My job

‘Be curious about people and always show compassion’

Research director Professor Tanya McCance on embedding person-centred care in practice across different settings.

Research director Professor Tanya McCance on embedding person-centred care in practice across different settings.

What is your job?

Research director at the institute of nursing and health research, Ulster University. I provide strategic leadership to ensure our research is of the highest quality, and makes an impact across health and social care.

Why did you become a nurse?

I wanted to be a nurse and care for people at their most vulnerable for as long as I can remember. As a nurse, I have had a fabulous career and often give thanks for having a job I love.

Where did you train?

I am a graduate nurse and undertook my bachelor of nursing degree at the University of Ulster


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