Steven Ersser

Professor Steven Ersser

  • Head Of Department For Nursing Science and Professor Of Nursing and Dermatology
  • BG-410a,
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Biography

My current role is to lead the Department of Nursing Science within the Faculty of Health & Social Sciences at Bournemouth University. As Professor of Nursing and Dermatology Care, my primary research focus over thirty years has been on nursing applications within the clinical field of dermatology, skin health and skin care and related research and clinical development. Specifically, I am interested in developing theory-based educational and self-management support interventions to support those living with long-term skin conditions, such as eczema and psoriasis. This work extends to people living in resource -poor countries with neglected tropical skin diseases. I have sought to develop and evaluate the skin care for adults and children in general clinical care and community settings to improve their skin barrier function and wellbeing. I have also focused on health promoting self-management interventions to support public awareness of skin health, such as engaging in skin self-examination, to promote the early detection of skin cancer...

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Journal Articles

  • Stevens, K., Moralejo, D., Ersser, S. and MacLean, C., 2021. Patient, Support-Person and Health-Care Provider Perspectives on Foot Self-Management for Adults With Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes: Personal Challenges. Canadian Journal of Diabetes.
  • van Os-Medendorp, H., Deprez, E., Maes, N., Ryan, S., Jackson, K., Winders, T., De Raeve, L., De Cuyper, C. and Ersser, S., 2020. The role of the nurse in the care and management of patients with atopic dermatitis. BMC Nursing, 19 (1).
  • Ma, S., Veysey, M., Ersser, S., Mason-Jones, A. and Galdas, P., 2020. The impact of inflammatory bowel disease on sexual health in men: A scoping review. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 29 (19-20), 3638-3651.
  • Heapy, C., Montgomery, K., Ersser, S., Gass, M., Goad, N. and Thompson, A., 2020. A Psychosocial Support Website From the British Association of Dermatologists for People Living With a Skin Condition: Mixed Methods Evaluation. J Medical Internet Research Dermatology, 3 (1), e17052.
  • Cowdell, F., Jadotte, Y.T., Ersser, S.J., Danby, S., Lawton, S., Roberts, A. and Dyson, J., 2020. Hygiene and emollient interventions for maintaining skin integrity in older people in hospital and residential care settings. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2020 (1).
  • Galvin, K.T., Pound, C., Cowdell, F., Ellis-Hill, C., Sloan, C., Brooks, S. and Ersser, S.J., 2020. A lifeworld theory-led action research process for humanizing services: improving “what matters” to older people to enhance humanly sensitive care. International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being, 15 (1).
  • Iles-Smith, H. and Ersser, S., 2019. The DINARC© toolkit-Clinical academic research capacity-building and post-doctoral development for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals (NMAHP). International Journal of Practice-Based Learning in Health and Social Care, 7 (2), 25-35.
  • Kottner, J., Ludwig, O., Bode, T., Cowdell, F., Ersser, S., Blume-Peytavi, U. and Lahmann, N., 2019. Person-Centred Dermatology Self-care Index: A translation and validation study. Journal of Wound Care, 28 (9), 566-575.
  • Ersser, S.J., Effah, A., Dyson, J., Kellar, I., Thomas, S., McNichol, E., Caperon, E., Hewitt, C. and Muinonen-Martin, A.J., 2019. Effectiveness of interventions to support the early detection of skin cancer through skin self-examination: a systematic review and meta-analysis. British Journal of Dermatology, 180 (6), 1339-1347.
  • Santy-Tomlinson, J., Jomeen, J. and Ersser, S.J., 2019. Patient-reported symptoms of ‘calm’, ‘irritated’ and ‘infected’ skeletal external fixator pin site wound states; a cross-sectional study. International Journal of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing, 33, 44-51.
  • Hollis, R., Ersser, S.J., Iles-Smith, H., Milnes, L.J., Munyombwe, T., Sanders, C. and Swallow, V., 2019. A feasibility study of administering the electronic research and development culture index to the multidisciplinary workforce in a UK teaching hospital. Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare, 12, 935-945.
  • Brooks, J., Ersser, S., Matts, P. and Ryan, T., 2018. Lymphoedema management in podoconiosis. The Lancet Global Health, 6 (9), e962.
