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PhD, PGCEd, MSc, BSc Econ,


Chair- Faculty Research Programmes Committee
Research student QAA issues and the research student experience
Research student recruitment and admissions
Manage annual monitoring process for research students
Supervise research students
Contribution to research and scholarly activity


Parsons, G. Dolan, G. Todd, S. (2016) Using a Learning community to Manage Pain: A participatory Action Research Study. British Pain Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Harrogate ASM, 10-12th May.

Gill, P, Dolan, G (2015) Originality and the PhD: what is it and how can it be demonstrated? Nurse Researcher. 22, 6, 11-15

Tigwell, J. Lipp, A. Iredale, R. Gill, P. Dolan, G. Thornton, M. (2015) The lived experience of breast cancer survivors: returning to work and post treatment support NCRI Cancer Conference, Liverpool, 6-9th November.

Shaw, C. Logan, K. Dolan, G. et al. (2010) Self-Management in Women with Urinary Symptoms United Kingdom Continence Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Torquay, UK.

Longley M. Shaw C. Dolan G. (2007) Nursing towards 2015: Alternative Scenarios for Healthcare, Nursing and Nurse Education in the UK in 2015. London, Nursing and Midwifery Council. ISBN 978-1-84054-180-9.

Dolan G. (2007) Evaluation of the Fitness for Practice All Wales Initiative. Cardiff, Welsh Assembly Government.

Iredale, R. Dolan, G. McDonald, K. Kirk, M. (2004) Public Attitudes to Human Gene Therapy: A Pilot Study in Wales Community Genetics 6:139-146

Dolan. G. Iredale, R. Williams, W R, Ameen, J. (2004) Consumer use of the Internet for health information: a survey of primary care patients. International Journal of Consumer Studies 28 (2) 147-153.

Dolan, G. Fairbairn, G. Harris, S. (2004) Is our student portfolio valued? Nurse Education Today 24 (1) 4-13.

Dolan, G. (2003) Patients use of health‐related information from the internet International Journal of Consumer Studies 27(3):241 – 242.

Davis R.E. Dolan G. Thomas C. Atwell C. Mead D. Nehammer S. Moseley L. Edwards A. Elwyn G. (2003) Exploring doctor and patient views about risk communication and shared decision-making in the consultation. Health Expectations 6, 198-207.

Dolan G. (2003) Assessing student nurse clinical competency: will we ever get it right? Journal of Clinical Nursing 12: 132-141.

Lewith, G.T. Watkins, A.D. Hyland, M.E. Shaw, S. Broomfield, J.A. Dolan, G. Holgate S.T. (2002) Use of ultramolecular potencies of allergen to treat asthmatic people allergic to house dust mite: double blind randomised controlled clinical trial. BMJ; 324: 520.

Harris, S, Dolan, G, Fairbairn, G. (2001) Reflecting on the use of student portfolios Nurse Education Today 21, 278–286

Dolan, G. Broomfield, J. Lewith, G. Watkins, A. (1999) Operational and resource management of an RCT: some of the pitfalls and lessons learned. Journal of Clinical Nursing 8 (4):389-95

Dolan,G. Lewith, G. T (1999) The practice of complementary medicine outside the National Health Service The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 5(3):297-300.


Member of the British Healthcare Internet Association

Member of the Royal Society of Medicine Telemedicine and eHealth Forum


Member – Research Scrutiny Committee, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board (2008- present)
Member – Research Risk Review Committee, Cwm Taf university Health Board (2013- present)

Reviewer for a variety of journals, including the Journal of Advanced Nursing and Journal of Clinical Nursing, International Journal of Consumer Studies


QSR Nvivo, Research Methods and qualitative research


My personal research interests are in health information and the self-management of health, and health informatics. I am passionate about improving public involvement in developing and accessing health information. I also have an interest in pain management and am currently working on two projects investigating the use of self-management techniques. I have worked extensively in the area of nurse education. More generally, I have a keen interest in research methods. I am an expert in the use of NVivo software and a registered QSR trainer.


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