Currie, Kay (UK)

Glasgow Caledonian University


Kay Currie is Professor of Nursing & Applied Healthcare Research at Glasgow Caledonian University, where she leads the staff & patient perspectives research programme in the ‘Safeguarding Health through Infection Prevention’ (SHIP) Research Group. She is also a member of the SHAIPI Consortium (the Scottish Healthcare Associated Infection Prevention Institute), leading work on patient perspectives of applied infection prevention. Kay has a special interest in improving healthcare quality, specifically person-centred care through effective professional practice. Her current research and teaching focus is on understanding and responding to patient experience, staff behaviours, and organisational contexts in the areas of healthcare associated infection, antimicrobial resistance and stewardship. Kay is also an Honorary Professor with NHS Lanarkshire, where she is a member of the Healthcare Quality Assurance and Improvement Committee.