Dr Louise Hoyle

Senior Lecturer in Nursing

Health Sciences Stirling Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport University of Stirling E17 Pathfoot Building Stirling FK9 4LA

Dr Louise Hoyle

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About me

About me

I am a Lecturer of Nursing at The University of Stirling. I have a nursing degree with Honours from the University of Liverpool, which allowed me to qualify as a registered Adult Nurse in 2004. Post qualifying, I have practiced as a registered nurse within emergency medicine. I returned to academia in 2007 and undertook two MSc’s – one in applied social research and one in criminology before going on to complete a PhD at The University of Stirling in 2011. I have completed a postgraduate certificate in teaching & learning in higher education and I am a recognised teacher with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. My research interests include: workplace violence & aggression, the working conditions of nurses, the health and wellbeing of nursing workforce, and health reporting in the media. I have methodological expertise in qualitative methods, using a range of research designs including: thematic qualitative analysis secondary analysis of both qualitative data and media analysis.

Award

Scottish Crucible Leadership and Development Programme
Scottish Crucible

One of 30 future research leaders competitively selected three intensive two-day workshops

Professional membership

Registered Nurse (adult) with the Nursing and Midwifery Council
Nursing and Midwifery Council

Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Higher Education Academy

Professional qualification

SEDA accreditation: Learning Teaching and Assessing

SEDA accreditation: Supervising Postgraduate Research

Teacher (qualification) with the Nursing and Midwifery Council
Nursing and Midwifery Council
Recordable qualification of Teacher with the NMC

Research (1)

My research interest include: working conditions of the nursing workforce; health and wellbeing of the nursing workforce; health reporting in the media; street-level bureaucracy; integrated health and social care and health policy.'

I have a keen interest in research methods and have methodological expertise in qualitative methods, using a range of research designs including: thematic qualitative analysis, secondary analysis of qualitative data and media analysis.

Projects

Perspectives of older couples with a learning disability when one partner has dementia: identifying support needs of carer dyads.
PI: Professor Karen Watchman
Funded by: The Dunhill Medical Trust

Outputs (17)

Outputs

Article

Brown M, Hoyle L & Karatzias T (2016) The experiences of family carers in the delivery of invasive clinical interventions for young people with complex intellectual disabilities: policy disconnect or policy opportunity?. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 25 (3-4), pp. 534-542. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.13090

Teaching

Teaching

I have expertise in research-led teaching delivered across undergraduate and postgraduate programmes at home and internationally, specifically around research methods/evidence-based practice, clinical skills (including CPR training), academic argument/writing, and health & social care integration.

Teaching

Dissertation Supervisor - BSc Nursing Honours Programme
Dissertation Supervisor - BSc Nursing Honours Course (Module SHSU017)

Module Co-ordinator NURP001
Skills of Knowledge enquiry module on the MRes programme.

Module Co-ordinator SHSU033
Leading Excellence in Practice module on the BSc Undergraduate Nursing Programme (Adult and Mental Health)

NURP027 - Project Supervisor
Project Supervisor on NURP027 Research project module on the MSc Public Health