International Conference: "Enhancing Continuity of Care Through the Science and Art in Nursing and Midwifery"
October 7- 8, 2022

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Professor Dr. Wilfred McSherry,

Professor in Nursing
Department of Nursing, School of Health and Social Care, Staffordshire University, United Kingdom

Wilfred McSherry: is a Professor in Nursing working in a joint appointment between Department of Nursing, School of Health and Social Care, Staffordshire University and the University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust United Kingdom and part-time Professor at VID University College, Bergen/Oslo Norway.
Wilf has had a career in nursing working as a Registered Nurse primarily within Acute Hospital Care with a focus upon care of the older person and end of life care. His interest in the spiritual dimension developed alongside a realization that this aspect of care was neglected and forgotten by some healthcare professionals. He has published extensively in this field with several books and many articles addressing different aspects of the spiritual dimension. In 2010 Wilf led on a piece of work for the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) exploring members perceptions of spirituality.
Wilf is a founding and executive member of the International Network for the Study of Spirituality (Formerly British Association for The Study of Spirituality) https://spiritualitystudiesnetwork.org and a Principal Fellow of The Higher Education Academy. In 2012 he was made a Fellow of the Royal College of Nursing for his unique contribution to nursing in the areas of spirituality and dignity. Wilf co-led a European project titled Enhancing Nurses Competence in Providing Spiritual Care through Innovation Education and Compassionate Care (EPICC) website: http://epicc-network.org and is a member of the EPICC Network Steering Group.