Degrees and professional qualifications
2010 Certificate in Psychodynamic Skills and Theory (Chichester Counselling Services)
2009 Certificate of Attendance Supervision Skills (British Association of Psychotherapy)
2008 Certificate of Attendance Emotions at Work Course (Lincoln Institute of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy)
2000 PhD Nursing (University of Manchester)
1992 Post Graduate Diploma in Education (University of Manchester)
1992 Registered Nurse Teacher (Royal College of Nursing)
1990 BSc Hons Sociology 2:1 (London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London)
1978 Registered Nurse (University College Hospital, London)
2013 to 2014 Professor of Nursing, University of York
2012 – 2013 Professor in Clinical Nursing Practice joint appointment with Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and University of Surrey
2010-2012 Reader in Nursing, Centre for Research in Nursing & Midwifery Education, Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences, University of Surrey
2008 – 2010 Senior Research Fellow (RA3) & Director, Centre for Research in Nursing & Midwifery Education, Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences, University of Surrey
2006 – 2008 Senior Research Fellow (RA3) & Deputy Director Centre for Research in Nursing & Midwifery Education, European Institute of Health & Medical Sciences (Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences), University of Surrey.
2004 – 2005 Research Fellow (RA2), European Institute of Health & Medical Sciences,
University of Surrey.
2002 – 2004 Research Fellow (RA1), European Institute of Health & Medical Sciences,
University of Surrey.
2000 – 2001 Senior Lecturer, Royal College of Nursing Development Centre, South Bank University. Programme Director and Module Leader, BSc Nursing. Module leader, MSc. BSc and MSc research dissertation supervisor.
1996 - 2000 Lecturer, Royal College of Nursing Institute. Programme Director, Diploma in Fertility Nursing. Programme Director, BSc Nursing. Module Leader BSc Nursing. Module leader, MSc Nursing. BSc and MSc research dissertation supervision.
Callwood, Alison and Cooke, Debbie and Bolger, Sarah and Lemanska, Agnieszka and Allan, Helen T. (2018) The reliability and validity of multiple mini interviews (MMIs) in values based recruitment to nursing, midwifery and paramedic practice: Findings from an evaluation study. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 77 . pp. 138-144. ISSN 0020-7489 (Published online first)
Callwood, Alison and Bolger, Sarah and Allan, Helen T. (2017) The ‘values journey’ of nursing and midwifery students selected using multiple mini interviews; Year One findings. Journal of Advanced Nursing . ISSN 0309-2402 (Accepted/In press)
Smith, G. D. and Gelling, L. and Haigh, C. and Barnason, S. and Allan, Helen T. and Jackson, D. (2017) The position of reporting guidelines in qualitative nursing research. Journal of Clinical Nursing . ISSN 0962-1067 (Accepted/In press)
Smith, G. and Gelling, L. and Haigh, C. and Barnason, S. and Allan, Helen T. and Penny, K. and Jackson, D. (2017) Transparency in the reporting of nursing research. Journal of Clinical Nursing . ISSN 0962-1067 (Accepted/In press)
Taghavi, Seyed-Abdolvahab and Bazarganipour, Fatemah and Allan, Helen T. and Khashavi, Zahra and Reisi, Nasrin and Dosha, Nadiyeh and Aghili, Fatemah and Keramati, Mohadeseh and Zahedi, Sedigheh and Aji-Ramkani, Amireh (2017) Pelvic floor dysfunction and polycystic ovary syndrome. Human Fertility, 20 (4). pp. 262-267. ISSN 1464-7273
2014 - A pilot study into the roles of nurses serving on clinical commissioning groups (CCGs). £8000 knowledge transfer money Middlesex University.
2013 – 2014 - Readiness to Care study. (PI) Professor Kate Galvin, Carole Wright, University of Hull, Helena Johnson York St John University, Karen Splisbury University of York, Helen Allan University of York. £64, 157. The Yorks & Humber LETB funds this work.
2011 – 2014 - AaRK project (Academic award and Recontextualising Knowledge) with Institute of Education, the University of Salford, Ashford St Peter's Hospital NHS Trust (ASPH) and the Hope Hospital NHS Trust, Salford. £262,149. This project will contribute to national and local NHS workforce priorities. This project is held at University of Surrey subsequent to my move to University of York.
Improving the patient experience and productivity in clinical micro systems: a mixed methods study of nurse – Healthcare support worker delegation
Professor Helen Allan and Dr Carin Magnusson NETNEP2014 - NetNEP Presentation [PDF]
Nursing Standard: Put safety first when delegating your work [PDF]
2011 – 2014 - RESPONSE project (Responding to care concerns) with Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS (RSCH) and University of Wales, Swansea. £184,717. This project is supported by the SHA and we are collaborating with the SHA lead for the Excellence in Care Programme around complaints data management. This project is held at University of Surrey subsequent to my move to University of York.
Membership of professional societies
1978 Royal College of Nursing
1992 British Sociological Association
1996 British Fertility Society
National and international roles
2014 European Academy of Nursing Scientists Doctoral Summer School. Invited lecturer, research methods.
2014 University of Turku, Finland. Invited speaker Doctoral training programme, research methods in nursing education.
2013 Invited member of Scientific Committee International Research Conference, NET NEP Noordwijkerhout, Netherlands. June 2014.
2012 Invited NIHR Mentor Clinical Academic Careers for nurses, midwives & allied health professionals.
2011 RCN Research Society's invited education research representative on the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Education workforce programme.
2011 Invited member of Scientific Committee International Research Conference, NET NEP Baltimore, USA. June 2012.
2010 Academic collaboration with University of Taiwan, Prof Jane Lu.
2009 National Mentor, Academy of Research in Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting.
2008 – 2011 Editor, Journal of Infertility Counselling.
2007 President of the Association of Psychosexual Nurses.
2007 Fellow of European Academy of Nursing Scientists.
2007 Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
2007 – 2010 Elected Committee Member British Infertility Counselling Association (BICA) and BICA representative to British Fertility Society.
2007 – 2010 Member of Editorial Board, Journal of Human Fertility.
2007 I review for the Department of Health, NIHR.
2005 I review for key peer reviewed journals with high impact factors (IF) in the field: Journal of Advanced Nursing; Journal of Clinical Nursing; International Journal Nursing Studies; Nurse Education Today; Health; Patient Counselling and Information; Sociology of Health & Illness.