Om mig

I am a specialist nurse in paediatric care and have been a PhD student since May 2021. I am employed at Karolinska University Hospital as head of nursing developement within the neonatology department were my mission is to strategically monitor and develop nursing care in healthcare, research, and education.

My doctoral project focuses on staffing and patient safety in paediatric inpatient care, and the main objective of the project is to examine nursing staffing and nursing-related patient outcomes, as well as the associations between them, with the aim of identifying critical thresholds for safe staffing.


Dillner P, Eggenschwiler LC, Rutjes AWS, Berg L, Musy SN, Simon M, et al. Incidence and characteristics of adverse events in paediatric inpatient care: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Qual Saf. 2023;32(3):133-49.

Dillner P, Unbeck M, Norman M, Nydert P, Härenstam KP, Lindemalm S, et al. Identifying neonatal adverse events in preterm and term infants using a paediatric trigger tool. Acta Paediatr. 2023;112(8):1670-82.


Title of doctoral project:

Nurse staffing and patient safety outcome in paediatric inpatient care.



Doktorand- registrering maj 2021 - pågående

Magister i vårdvetenskap, 2016

Specialistsjuksköterska barn och ungdom, 2008

Kandidatexamen i omvårdnad, Sjuksköterskeutbildning, 1999