Staff Profile


Dr Ann Price

Principal Lecturer

School: School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work

Campus: Canterbury Main Campus

Tel: 01227 922608

Profile summary

I have many years experience as an Adult Nurse with speciality in intensive and critical care practice.  I worked as a lecturer practitioner at Kings College Univeristy and was a Senior Sister on a surgical High Dependency before joining Canterbury Christ Church University in 2008.

I am currently the Principal Lecturer and Academic Group Lead (AGL) for a group of staff.  I have experience in Practice Development and I am keen to develop research strands that embrace practice.  I teach on a range of acute and complex health care modules at degree and Masters level.

I have interestes in critical care nursing, spirituality, ICU sustainablity and caring/person centred practice.  I completed my Doctorate in Education around student nurses learning of spiritual care.

Research and knowledge exchange

I am involved in a Family Engagement in ICU with international colleagues, which is supported by the International Family Nursing Association, looking at how staff engage with families during a relatives ICU stay.

I am involved in the GREEN-ICU project that is exploring sustainability and environmental issues in critical care practice.

Other particularly research interests I have are exploring students personal learning environments, and learning activities involving social media.

My Doctorate in Education explored student nurses experiences of learning about spiritual care.  

I currently supervise a number of students undertaking their Masters dissertations related to acute care practice and PhD student.  

Teaching and subject expertise

  I am a member of the Britiish Association of Critical Care Nurses (formerly on the National Board member)

I am Associate Editor for the Journal 'Intensive and Critical Care Nursing' which is an impact rated international journal.  I am a peer reviewer for the journals 'Nursing in Critical Care' and 'Intensive and Critical Care Nursing'.  I have co-edited the book 'Ward based Critical Care: a guide for health professionals' which was updated in 2016.

My interest in critical care nursing means that I teach and contribute to a range of pre and post registration activities. I am particularly involved in the MSc Nursing course teaching research methods and literature review methodology.

External activities

I am member of the British Association of Critical Care Nurses (BACCN) and International Family Nuring Associatiion (IFNA).   I have presented at education and critical care conferences. I am an external examiner for University of Ulster.

I am a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and maintain NMC nursing registration.

Publications and research outputs

Naef, R., Brysiewicz, P., McAndrew, N. S., Beierwaltes, P., Chiang, V., Clisbee, D., De Beer, J., Honda, J., Kakazu, S., Nagl-Cupal, M., Price, A.M., Richardson, S., Richardson, A., Tehan, T., Barnard-Towell, A., & Eggenberger, S. (2021). ICU nurse-family engagement from a global perspective: A qualitative multi-site exploration. Intensive and Critical Care Nursing. (open access)

 Price, A.M. (2021) ‘Ethics in Critical Care research: scratching the surface.  (Editorial) Intensive and Critical Care Nursing. 64: 103013

Chen, M.; Price, A.M.(2020) ‘Comparing undergraduate student nurses understanding of sustainability in two countries: a mixed method studyNurse Education Today (88) [online}

Further publications are listed on the repository link


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