PhD Psychology, 2020, Middlesex University, London UK
MSc in Nursing, 1995, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
BSc in Nursing, 1994, University of West Attica, Athens, Greece
PG Diploma in Nursing Education, 2000, South Bank University, London, UK
SFHEA, 2020, Fellowship Reference: PR 233663, Higher Education Academy, London, UK
Greek and French
As an expert resource for all staff in the faculty in relation to clinical skills development and research skills. I design and liaise with teachers and managers and other key stakeholders to ensure learning and assessment strategies relating to clinical development and provision is fit for purpose and fir for the future. I recently written a book on physical examination and diagnostic skills for health care professionals and good practice.
I also lead, support and advise teams in practice learning in relation to student placements and practice education with specific focus on undergraduate nursing and the development of scientific knowledge for finalist students.
2001 - present: Teach at level 6, 7 & 8
Research Methods – Mixed Methods & Statistics
Physical assessment & Diagnostic skills
Scientific Principles & Clinical Science
Simulation in clinical skills labs and online platforms
Practice preparation and assessment in clinical practice (placement areas)
Communication and leadership skills
Leliopoulou C. and Holman L. (2023) Nursing Physical Examination and Diagnostic Skills, Sage (in press)
Articles (by topic)
Evidence based clinical practice & assessment
Leliopoulou C., Wilson K., Markey K., and Rawnsley A. (2007) Evaluation of the practice assessment tool used to assess clinical practice in the pre-qualifying and undergraduate nursing programme, Journal of Health, Social and Environmental Issues 8:1:33-40
Leliopoulou C., Waterman H. and Chakrabarty S. (1999) Nurses’ failure to appreciate the risks of infection due to needle stick accidents: a hospital-based survey, Journal of Hospital Infection, p53-59, volume 42, Number 1, May.
Nurses emotionality, affective wellbeing & communication
Leliopoulou, C. Stroumpouki, T. Collins, L. (2023) Does it matter how I feel? An explorative study on nurses’ perceptions and opinions of their mental health and wellbeing at work, Journal of International Nursing Studies (Pending)
Wilkinson S., Fellowes D., Leliopoulou C. (2005) Does truth telling influence psychological distress of palliative patients? European Journal of Palliative Care 12:3:124-126.
Wilkinson, S., Fellowes, D. and Leliopoulou, C., (2005) Dire la vérité aux patients:l'impact psychologique. European journal of palliative care, 13(2), pp.124-126.
Fellowes D., Wilkinson S.M., Leliopoulou C., Moore P. (2003) Communication skills training for healthcare professionals working with cancer patients, their families and/or carers: A systematic review. Published on the Cochrane Collaboration website - http://www.cochrane.org/cochrane/revabstr/ab003751.htm
Wilkinson, S.M., Fellowes, D., Leliopoulou, C. and Moore, P., (2003) Communication skills training for health care professionals working with cancer patients, their families and/or carers. A Cochrane database systematic review, Psycho-Oncology, Vol. 12, No. 6, pp. 639-640.
Wilkinson S., Leliopoulou C., Gambles M. and Roberts A. (2003) Can intensive three-day programmes improve nurses’ communication skills in cancer care? Psycho-oncology 12:8:747-759.
Wilkinson, S.M., Fellowes, D. and Leliopoulou, C., (2002) Does telling the truth about diagnosis and prognosis affect patients' psychological distress? A systematic review registered with the York Centre for Research & Dissemination database, Psycho-Oncology Vol. 11, No. 6, pp. 558-568
M Gambles, C Leliopoulou, A Roberts, SM Wilkinson (2001) The long and short of communication skills training: A qualitative evaluation and comparison of participant perceptions of two approaches to communication skill training, European Journal of Cancer, 37 P:S410-S410, Journal ISSN :0959-8049, DOI: 10.1016/S0959-8049(01)81961-4
Wilkinson, S.M., Leliopoulou, C., Gambles, M. and Roberts, A., 2001. The long and short of it: A comparison of two approaches to teaching communication skills, European Journal of Cancer, (37), p.S409.
Farsides, C, Higginson, I, Monroe, B, Wilkinson, S, Leliopoulou, C, Costantini, M, Toscani, F, Batiste, XG and Zylicz, B (2001), Living without principles, European Journal of Palliative care
C Farsides, I Higginson, B Monroe, S Wilkinson, Leliopoulou, C, Costantini, M, Toscani, F, Batiste, XG and Zylicz, B (2001) Conducting theory with an eye to practice, European Journal of Palliative Care
Keynote/opening/plenary/conference paper presentations
Presented the paper on: Trait-emotional intelligence: a strategy for managing stress and wellbeing for nurses at work, Chrysi Leliopoulou, Dr Tracey Cockerton and Prof Michael Traynor, at Sigma Theta Tau International Honour Society of Nursing, 4th European Conference: Leading nursing in times of change: Education, Research and Practice, 4th-6th June, Cambridge, UK 2018.
Presented the paper on: Trait-Emotional Intelligence: A Strategy for Managing Nurses’ Affective Wellbeing at Work, Chrysi Leliopoulou, at The 14th Biannual Conference of the European Association of Psychological Assessment, July 5-8 2017, Lisbon, Portugal.
Passivity and Jouissance: Analysis of two focus group studies with nurses in England & Australia, M. Traynor, A. Evans, C. Leliopoulou, RCN International Nursing Research Conference, 23-25 April 2012, London, UK.
Masochism in nursing: Ethics from Lacanian and Zizek at 4th International In Sickness & In Health conference, M Traynor, AM Evans and C Leliopoulou, May 2 - 4, 2011 Odense, Denmark
Presented paper on: What are the views of student nurses, their mentors and nurse lecturers about the practice assessment tool (PAT) used in clinical areas? C Leliopoulou, K Wilson, K Markey, A Rawnsley.NET2004 Conference in Education in Health Care, September 7-9, 2004, University of Durham, UK.
Presented the paper on: Does telling the truth about diagnosis and prognosis affect patient psychological distress? A systematic review, C. Leliopoulou, SM Wilkinson, D Fellowes, , ECCO 11- the European Cancer Conference, Oct 21-25 2001, Lisbon, Portugal.
Presented the paper on: Communication issues for Nurses: What’s new on the agenda in the 21st Century? C. Leliopoulou, SM Wilkinson, ECCO 11- the European Cancer Conference, Oct 21-25 2001, Lisbon, Portugal.
“Practical Magic” authored by Stephen Lankton published in 2008 by Crown House in the UK.
“7 Steps to Emotional Intelligence” authored by Patrick Merlevede, Denis Bridoux and Rudy Vandamme in 2009 published by Crown House in the UK.View more publications
Current Funded Project:
PI, £5,000 “Learning from Labour”, 2021-23, funding awarded by the Centre of Academic Practice Enhancement, (https://www.intra.mdx.ac.uk/about-us/services/centre-for-academic-practice-enhancement/enhancing-education-awards-eeas-202122-academic-year/enhancing-education-awards-winners).