School of Health in Social Science

The 11th Elsie Stephenson Memorial Lecture

This year's lecture was given by Claire Goodman, whose research has explored the contribution of nursing to the support of frail older people living at home. Her work examines how nurses influence what can and cannot be achieved.

Avoiding Black Holes: Nursing and the Care of Older People and their Carers Living at Home

Thursday 20 March 2014, 7.00pm

Thursday 20 March 2014, 8.00pm

Professor Claire Goodman

The lecture series celebrates the work of Elsie Stephenson, the first Director of Nursing, established at the University of Edinburgh in 1956. The memorial lecture was founded by Nursing Studies in recognition of Elsie's visionary qualities, dynamism and her significant contribution to the development of the nursing profession on the world stage.

Claire Goodman is Professor of Health Care Research at the Centre for Research in Primary and Community Care, University of Hertfordshire. She is a graduate of nursing Studies at the University of Edinburgh.