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

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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