Dr Daniel Nuzum


Daniel Nuzum is an adjunct lecturer in the Department alongside his work as a healthcare chaplain, Clinical Pastoral Education supervisor & educator with a specialist interest in perinatal care and pregnancy loss and bereavement care. Daniel received his PhD from University College Cork in 2016 where his thesis was ‘The spiritual and professional impact of stillbirth’. Daniel is an active member of the Pregnancy Loss Research Group at University College Cork. Daniel has published and presented on the areas of perinatal bereavement, communication, stillbirth and spiritual care.

Daniel’s research interests are in the area of care following stillbirth and neonatal bereavement, spirituality in specialist palliative care, pastoral education and healthcare ethics.

Daniel lectures on the undergraduate programme on whole person care and communication skills and on the MSc in Obstetrics & Gynaecology on bereavement care and communication skills.

Daniel contributed to the National Standards for Bereavement Care Following Pregnancy Loss and Perinatal Death and continues to serve on the website overview group for www.pregnancyandinfantloss.ie Daniel is also a member of the Chair Committee of the international GLANCE Network and Chair of the CUMH Bereavement Committee.



Dr Daniel Nuzum

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Healthcare Chaplain CUH/CUMH and Lecturer in Dept Obstetrics and Gynaecology UCC





Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

An Roinn Obstatraice agus Gínéiceolaíochta

Cork University Maternity Hospital, 5th Floor, Wilton, Cork, Ireland