The following research themes have been identified as focus areas for the Department of Nursing Science at Nelson Mandela University:

  • Maternal, child and youth health care
  • Primary care and chronic illness: TB, HIV and AIDS
  • Mental health care
  • Well-being and job satisfaction in health care settings
  • Simulation and innovative teaching methodologies in health education
  • Evidence based nursing and management


Prof Naidoo

Dr Ten-Ham-Baloyi

Dr Morton

Dr Lourett Smith

Dr Allison Du Plessis