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Claire Job

Mrs Claire Job

Senior Lecturer: Adult Nursing

School of Healthcare Sciences


I have 20 years’ clinical experience, working in the field of cancer and palliative care, which shapes my unique contribution to the School of Healthcare Sciences. I currently lead on Cancer and Palliative Care education both at undergraduate and post-graduate levels. I am Module Lead for the MSc Understanding Cancer module, and the post-registration level 6, End of Life Care module.

22/23 RCBC FiR fellowship award.

Winner Cardiff University Celebrating Excellence Awards 2022: Excellence in Teaching and Scholarship category. Celebrating Excellence Awards 2022 - finalists and winners - Intranet - Cardiff University


Public and Patient Involvement (PPI) in teaching and learning

Socioeconomic status and impact on healthcare quality and safety

Symptom control in Palliative and End of Life Care

Research methods - Qualitative and Quantitative














21/22 RCBC First into Research (FiR) Fellowship award - Project title: Healthcare Professional decision making and implicit bias of patients with low socioeconomic status: A systematic scoping review of inequalities in care quality and safety for people with lower socioeconomic status.

Job, Claire, Adenipekun, Bami, Cleves, Anne  and Samuriwo, Ray 2022. Health professional's implicit bias of adult patients with low socioeconomic status (SES) and its effects on clinical decision-making: a scoping review protocol. BMJ Open 12 (12) , e059837. 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-059837

Anstey, Sally, Hale, Rachel, Ryan, Jane, Tyler, Helen, Girt, Eleri, Radley, Lesley, Nathan, Martina, Job, Claire, Chivers, Erica, Cleves, Anne, Tish, Sam and Gould, Dinah 2019. Giving primacy to the voices of people affected by cancer (PABC) in shaping educational innovations - An exploratory qualitative study. Cancer Reports 2 (5) e1189. 10.1002/cnr2.1189

Anstey, Sally , Job, Claire Girt, Eleri, Nathan, Martina, Tish, Sam Life After Cancer – eCancer (2018) a global resource for healthcare professionals and patients. Watch here: Life After Cancer: What is Cancer?. Video - ecancer Patient

Samuriwo, Raymond, Candida, Lovell-Smith, Anstey, Sally, Job, Claire and Hopkinson, Jane 2020. Nurses' decision-making about cancer patients end of life skin care in Wales: an exploratory mixed method vignette study protocolBMJ Open 10 (7). e034938. 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-034938

Job, Claire, Anstey, Sally and Hopkinson, Jane B. 2016a. Learning from the experiences of cancer patients and their carersCancer Nursing Practice 15 (4) , pp. 14-20. 10.7748/cnp.15.4.14.s18


I am actively involved in teaching, supervising and supporting undergraduate, post–registration and postgraduate students.  My specialist subjects are Palliative & End of Life Care, Cancer Care and Person-Centred Care. I have a special interest in patient stories and their contribution to health professionals learning.

Winner Cardiff University Celebrating Excellence Awards 2022: Excellence in Teaching and Scholarship category. Celebrating Excellence Awards 2022 - finalists and winners - Intranet - Cardiff University

Pedagogical Exploration of Patient Stories

Job, Claire, Wong, Ken Yan and Anstey, Sally 2017. Patients' stories in healthcare curricula: creating a reflective environment for the development of practice and professional knowledge. Journal of Further and Higher Education 43 (5) , pp. 722-728.

Wong, Ken Yan, Job, Claire and Anstey, Sally 2019. Patients’ stories in healthcare curricula: Learning the art of healthcare practice with patients. Journal of Further and Higher Education 44 (6) , pp. 729-738


I registered as a nurse in 1995 at Swansea and worked in Oncology for a number of years before specialising in End of Life Care. I worked as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Palliative Care for 15 years in both the hospital and community settings. I joined Cardiff University in 2015 and teaching across undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. I am an independent prescriber and contribute to teaching about prescribing in Palliative Care to the Non-Medical Prescribing Programme.