact Details

email: n.farquharson@worc.ac.uk

tel: 01905 542596

I have a particular interest in neuro-rehabilitation and brain injury after having previous experience working as an Honorary Assistant Psychologist in a neuro-rehabilitation in-patient setting and working with brain injury clients in a charity funded service.

Qualifications

BSc with Honours in Human Psychology
Certificate in Personal and Professional Development
Member of the British Psychological Society

Teaching & Research

Teaching & Research

Research:

  • Non-medical prescribing
  • Access to paramedic science for BME groups
  • Learning adaptations of international students
  • Mental health and capacity
  • Sexual health
  • NHS evaluations
  • Effects of complimentary therapy in palliative care

 

Professional Bodies

Professional Bodies

Member of the British Psychological Society

Publications

Publications

Farquharson, N. (2015) Skills Enhancement in Rural Communities. University of Worcester’s Images of Research exhibition at The Hive, Worcester, UK, 4-10th December 2015

Perry, J., Bennett, C., Farquharson, N. (2015) The Ride to SERC: The Story and the Value. Oral presentation to Health Education West Midlands National Dissemination Event, Birmingham. 8th December 2015.

Farquharson, N., Bennett, C., Perry, J., Preece, E., Bradley, E., Preece, V., Emson, J., Dhir, S. (2015) Skills enhancement in rural communities (SERC): A realist evaluation – a health education West Midlands innovation programme. Networking for Education in Healthcare (NET) 2015 Conference. Cambridge, UK, 8 September.

Bennett, C., Farquharson, N., Preece, E. (2015). Sexual abstinence and young people: A subject worthy of consideration?. British Journal of School Nursing, 10(4), 176-180.

Bennett, C., Farquharson, N., Perry, J., & Preece, E., & Bradley, E. (2014). Skills Enhancement in Rural Communities (SERC): A Realist Evaluation of Phase One. Unpublished report for Health Education West Midlands. Available: http://wm.hee.nhs.uk/2015/02/06/phase-one-evaluation-report-for-the-skills-enhancement-in-rural-communities-serc-innovation-programme/

Bennett, C., Farquharson, N., Preece, E., & Bradley, E., (2015). A Realist Evaluation of the Pharmacist Independent Prescribing Programmes Delivered by Wolverhampton University, Aston University and the University of Worcester: Midway Report. Unpublished report for Health Education West Midlands.

Bennett, C., Farquharson, N., Preece, E., Bradley, E., & Perry, J. (2015). Skills Enhancement in Rural Communities (SERC): A Synthesis of Realist Evaluations for Phase One and Phase Two. An unpublished report for Health Education West Midlands.

Bennett, C., Preece, E., Farquharson, N., & Bradley, E. (2015). An Evaluation of the Impact of the RCN West Midlands’ Cultural Ambassadors Programme on the Disciplinary Experiences of Black and Ethnic Minority Staff: Interim Report. An unpublished report for the Royal College of Nursing.

Lillyman, S. & Farquharson, N. (2013) Self-care education models in primary care. British Journal of Community Nursing, 18(11), 556-560.

Farquharson, N. & Perry, J. (2013) Nurse non-medical prescribing in palliative care. [Online] People, Policy and Practice: Research Focus Conference. University of Worcester, Worcestershire, 23 October. Available from: http://www.worcester.ac.uk/documents/Research_Focus_Conference_abstracts_2013-people.pdf.

Farquharson, N. & Hardwick, S. (2013) What barriers to paramedic education exist for increasing diversity. West Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust: Occupational Development Conference. West Bromwich, UK, 19 September.

Lillyman, S., Bennett, C. & Farquharson, N. (2013) Laying down foundations for an international student journey. [Online] People, Policy and Practice: Research Focus Conference. University of Worcester, Worcestershire, 23 October. Available from: http://www.worcester.ac.uk/documents/Research_Focus_Conference_abstracts_2013-people.pdf.

Bennett, C., Farquharson, N. & Lillyman, S. (2013) Is abstinence a sexual health option for young people? [Online] People, Policy and Practice: Research Focus Conference. University of Worcester, Worcestershire, 23 October. Available from: http://www.worcester.ac.uk/documents/Research_Focus_Conference_abstracts_2013-people.pdf

 

External Responsibilities

External Responsibilities