Professor Kenneth Walsh
RPN, RGN, BNursUNE, PhDAdelaide
Professor of Nursing Practice Development.
Ken is the inaugural Professor of Nursing Practice Development. The position is a joint appointment between the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Indigenous Health and the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District. Ken is the Director of the Nursing Development and Research Unit situated on Level 8 of the Wollongong Hospital complex.
Evaluation research, organisation change, practice development and the nurse-patient relationship.
- Fellow of the Joanna Briggs Institute
- Visiting Professor, Department of Nursing and Applied Clinical Studies, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK
- Advisory Board Member, Joanna Briggs Institute International Advisory Board of Studies
- International Associate Board Member; Journal of Research in Nursing
- Deputy Chair Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences Research Committee
- Co-Chair, Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District Research Advisory Committee
- Walsh, K. Crisp, J and Moss, C. 2011. Psychodynamic perspectives on organisational change and their relevance to Transformational Practice Development. International Journal of Nursing Practice. 17(2): 205-212.
- Moss, C. Walsh, K. and Mitchell, J. 2010 Plotting care: A modelling technique for visioning nursing practice in current and future contexts. Contemporary Nurse. 35 (2): 188-201.
- Walsh, K. and Moss, C. 2010. Blending Practice Development Method with Social Science Research: an example of pushing new practice research boundaries. Journal of Research in Nursing 15(2): 117-134.
- Walsh, K. Jordan, Z. and Apolloni, L. 2009 The Problematic Art of Conversation: Communication and health practice evolution. Practice Development in Health Care, 8(3): 166-179
- Duke, J., McBride-Henry, K., Walsh, K. and Foureur, M. 2009 The expectations of two New Zealand Health Services of the Role of clinical chairs in Nursing and Midwifery, Contemporary Nurse, 31(2): 129-141.
- McCormack, B. Manley, K. and Walsh, K. Person-centred Systems and Processes. (Chapter 2). In Manley, K McCormack, B., and Wilson, V. (Eds) (2008). Practice Development in Nursing: International Perspectives. Blackwell, London.
- Moss, C., Walsh, K. and Jordan, Z. 2008. The Impact of Practice Development in an Emergency Department: A Pluralistic Evaluation, Practice Development in Health Care. 7(2):93-107
- Walsh, K & Moss, C 2007, 'Transitions in mental health', in M McAllister (ed), Solution focused nursing: re-thinking practice, Palgrave, London.
- Walsh, K, Moss, C, Lawless, J, McKelvie, R & Duncan, L 2008, 'Puzzling practice: a strategy for working with clinical practice issues, International Journal of Nursing Practice, vol. 14, pp. 94-100.
- King, S & Walsh, K 2007, '"I think PCA is great, but…" – surgical nurses' perceptions of patient controlled analgesia', International Journal of Nursing Practice, vol. 13, pp. 276-283.
- Brown, S, FitzGerald, M & Walsh, K 2007, 'Delirium dichotomy: a review of recent literature', Contemporary Nurse, vol. 26, pp. 238-247.
- Walsh, K. Duke, J. Foureur, M & MacDonald, L 2007, 'Designing an effective evaluation plan: a tool for understanding and planning evaluations for complex nursing contexts', Contemporary Nurse, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 136-146.
- Walsh, K 2007, 'On equilibrium: reflections on practice development and the philosophy of John Ralston Saul', Nursing Philosophy, vol. 8, pp. 201-209.
- Walsh, K & Moss, C 2007, 'Practice development in New Zealand: reflections on the influence of culture and context, Practice Development in Health Care, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 82-85.
UoW office: +61 2 4221 3472
Hospital office: +61 2 4253 4854
Mobile: +61 434 327 604
Monday – Thursday:
Nursing Development and Research Unit
The Academic Centre
Level 8, Wollongong Hospital
Loftus St, Wollongong
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Indigenous Health
University of Wollongong
Northfields Avenue, Wollongong