Dr Eileen Cowey
Senior Lecturer, University of Glasgow, UK
Dr Eileen Cowey is a senior lecturer in the Nursing and Health Care School at the University of Glasgow, and has a background in clinical stroke research. Her work has examined acute stroke care, including end-of-life care, catheterisation practices, pain management, decision-making and communication.
Most recently Dr Cowey has been involved in exploring palliative care needs following major stroke. She has also worked with Scottish clinical and academic colleagues to develop an online educational resource that supports acute stroke unit staff in holding difficult conversations with patients and families at the end of life.
Dr Cowey is Programme Director of the MSc (Med Sci) Advanced Practice in Health Care/MSc Advanced Nursing Science and teaches on the BSc (Hons) Nursing joint degree partnership between the University of Glasgow and Singapore Institute of Technology. She serves on the committee of the Scottish Stroke Nurses Forum.