Nicola Harding

Teaching Fellow in Integrated Care
MSc, BSc(Hons) RGN
+44 (0)1483 684527
4 days- Tuesday to Friday



Various staff nurse and ward sister roles in acute care in various specialities including neurology, orthopaedics, thoracic surgery and medicine, gastro- intestinal and colorectal surgery, gynaecological surgery and ENT (1986-1998).

Specialist Palliative Care: between 1998 and 2013, working in Independent Hospices in various roles including Deputy Matron and Practice Development Co-ordinator.

Practice Educator (London and South East) for Marie Curie Cancer Care between 2010 and 2013, before joining the School of Health and Social Care as part-time Tutor in Long Term Conditions in 2013.

Research interests

Integrating complementary therapies into palliative care (MSc Dissertation: 'Nurses Opinions as to the Effect of Complementary Therapies on Quality of Life in Palliative Care')

Quality of life in progressive disease

Spirituality in end of life care

Emotional labour in caring (Palliative Nursing Diploma Dissertation: ' The Price of Professional Caring in Palliative Care').


Module team member:

  • Concepts of Caring
  • Nursing Practice Module 2
  • Care provision in Long Term Conditions

CPD modules in Long Term Conditions and Palliative Care