Claire Ford


Research interests

Claire is involved in several research projects. Her PhD study examined perioperative care and pain planning using both qualitative and quantitative data collection methods and was underpinned by a critical ethnographic methodology. She is also involved in research projects, which explore the use of technology-enhanced learning and virtual reality to augment undergraduate students learning experiences of clinical skills.



Organisational affiliations

Education/Academic qualification

  • PhD, Philosophy, Northumbria University

    ‘Myth or reality?’ Preoperative pain planning and management: A critical ethnographic examination and exploration of day surgery preoperative practices

  • PGDip, Midwifery, Northumbria University

    Passed with Distinction

    25 Jun 2012 - 31 Dec 2099
  • BSc (Hons), Nursing Studies, Northumbria University

    Past with first class honours

    2 Sep 2009 - 31 Dec 2099

Professional Qualifications

  • Nurse, Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)

    7 Sep 2009 - 30 Sep 2019