I initially graduated from Lancaster University with a BSc (Hons) in Nursing RN with registration in mental health through the Nursing and Midwifery Council
I completed a Masters Degree in Law (LL.M) in 2006 and became a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in 2007
I am currently embarking on a PhD via publication route in the field of medical law
Tourish C. 2014 "Second Opinion Appointed Doctors" in : Taylor P, Corteen K and Morley S (eds) A Companion to Criminal Justice, Mental Health and Risk. Bristol: Policy Press
Tourish C. 2015 “Dear Departed: The final nail in the coffin for medical paternalism” at: Research Institute for Health and Social Change Annual Conference, Manchester Metropolitan University
Tourish C. 2014 "Patient consent and capacity: A legal framework" at: Allergan Business Academy Conference.
Tourish C. 2013 "Patient consent and capacity: A legal framework" at: Allergan Business Academy Conference.
Tourish C, Rutherford, S & Patel H. 2012 "If you can't beat 'em, join 'em, LOL: utilising social networks to enhance student communication and engagement" at: MMU Learning and Teaching Conference: Enhancing Students’ Experiences.
Tourish C. 2006 "Compliant, incapacitated patients: An indefensible gap in the law" at: RCN 12th European Mental Health Conference.
Thackray D and Tourish C. 2005. "Breaking boundaries: The integration of health and social care training" at: 7th RCN Joint Education Forum's Conference.
Tourish C and Thackray D. 2005. "The foundation degree in health and social care: A new programme, a new breed of practitioner" at: 7th RCN Joint Education Forum's Conference.
Tourish C and Thackray D. 2005. "Outside the walls of the university: A call to those interested in a non-traditional approach to education and training" at: RCN 11th European Mental Health Conference.
Tourish C. 2004. "The role of assistant practitioners in mental health" at: Greater Manchester Workforce Development Confederation Conference.
Tourish C. 2004. "Occupational competencies for assistant practitioners" at: Nursing Times Health Care Support Worker Conference