EWMA Newsletter, Spring 2017
World Hand Hygiene Day: Joint ICN-EWMA programme
A joint campaign and programme will take place during the EMWA 2017 Conference in Amsterdam (3-5 May) and the ICN 2017 Conference in Barcelona (27 May – 2 June).
Date of birth: 5 January 1964
Faculty of Health and Society
Department of Care Science
Academic education & Training
Previous employments & professional experience:
2001-01-01-2008-02-12:Study Nurse coordinator at Öresund Diabetes Team AB, Ideon Science Park, Lund. Working tasks: Conduct Clinical Trials according to GCP, Research and Development (R&D), Lead, plan and conduct diabetes education programs
2008-02-13: Study Nurse at Malmö University Hospital, Department of Endocrinology. Working tasks: Conduct Clinical Trials according to GCP, Research and Development (R&D), Lead, plan and conduct diabetes education programs
2011-05-01: Lecturer Diabetes Nursing Malmö University, Faculty of Health and Society, Institution for Nursing Science
1. EURODIALE project
EURODIALE is the first international large scale, study group collecting relevant data using integrated health-services oriented approach - on the topic of the diabetic foot. Moreover, EURODIALE integrates different medical specialists with health care economists and health care organization specialists in an operating network. Aim: To carry out an international joint research program to:
EURODIALE started 2002, was funded from EU, and articles are still being written from its result.
Role: Research Nurse, data collection Sweden. Translation of study documents (patient information, ethics application) from English to Swedish and Danish.
2. SEND-study: Study on European Nurses in Diabetes
The Federation of European Nurses in Diabetes (FEND) and Dr Bert Vrijhoef, Study Principal Investigator at Maastricht University Medical Centre. Funded by University of Maastricht and FEND.
Aims and outline of the study:
The aim of SEND is to investigate the nature, volume, work setting, case mix and workload of diabetes nursing care in eight countries across Europe. In doing so, SEND aims to provide scientific data on the quantity and quality of the workforce of DSNs in Europe. To achieve this, this study aims to answer the following question:
Role: Research Nurse, data collection and data management for Sweden. Translation of study documents from English to Swedish and Spanish.
3. Diabetes in Dalarna A longitudinal cohort study of 18 000 patients in a regional diabetes register.
Role: Study designer.
Co editor of European Diabetes Nursing 2012- ongoing