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Mrs Christine Wall

Mrs Christine Wall

Telephone: 0151 231 4083


Dr Christine Wall started her nursing career in 1976 and completed her Registered Nurse Training in Adult Care in 1979. She then undertook the ENB100 Intensive Care Course and worked as a qualified nurse on Intensive Care for two years. Following on from this Christine worked as Ward Manager on a Gastro Enterology ward until 1985 when her career turned towards Nurse Education when she became a qualified Nurse Teacher. In 1991 she achieved a B.Ed (First Class Hons) Degree and successfully completed her M.Phil in 1998. Furthermore she was awarded a PhD for her Thesis titled “The experiences of patients and partners during the period leading up to the diagnosis of Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma” in 2008. Christine's interest in cancer care has continued and she has undertaken several research investigations into the patient experience following a diagnosis of cancer including colorectal and prostate cancer and patient perceptions of quality of cancer care. She has an interest in all aspects of nurse education and currently facilitates nursing students using the scenario based learning approach. Her current research is exploring the learning experience of students undertaking this approach. She also teaches research methods modules and supervises students during dissertations and PhDs. She has a particular interest in research Ethics and represents the Faculty on the University Research Ethics Panel and Chairs the school based Research Ethics Panel. Over recent years Christine has been awarded 2 Learning and Teaching awards from LJMU in recognition of her impact on the student learning experience



Appleton L, Poole HM, wall C. 2015. Being in safe hands: Patient perceptions of quality at the Clatterbridge Cancer Centre Being in safe hands: Patient perceptions of quality at the Clatterbridge Cancer Centre

Journal article

Appleton L, Goodlad S, Irvine F, Poole HM, Wall C. 2013. Patients' experiences of living beyond colorectal cancer: A qualitative study European Journal of Oncology Nursing (EJON), >DOI

Wall C, Glenn S, Poole H. 2011. Experiences prior to diagnosis of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: A phenomenological study Journal of Advanced Nursing,

Wall CT, Wall CT, Glenn S, Poole H. 2011. Experiences Prior to the diagnosis of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma: A phenomenological study Journal of Advanced Nursing, 67 :2363-2372 >DOI

Wall CT, Wall C, Glenn S, Mitchinson S, Poole H. 2004. Using a reflective diary to develop bracketing skills during a phenomenological investigation. Nurse Researcher, 11 :20-29

Appleton L, Poole HM, Wall C. Being in safe hands: patients’ perceptions of how cancer services may support psychological well-being Journal of Advanced Nursing, 7 :1531-1543 >DOI

Wall CT. The Impact of Prostate Cancer on mens' everyday life European Journal of Cancer Care, >DOI

Conference publication

Appleton L, Poole HM, Wall C. Being in safe hands: what’s important to patients attending a regional cancer centre? The European Health Psychologist: Bulletin of the European Health Psychology Society, European Health Psychology Society and British Psychological Society Division of Health Psychology Conference 2016 18

Engagement & Impact

Conference presentation:

What matters to patients attending a regional cancer centre: A qualitative study, Festival of Research, Titanic Hotel Liverpool, Oral presentation 21/06/2016


Teaching and learning Award for team involvement in scenario in a day within Nursing, Liverpool John Moores University

Learning and Teaching Award for recognition of distinction in teaching, Liverpool John Moores University

External collaboration:

Clatterbridge Centre for Cancer Care, Christine Wall and Lynda Appletor

Clatterbridge Cancer Care NHS Foundation Trust, Lynda Appleton Research Nurse undertaking research study titled "A qualitative study to explore how patients attending The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre define service quality"

Liverpool University Clatterbridge, LJMU undertaking qualitative research study into patient experiences following prostate cancer


For introducing research informed teaching into the curriculum, LJMU

Fellowship for introducing poroblem based learning into nursing curriculum, LJMU

teaching fellowship awarded for introduction of problem based learning into nursing modules, LJMU

Other invited event:

Merseyside and Cheshire Cancer Network (nursing Research group), Clatterbridge, Ongoing meetings to discuss progress with Prostate study

Other Professional Activity:

Recognition as HEA Fellow 2012

Participated IN HEA Quality Review as a nominated team member to answer questions from the QAA panel

Teaching qualification:

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