Dr Calvin Moorley

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Senior Lecturer

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    020 7815 4704
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    Health and Social Care / Adult Nursing and Midwifery

Dr Moorley is a Senior Lecturer in adult nursing and has an academic background in public health and health promotion. He is a registered nurse (Adult) and practices in intensive care therapy.

His research focuses on the interplay of gender, culture ethnicity and health. He is also holder of the Mary Seacole Award for Leadership in Nursing.

Dr Moorley teaches on a range of modules across the adult nursing curriculum

Dr Moorley's research focuses on the interplay of gender, culture ethnicity and health. His most recent work focuses on life after stroke among black and ethnic minority groups. 

Dr Moorley has a keen interest in later life and health promotion provisions in inner cities. He is Associate Editor for Evidence Base Nursing and reviews for the Journal of Clinical Nursing, Journal of Research in Nursing, and Nursing Older People. He additionally supervises undergraduate and post graduate research students.

Most recent publications

Ocho, O and Lootawan, K A and Moorley, CR Fathers’ presence in the birth room – implications for professional practice in the Caribbean. Contemporary Nurse, 54. 617-629. DOI 10.1080/10376178.2018.1552524

Bardi, J and Moorley, CR Improving the physical health assessment of people with serious mental illness. Primary Health Care, 26. 28-33. DOI 10.7748/phc.2016.e1149

Thompson, T and Barratt, J and Moorley, CR A comparative study focusing on the clinical decision making processes of nurse practitioners versus medical doctors using scenarios within a secondary care environment. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 73. 1097-1110. DOI 10.1111/jan.13206

Moorley, CR and Nevillie, S and Johnson, J Being Responsive: Promoting LGBTI Health and Well-being.. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 25. 3413-3414. DOI 10.1111/jocn.13596

Nevillie, S and Adams, J and Moorley, CR and Jackson, D The condom imperative in anal sex – one size may not fit all: A qualitative descriptive study of men who have sex with men (MSM).. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 25. 3589-3596. DOI 10.1111/jocn.13507

Moorley, CR First year nursing students’ experiences of social media during the transition to university: a focus group study. Contemporary Nurse, DOI 10.1080/10376178.2016.1205458

Moorley, CR and Cahill, S and Corcoran, N Stroke among African-Caribbean women: lay beliefs of risks and causes.. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 25. 403 - 411. DOI 10.1111/jocn.13061

Moorley, CR and Corcoran, N Editorial: Defining, profiling and locating older people: an inner city Afro-Caribbean experience. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 23. 2083 - 2085. DOI 10.1111/jocn.12487

More publications at LSBU Research Open

Dr Moorley is a member of the Nursing and Midwifery Council and a fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Dr Moorley is linked to Barts Health and has clinical visits at Whipps Cross Hopsital. He also regularly acts as an external panel member for various high education institutions.

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