SEEK: Salford Environment for Expertise and Knowledge
Ms Karen Holland
Ms Karen Holland
postal addressMary Seacole Building , Frederick Road Campus, University of Salford , Salford, M66PU.
telephone0161 2952765
Key Memberships
Associate Dean (Research & Innovation): Faculty of Health & Social Care
From August 1996 to July 2006.
From January 2008 to December 2008.
Member of School: School of Health & Society
From September 2011 to present.
From August 1996 to September 2011.
Full Member of Research Institute: Institute for Health & Social Care Research (IHSCR)
From January 2001 to May 2009.
Full Member of Research Centre: Centre for Nursing & Midwifery Research
From January 2001 to May 2009.
From August 1996 to August 2015.
Profile Summary



Biography –Karen Holland
Karen  is Editor of an international nurse education journal Nurse Education in Practice ( An Elsevier publication) and is author of  three published books( one translated into Japanese ). She is currently Series Editor of a new series of books for Oxford University Press and is undertaking a similar role for Elsevier ,in addition to co-authoring one of the books in the series. She has a specific research interest in partnership working, practice development and curriculum innovations and has undertaken and led a number of research projects and development work in these fields . She is totally committed to ensuring the quality of the student learning experience and to ensuring that nursing education has a rigorous evidence- base.
She is a member of the international Content Selection & Advisory Board ( CSAB ) for SCOPUS ( Elsevier ) where she is one of the 14 Subject Chairs .(Nursing/ Health Professions ). This role involves evaluation of all journals submitted to the subject field for inclusion in the SCOPUS database.
Key Qualifications
Key Projects
Partnership Working & Social Marketing (SDF - H19)
Northumbria University, 1,472.90.
Investigator: K Holland (100%).
The Role of Partnerships (SDF - H11)
Northumbria University, 68,225.12.
Investigators: T Warne (50%), K Holland (50%).
Evaluation of the organisation and delivery of patient-centred care in acute wards
Bolton Hospitals NHS Trust, 25,000.00.
Investigators: P Ormandy (50%), C Haigh (25%), K Holland (25%).
Key Publications
Authored Books
Refereed Journal Articles
Other Journal Articles
Book Sections
Edited Books
Guest Editorials in Journals
Key Presence
External Examiner Duties

2004- 2008 External Examner for MSC Advanced Practice ,University of Dundee


2004-2008 External Examiner for Shortened programme for Graduates ( Post graduate Diploma in Nursing ) pre-registration Adult Nursing , University of Dundee and NHS Education for Scotland