Jean McFarlane, Baroness McFarlane of Llandaff
|The Right Honourable
The Baroness McFarlane of Llandaff
30 July 1979 – 13 May 2012
1 April 1926|
Cardiff, Wales, UK
|Died||13 May 2012(aged 86)|
McFarlane was born in Cardiff, Wales, and later trained as a nurse, a midwife, and as a health visitor before going on to pursue a successful career in nursing teaching and administration. In the 1960s she participated in the Royal College of Nursing research programme "Study of Nursing Care". In 1974 she became the holder of the first Chair of Nursing at an English university (the University of Manchester) and held it until 1989.
House of Lords
McFarlane was a member of four select committees of the House of Lords. As well as being a Vice President of the League of Nurses of St Bartholomew's Hospital, she was a Fellow of the Royal College of Nursing and a trustee of numerous charities. In 2005, she was awarded the British Journal of Nursing's Lifetime Achievement Award.
Baroness McFarlane was the author of a number of studies, notably A Guide to the Practice of Nursing Using the Nursing Process, 1982.
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- Guardian obituary http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2012/may/24/lady-jean-mcfarlane-of-llandaff
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- UniLife; 1 June 2009, p. 4
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- "Writings by Jean McFarlane". Copac. Retrieved 14 August 2009.