  • Galvin, K.T., Sloan, C., Cowdell, F., Ellis-Hill, C., Pound, C., Watson, R., Ersser, S. and Brooks, S., 2018. Facilitating a dedicated focus on the human dimensions of care in practice settings: Development of a new humanised care assessment tool (HCAT) to sensitise care. Nursing Inquiry, 25 (3).
  • Van den Bussche, K., Ersser, S. et al., 2018. Core outcome domains in incontinence-associated dermatitis research. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 74 (7), 1605-1617.
  • Cooke, A., Bedwell, C., Campbell, M., McGowan, L., Ersser, S.J. and Lavender, T., 2018. Skin care for healthy babies at term: A systematic review of the evidence. Midwifery, 56, 29-43.
  • Effah, A., Ersser, S.J. and Hemingway, A., 2017. Support needs of people living with Mycobacterium ulcerans (Buruli ulcer) disease in a Ghana rural community: a grounded theory study. International Journal of Dermatology, 56 (12), 1432-1437.
  • Brooks, J., Ersser, S.J., Cowdell, F., Gardiner, E., Mengistu, A. and Matts, P.J., 2017. A randomized controlled trial to evaluate the effect of a new skincare regimen on skin barrier function in those with podoconiosis in Ethiopia. British Journal of Dermatology, 177 (5), 1422-1431.
  • Brooks, J., Cowdell, F., Ersser, S.J. and Gardiner, E.D., 2017. Skin cleansing and emolliating for older people: A quasi-experimental pilot study. International Journal of Older People Nursing, 12 (3).
  • Barkham, A.M. and Ersser, S.J., 2017. Supporting self-management by Community Matrons through a group intervention; an action research study. Health and Social Care in the Community, 25 (4), 1337-1346.
  • Smith, I.L., Ersser, S. et al., 2017. Treatment of severe, chronic hand eczema: results from a UK-wide survey. Clinical and Experimental Dermatology, 42 (2), 185-188.
  • Santer, M., Muller, I., Yardley, L., Lewis-Jones, S., Ersser, S. and Little, P., 2016. Parents' and carers' views about emollients for childhood eczema: Qualitative interview study. BMJ Open, 6 (8).
  • Tan, J., Linos, E., Sendelweck, M.A., van Zuuren, E.J., Ersser, S., Dellavalle, R.P. and Williams, H., 2016. Shared decision making and patient decision aids in dermatology. British Journal of Dermatology, 175 (5), 1045-1048.
  • Ersser, S.J., Farasat, H., Jackson, K., Gardiner, E., Sheppard, Z.A. and Cowdell, F., 2015. Parental self-efficacy and the management of childhood atopic eczema: Development and testing of a new clinical outcome measure. British Journal of Dermatology.
  • Santer, M., Muller, I., Yardley, L., Burgess, H., Ersser, S.J., Lewis-Jones, S. and Little, P., 2015. 'You don't know which bits to believe': Qualitative study exploring carers' experiences of seeking information on the internet about childhood eczema. BMJ Open, 5 (4).
  • Cowdell, F., Jadotte, Y.T., Ersser, S.J., Danby, S., Walton, S., Lawton, S., Roberts, A., Gardiner, E., Ware, F. and Cork, M., 2014. Hygiene and emollient interventions for maintaining skin integrity in older people in hospital and residential care settings. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2014 (12).
  • Ersser, S.J., Cowdell, F., Latter, S., Gardiner, E., Flohr, C., Thompson, A.R., Jackson, K., Farasat, H., Ware, F. and Drury, A., 2014. Psychological and educational interventions for atopic eczema in children. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2017 (5).
  • Ersser, S.J., Cowdell, F., Latter, S., Gardiner, E., Flohr, C., Thompson, A.R., Jackson, K., Farasat, H., Ware, F. and Drury, A., 2014. Psychological and educational interventions for atopic eczema in children. Cochrane Database Syst Rev, CD004054.
  • Jackson, K., Ersser, S.J., Dennis, H., Farasat, H. and More, A., 2014. The Eczema Education Programme: Intervention development and model feasibility. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, 28 (7), 949-956.
  • Ersser, S.J., 2014. Providing lifestyle behaviour change support for patients with psoriasis: An assessment of the existing training competencies across medical and nursing health professionals. British Journal of Dermatology, 171 (3), 450-451.
  • Bewley, A., Burrage, D.M., Ersser, S.J., Hansen, M. and Ward, C., 2014. Identifying individual psychosocial and adherence support needs in patients with psoriasis: A multinational two-stage qualitative and quantitative study. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, 28 (6), 763-770.
  • Cowdell, F., Ersser, S. and Jackson, K., 2013. Parental management of eczema. British Journal of Nursing, 22 (22), 1288.
  • Santer, M., Burgess, H., Yardley, L., Ersser, S.J., Lewis-Jones, S., Muller, I., Hugh, C. and Little, P., 2013. Managing childhood eczema: Qualitative study exploring carers' experiences of barriers and facilitators to treatment adherence. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 69 (11), 2493-2501.
