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Portrait of  Phil Holdich Phil Holdich

p.w.holdich@hud.ac.uk | 01484 473489



Biography

Diabetes Facilitator/Network Manager, Isle of Wight PCT (2001 – 2006); External Marker/Moderator, University of Warwick (2004-2006); Chair National Diabetes Facilitators Group (2005-2006); Diabetes Nurse Specialist, Leeds General Infirmary (1995-2001); Practitioner/Lecturer University of Leeds (1999-2001); District Nurse, Leeds Community and Mental Health NHS Trust (1990-1995)

Teaching Responsibilities

Pre-Registration Dip H.E. Nursing

Associate lecturer - HIN1041 Continuing care of the person with a Long Term Condition; HIN1043 Nursing Practice - Adult Year 2 (3) Primary Care; HIN1029 Health Policy and its impact on Service Delivery; HHN1008 Health Policies and Nursing Agendas within Integrated Services.

Post-Registration:

Module Leader – Certificate in Professional Studies (Diabetes) – 2 Modules HHN1247 Caring for the Person with Diabetes; HHN1248 The Context and Practice of Diabetes Care; MSc Diabetes currently under revision. Associate BSc Professional Studies Diabetes.

Contributions to

  • Medicines Management
  • Diabetes management in Mental Health and Learning Disabilities branches
  • Moving and Handling Training

Other responsibilities

Admissions Tutor, International Placements (Adult Nursing), Link Tutor Primary Care – NHS Kirklees, Diabetes Nurse Specialist (Hon contract) NHS Kirklees

Research & Scholarship

I am currently studying for a professional doctorate which will focus on health literacy in people with diabetes and risk communication strategies by healthcare professionals.

Implementing and evaluating individualised care-planning training workshops for primary care practice. Joint bid with NHS Kirklees PCT (HEA)

Evaluation of simulated clinical scenario using patients with diabetes for assessing consultation/assessment skills in a cohort of post-registration nursing students. University of Huddersfield.

Publications and Other Research Outputs

2014

Hemingway, S., Stephenson, J., Trotter, F., Clifton, A. and Holdich, P. (2014) ‘Increasing the health literacy of learning disability and mental health nurses in physical care skills: a pre and post-test evaluation of a workshop on diabetes careNurse Education in Practice . ISSN 1471-5953

2013

Hemingway, S., Trotter, F., Stephenson, J. and Holdich, P. (2013) ‘Diabetes: increasing the knowledge base of mental health nursesBritish journal of nursing , 22 (17), pp. 991-996. ISSN 0966-0461

2012

Holdich, P., Gillibrand, W. and Covill, C. (2012) ‘Diabetes in the South Asian communityJournal of Community Nursing , 26 (4), pp. 13-15. ISSN 0140-0908

Gillibrand, W. and Holdich, P. (2012) ‘Assessment of Retinopathy ’. In: Principles of Diabetes Care: evidence-based management for health professionals. London, UK: Quay Books. pp. 173-181. ISBN 9781856424325

Holdich, P (2012) ‘Person-centred planning ’. In: Principles of Diabetes Care: evidence-based management for health professionals. London, UK: Quay Books. pp. 59-72. ISBN 9781856424325

Gillibrand, W. and Holdich, P. (2012) ‘Supporting people with diabetes-related stress, anxiety and depression ’. In: Principles of Diabetes Care: evidence-based management for health professionals. London, UK: Quay Books. pp. 277-288. ISBN 9781856424325

Freeman, M., Gillibrand, W., Newton, V., Holdich, P. and Oldroyd, J. (2012) ‘Engaging in a new culture of innovative collaboration for diabetes service redesignDiabetic Medicine , 29 (S1), p. 123. ISSN 0742-3071

Roberts, P. and Holdich, P. (2012) ‘Fungal infections of the foot in people with diabetesJournal of Community Nursing , 26 (2), pp. 4-6. ISSN 0140-0908

Holdich, P., Freeman, M., Gillibrand, W., Newton, V. and Oldroyd, J. (2012) ‘Supporting a new culture of innovative collaboration for diabetes service redesign through a bespoke professional education programme for primary care practitionersDiabetic Medicine , 29 (S1), p. 94. ISSN 0742-3071

2010

Holdich, P (2010) ‘Identifying and managing potential dilemmas for nurse/researchers: conflicts between the role of nurse and researcherMalaysian Journal of Nursing , 2 (1), pp. 37-42.

Gillibrand, W. and Holdich, P. (2010) ‘Supporting people with diabetes related stress and depression Practice Nursing , 21 (7), pp. 362-365. ISSN 0964-9271

Gillibrand, W. and Holdich, P. (2010) ‘Assessment of retinopathyPractice Nursing , 21 (6), pp. 305-309. ISSN 0964-9271

2009

Gillibrand, W., Holdich, P. and Covill, C. (2009) ‘Managing type 2 diabetes: new policy and interventions British Journal of Community Nursing , 14 (7), pp. 285-291. ISSN 1462-4753

Gillibrand, W. and Holdich, P. (2009) ‘Evaluation of Workshops for Healthcare, Professional Training in Individualised Care Planning’. In: University of Huddersfield Research Festival, 23rd March - 2nd April 2009, University of Huddersfield , p. 54

Gillibrand, W., Holdich, P., Readman, S., Crewe, J. and Ackroyd, T. (2009) ‘Evaluation of workshops for healthcare professional training, in individualised care-planningDiabetic Medicine , 26 (s1), p. 185. ISSN 0742-3071

Gillibrand, W., Holdich, P., Readman, S., Crewe, J. and Ackroyd, T. (2009) ‘Evaluation of workshops for healthcare professional training, in individualised care-planning’. In: Diabetes UK Annual Professional Conference 2009, 11-13 March 2009, Glasgow, UK

Holdich, P. and Gillibrand, W. (2009) ‘Individualised care versus QoF standards’. In: New Clinical Solutions in Diabetes Care, Thursday 8th January 2009, Huddersfield, UK

Holdich, P (2009) ‘Patient centred care planningPractice Nursing , 20 (1), pp. 18-23. ISSN 0964-9271

2000

Holdich, P (2000) ‘Pilot study of a novel approach to education: the diabyte flyerJournal of Diabetes Nursing , 4 (4), pp. 116-119. ISSN 1368-1109

Research Degree Supervision

My main interests in research include evaluation of diabetes services and healthcare practitioner interactions with people with diabetes. I have an interest in patient safety in relation to medicines management and utilising problem based learning/simulation as a strategy for improving client/healthcare professional education in diabetes care. Other interests include:

  • Problem Based Learning
  • Health Professional Education in Diabetes Care
  • Health Literacy and Risk Communication
  • Medicines Management
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