Gillian Eaglestone

Gillian Eaglestone BSc, MSc, RN(adult)

PhD student (Vice Chancellor’s Scholarship)

Key details

Gillian Eaglestone

PhD student (Vice Chancellor’s Scholarship)

Gill joined the university as a PhD student in April 2021. Her research project focuses on evaluating the cost-effectiveness of interventions for persons with dementia using decision modelling.

Click here to read Gill's case study published on the NIHR website: CASE STUDY: My research journey by Gillian Eaglestone (

Posts Previously held:

Feb 2020 to Nov 2020 - Senior Research Fellow (Canterbury Christ Church University)

Jan 2018 to Mar 2019 - Research Assistant (University of Kent)

Jan 2014 to Aug 2017 - Senior Clinical Research Nurse - (East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust)

Feb 2006 to Jan 2014 - Clinical Research Nurse – (East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust)


Registered with the NMC
Peer reviewer for Tizard Learning Disability Review

Research / Scholarly interests

Gill has a background as a clinical nurse researcher in the NHS undertaking quantitative and qualitative research into renal diseases.  She obtained her MSc at Canterbury Christ Church University undertaking a study on cost-effectiveness of task allocations within NHS clinical research teams.

Gill began volunteering with a community group offering art therapy to people with dementia in 2018 and from there her interest in therapies to improve quality of life for people with dementia grew. She now also volunteers at a reminiscence therapy group.