  • Ersser, S.J., Farasat, H., Jackson, K., Dennis, H., Sheppard, Z.A. and More, A., 2013. A service evaluation of the Eczema Education Programme: An analysis of child, parent and service impact outcomes. British Journal of Dermatology, 169 (3), 629-636.
  • Jackson, K., Dennis, H., Ersser, S.J., Farasat, H. and More, A., 2013. The Eczema Education Programme: Intervention development and model feasibility. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology.
  • Fenge, L.A., Hean, S., Worswick, L., Wilkinson, C., Fearnley, S. and Ersser, S., 2012. The impact of the economic recession on well-being and quality of life of older people. Health and Social Care in the Community, 20 (6), 617-624.
  • Cowdell, F., Ersser, S.J., Gradwell, C. and Thomas, P.W., 2012. The person-centered dermatology self-care index: A tool to measure education and support needs of patients with long-term skin conditions. Archives of Dermatology, 148 (11), 1251-1255.
  • Hoffman, C.J., Ersser, S.J. and Hopkinson, J.B., 2012. Mindfulness-based stress reduction in breast cancer: A qualitative analysis. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, 18 (4), 221-226.
  • Ersser, S.J., Cowdell, F.C., Nicholls, P.G., Latter, S.M. and Healy, E., 2012. A pilot randomized controlled trial to examine the feasibility and efficacy of an educational nursing intervention to improve self-management practices in patients with mild-moderate psoriasis. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, 26 (6), 738-745.
  • Hoffman, C.J., Ersser, S.J., Hopkinson, J.B., Nicholls, P.G., Harrington, J.E. and Thomas, P.W., 2012. Effectiveness of mindfulness-based stress reduction in mood, breast- and endocrine-related quality of life, and well-being in stage 0 to III breast cancer: A randomized, controlled trial. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 30 (12), 1335-1342.
  • Santer, M., Burgess, H., Yardley, L., Ersser, S., Lewis-Jones, S., Muller, I., Hugh, C. and Little, P., 2012. Experiences of carersmanaging childhood eczema and their views on its treatment: A qualitative study. British Journal of General Practice, 62 (597).
  • Hoffman, C., Ersser, S., Hopkinson, J., Nicholls, P., Harrington, J. and Thomas, P., 2012. An RCT Evaluating of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction in Mood, Breast- and Endocrine-Related Quality-of-Life and Wellbeing In Stages 0 to III Breast Cancer. PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY, 21, 1.
  • Fenge, L.-A., Hean, S., Worswick, L., Wilkinson, C., Fearnley, S. and Ersser, S., 2012. The impact of the economic recession on well-being and quality of life of older people. Health and Social Care in the Community.
  • Ersser, S.J., 2012. Crossing continents. Journal of the Dermatology Nurses' Association, 4 (4), 225-226.
  • Ersser, S.J., Kaur, V., Kelly, P., Langøen, A., Maguire, S.A., Nicol, N.H., Page, B. and Ward, C., 2011. The contribution of the nursing service worldwide and its capacity to benefit within the dermatology field. International Journal of Dermatology, 50 (5), 582-589.
  • Eleftheriadou, V., Whitton, M.E., Gawkrodger, D.J., Batchelor, J., Corne, J., Lamb, B., Ersser, S., Ravenscroft, J. and Thomas, K.S., 2011. Future research into the treatment of vitiligo: Where should our priorities lie? Results of the vitiligo priority setting partnership. British Journal of Dermatology, 164 (3), 530-536.
  • Ersser, S.J., 2011. Nurse prescribing, concordance and the therapeutic consultation. British Journal of Dermatology, 164 (2), 236-237.
  • Ersser, S.J., Cowdell, F.C., Latter, S.M. and Healy, E., 2010. Self-management experiences in adults with mild-moderate psoriasis: An exploratory study and implications for improved support. British Journal of Dermatology, 163 (5), 1044-1049.
  • Ersser, S., 2010. Reflections on wellbeing, quality of life and their significance. Perspectives in Public Health, 130 (6), 256.
  • Nicol, N.H. and Ersser, S.J., 2010. The Role of the nurse educator in managing atopic dermatitis. Immunology and Allergy Clinics of North America, 30 (3), 369-383.
  • Ersser, S.J., 2009. Dermatology nursing literature: our scientific heritage. Dermatology nursing / Dermatology Nurses' Association, 21 (4), 209-210.
  • Ersser, S.J., Plauntz, L. and Sibley, A., 2008. Research activity and evidence-based practice within DNA: a survey. Dermatology nursing / Dermatology Nurses' Association, 20 (3), 189-194.
  • Harper, P., Ersser, S. and Gobbi, M., 2007. How military nurses rationalize their postoperative pain assessment decisions. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 59 (6), 601-611.
