Dr Helen Bellchambers
|Work Phone||(02) 4921 5939|
|Fax||(02) 4921 6301|
School of Nursing and Midwifery
The University of Newcastle, Australia
|Office||RW1:20 Richardson W, Richardson Wing|
Dr Helen Bellchambers is a Senior Lecturer and First Year Experience Coordinator in the School of Nursing and Midwifery. Following a career as research assistant in the SoNM, Helen completed her Masters and PhD which both focused on quality medication practices by nurses. Her clinical expertise has been predominantly older person nursing, but she is now exploring ways to improve the first year experience, including academic, clinical and social experiences of nursing students.
- PhD, University of Newcastle, 2006
- Bachelor of Nursing, Monash University
- Master of Nursing, University of Newcastle, 2000
- first year experience
- older person nursing
- patient safety
- quality use of medications
Dr Bellchambers has experience in qualitative and quantitative research methodologies; including mixed methods, action research , case study and evaluation approaches.
Fields of Research