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Mr David Garbutt
Mr David Garbutt
postal addressMary Seacole Building Room MS212.
Key Memberships
Member of School: School of Health & Society
From September 2011 to present.
From November 2009 to September 2011.
From November 2009 to August 2015.
Profile Summary

David Garbutt is a Lecturer in Long Term Conditions and End of Life Care. He is also year lead for the second year of the undegraduate degree programme in nursing. David has a 20 year clinical background in cancer, hospice and palliative care nursing as a Lead Cancer Nurse, Macmillan Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Specialist and End of Life Care Education Faciliator across Manchester and Bolton. His main interests are around the facilitation of learning of healthcare professionals when caring for dying patients and those close to them. His Masters degree explored the role of the humanities in healthcare and his teaching approach reflects the use of the arts and humanities in nursing education. David is a nationally accreditted Advanced Communication Skills Trainer with the National Cancer Action Team Connected Programme. His research interests include the impact and effectiveness of healthcare interventions on the experience of dying for individuals and their families.


Key Presence
Conference Presentations
EndoLSim is an innovative method for teaching end of life care (EoLC) through high-fidelity simulation Care scenario during the final stages of life and facilitates the exploration of the issues that can arise around communicatio... more >>.

Raising awareness of dignity in care at the end of life

Offering choice and respecting the decisons made by older people

Engaging with patients and their families in palliative care

Providing dignity in ... more >>.