  • Ersser, S., 2007. Prescribing in dermatology. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NURSING, 16 (8), 1590.
  • Ersser, S.J., 2007. Lessons from Malinowski: Scholarship opportunities and the clinical academic. Nursing Inquiry, 14 (2), 97-98.
  • Ersser, S.J., Latter, S., Sibley, A., Satherley, P.A. and Welbourne, S., 2007. Psychological and educational interventions for atopic eczema in children. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.
  • Ersser, S.J., Surridge, H.R. and Ryan, T.J., 2005. An analysis of nursing activity in a day care and inpatient dermatology service. Journal of Dermatological Treatment, 16 (4), 229-233.
  • Ersser, S.J., Lattimer, V., Surridge, H. and Brooke, S., 2005. An analysis of the skin care patient mix attending a primary care-based nurse-led NHS Walk-in Centre. British Journal of Dermatology, 153 (5), 992-996.
  • Ersser, S.J., Getliffe, K., Voegeli, D. and Regan, S., 2005. A critical review of the inter-relationship between skin vulnerability and urinary incontinence and related nursing intervention. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 42 (7), 823-835.
  • Coombs, M. and Ersser, S.J., 2004. Medical hegemony in decision-making - A barrier to interdisciplinary working in intensive care? Journal of Advanced Nursing, 46 (3), 245-252.
  • Ersser, S. and Watson, R., 2004. Journal of Clinical Nursing: Editorial. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 13 (2), 129-130.
  • Brooks, J., Ersser, S.J., Lloyd, A. and Ryan, T.J., 2004. Nurse-led education sets out to improve patient concordance and prevent recurrence of leg ulcers. Journal of wound care, 13 (3), 111-116.
  • Ersser, S. and Freshwater, D., 2003. Therapeutic nursing-improving patient care through self-awareness and reflection. NURSE EDUCATION TODAY, 23 (8), 640-641.
  • Ersser, S.J., Surridge, H. and Wiles, A., 2002. What criteria do patients use when judging the effectiveness of psoriasis management? Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 8 (4), 367-376.
  • Atkins, S. and Ersser, S.J., 2000. Education for advanced nursing practice: An evolving framework. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 37 (6), 523-533.
  • Ersser, S., 2000. Untitled. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NURSING, 9 (5), 655-657.
  • Ersser, S.J. and Penzer, R., 2000. Meeting patients' skin care needs: Harnessing nursing expertise at an international level. International Nursing Review, 47 (3), 167-173.
  • Burns, E.E., Blamey, C., Ersser, S.J., Barnetson, L. and Lloyd, A.J., 2000. An investigation into use of aromatherapy in intrapartum midwifery practice. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 6 (2), 141-147.
  • Burns, E., Blamey, C., Ersser, S.J., Lloyd, A.J. and Barnetson, L., 2000. The use of aromatherapy in intrapartum midwifery practice an observational study. Complementary therapies in nursing & midwifery, 6 (1), 33-34.
  • Ersser, S., Wiles, A., Taylor, H., Wade, S., Walsh, R. and Bentley, T., 1999. Measuring the sleep of older people: Tool development and use in the evaluation of therapeutic massage. Journal of Research in Nursing, 4 (1), 55-64.
  • Ersser, S., 1999. The sleep of older people in hospital and nursing homes. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 8 (4), 360-368.
  • Ersser, S., 1999. Measuring the sleep patterns of older people. Nursing times, 95 (1), 46-49.
  • Bartlett, H., Ersser, S., Davies, C. and Chappell, S., 1997. Characteristics and dissemination of nursing research in an acute healthcare trust. Journal of Research in Nursing, 2 (6), 414-422.
  • Ersser, S., 1997. The implementation and development of lecturer-practitioner roles in nursing - Lathlean,J. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NURSING, 6 (1), 79.
  • Ersser, S.J., 1995. Complementary therapies and nursing research: issues and practicalities. Complementary Therapies in Nursing and Midwifery, 1 (2), 44-50.
  • Thompson, D.R., Ersser, S.J. and Webster, R.A., 1995. The experiences of patients and their partners 1 month after a heart attack. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 22 (4), 707-714.
  • ERSSER, S., 1993. Editorial. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 2 (4), 191-192.
  • Ersser, S., Tutton, L. and Salvage, J., 1990. Primary nursing. A network for change. Nursing times, 86 (7), 28-29.
  • Ersser, S., 1990. Touch and go. Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987), 4 (28), 39.
  • Ersser, S., Taylor, S. and Wilkinson, J., 1984. Education: Healthy and wise. Nursing times, 80 (17), 54-55.

