Peter Ellis

Peter Ellis - Editor

Maidstone, UK

A nurse with 30+ years writing experience. Specialist in research, ethics, leadership, and kidney, elderly, social and palliative care.

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Overview

A nurse since 1987, I have worked in hospitals, hospices, nursing homes and the university setting up to director level. My clinical expertise is kidney disease, end of life care and elderly and frail care. I have a degree in Nursing and Master's Degrees in Healthcare Ethics and Medical Epidemiology as well as qualifications in management, teaching and renal nursing.
My writing career has spanned over 30 years and includes textbooks, book chapters and approaching 300 journal papers. I am the consultant editor for the Journal of Kidney Care, as well as writing for the Nursing Times, Nursing Standard, British Journal of Nursing among others. I frequently preview and review for a variety of publishers including Sage, Mark Allen and Wiley.
Languages
English (UK)
Non-Fiction
Education & Reference
Health & Wellbeing
Medicine, Nursing, & Dentistry
Philosophy
Writing & Publishing

Certifications

  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Registered Nurse

Work experience

Freelance consultant

Self-employed
November, 2017 – Present (about 4 years)

I write text books, and journal articles for nurses.
I consult on nursing, and other health and social care issues.
I support a electronic care plan provider with training and development
I write and maintain a poly suite for an electronic policy provider
I write electronic learning packages for uploading to VLEs

Consultant Editor

Journal of Kidney Care
March, 2011 – Present (almost 11 years)

Portfolio (8 selected works)

Evidence-based Practice in Nursing

Peter Ellis

Do your students feel unsure about what exactly constitutes evidence? Would you like them to feel more confident in evaluating evidence and applying it to their practice? Delivering safe, high-quality, patient-centred care is dependent upon nurses having a good understanding of evidence-based practice, and how to apply this successfully. However, for many students engaging with this side of pr... read more

Do your students feel unsure about what exactly constitutes evidence? Would you like them to feel more confident in evaluating evidence and applying it to their practice? Delivering safe, high-quality, patient-centred care is dependent upon nurses having a good understanding of evidence-based practice, and how to apply this successfully. However, for many students engaging with this side of pr... read more

Patient Assessment and Care Planning in Nursing

Peter Ellis, Mooi Standing, Susan Roberts

This book introduces student nurses and novice practitioners to the assessment process, enabling them to identify patient problems in order for solutions to be planned and implemented. It presents the different stages of the assessment process, taking a holistic and person centred approach throughout. It encourages critical thinking and urges students to consider the social, cultural, psycholo... read more

This book introduces student nurses and novice practitioners to the assessment process, enabling them to identify patient problems in order for solutions to be planned and implemented. It presents the different stages of the assessment process, taking a holistic and person centred approach throughout. It encourages critical thinking and urges students to consider the social, cultural, psycholo... read more

Leadership, Management and Team Working in Nursing

Peter Ellis

With all nurses expected to demonstrate leadership, management and team working skills it is vital that students engage with this aspect of their training as early as possible. As well as covering all of the core theory and knowledge, the authors encourage the reader to explore their own values and experiences when it comes to leadership that will help to develop emotional intelligence and a s... read more

With all nurses expected to demonstrate leadership, management and team working skills it is vital that students engage with this aspect of their training as early as possible. As well as covering all of the core theory and knowledge, the authors encourage the reader to explore their own values and experiences when it comes to leadership that will help to develop emotional intelligence and a s... read more

Understanding Research for Nursing Students

Peter Ellis

If you’re learning about research for the first time, or grappling with an essay or final year project, this is the nursing research book you’re looking for. Using plain language and case studies that relate research directly to every-day nursing situations, the author guides you through the central concepts you need to know to truly understand research in nursing. Key features Each chapter is... read more

If you’re learning about research for the first time, or grappling with an essay or final year project, this is the nursing research book you’re looking for. Using plain language and case studies that relate research directly to every-day nursing situations, the author guides you through the central concepts you need to know to truly understand research in nursing. Key features Each chapter is... read more

Understanding Ethics for Nursing Students

Peter Ellis

Ethics have a significant impact on the decisions you make in your day-to-day work, so it’s important for all nurses to develop their understanding of ethical frameworks as preparation for future practice. In this book, the author explains ethical ideas, theories and concepts in simple to understand terms, focussing on real-life nursing situations in order to make applying these principles to ... read more

Ethics have a significant impact on the decisions you make in your day-to-day work, so it’s important for all nurses to develop their understanding of ethical frameworks as preparation for future practice. In this book, the author explains ethical ideas, theories and concepts in simple to understand terms, focussing on real-life nursing situations in order to make applying these principles to ... read more

Outpatient, Day Surgery and Ambulatory Care

Howatson-Jones, Lioba, Ellis, Peter

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