• Simon Malfait

    RN, MSc, PhD. Staff member / Senior researcher, Strategic unit and Nursing Department, Ghent University Hospital, Belgium

    Simon Malfait became a registered nurse in 2007, with a specialty in Mental Health Nursing. In 2007, he started the Master in Nursing and Midwifery at Ghent University, and graduated in 2009. In 2013, he also successfully finished his Master in Healthcare Management, also at Ghent University. After graduating as a Nurse in 2007, he started working as a Mental Health Nurse at the Psychiatric Center of Ghent-Sleidinge. In 2010, he took up the position as nursing manager and board member at the Psychiatric Center of Ghent-Sleidinge. In 2014, he transferred to the Ghent University Hospital to work as a researcher for the strategic unit. In 2016, he received a grant from the Ghent University Hospital in order to obtain his PhD-degree. Simon received his PhD-degree in 2018. With the research from his Phd he won the Rosemary Crow Award 2018, the best poster Award at EANS summer conference in 2018, the Poster Prize at the second conference for Nursing and Midwifery in Antwerp 2019 the Faculty Prize of Ghent University (Medicine) and the Magda Dierendonck Prize. 

    Speaker for following sessions
    • Patient participation on nursing wards and the bedside handover
      11:10:00 - 11:40:00 Lumbye