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PhD Students

Laura Oldacres

Laura graduated from University College Cork with a BSc in General Nursing in 2022 and has clinical experience working primarily in the acute setting. She has a keen interest in improving nurse retention rates and enriching both nurse and patient experience within the Irish healthcare system. Laura is undertaking a funded PhD in the School of Nursing & Midwifery. The primary focus of this research is the long-term impact of the Safe Staffing and Skill Mix Framework in the acute setting.

School of Nursing and Midwifery Research Group

Programme of Research into Safe Nurse Staffing and Skill-Mix