Books

  • Ersser, S.J., 2019. Nursing as a therapeutic activity: An ethnography.
  • Penzer, R. and Ersser, S.J., 2010. Principles of Skin Care: A Guide for Nurses and Other Health Care Professionals.

Chapters

  • Cowdell, F. and Ersser, S.J., 2016. Psychosocial effects and nursing interventions for dermatological disease and psychodermatoses. Dermatologic Nursing Essentials: A Core Curriculum: Third Edition.
  • Cowdell, F. and Ersser, S., 2014. Nursing Interventions in Psychodermatology. Practical Psychodermatology. 72-78.
  • Ersser, S.J. and Nicol, N.H., 2012. Educational interventions for the management of children with dry skin. Treatment of Dry Skin Syndrome: The Art and Science of Moisturizers. 27-39.
  • Penzer, R. and Ersser, S.J., 2010. Psoriasis. Principles of Skin Care: A Guide for Nurses and Other Health Care Professionals. 119-149.
  • Penzer, R. and Ersser, S.J., 2010. Acne. Principles of Skin Care: A Guide for Nurses and Other Health Care Professionals. 179-194.
  • Penzer, R. and Ersser, S.J., 2010. Biology of the Skin. Principles of Skin Care: A Guide for Nurses and Other Health Care Professionals. 9-28.
  • Ersser, S.J., 2010. Protecting the Skin and Preventing Breakdown. Principles of Skin Care: A Guide for Nurses and Other Health Care Professionals. 49-69.
  • Ersser, S.J., 2010. Assessment and Planning Care. Principles of Skin Care: A Guide for Nurses and Other Health Care Professionals. 29-47.
  • Duncan, R., Onselen, J.V. and Ersser, S.J., 2010. Skin Cancer and its Prevention. Principles of Skin Care: A Guide for Nurses and Other Health Care Professionals. 195-219.
  • Ersser, S.J. and Onselen, J.V., 2010. Eczema. Principles of Skin Care: A Guide for Nurses and Other Health Care Professionals. 151-177.
  • Penzer, R. and Ersser, S.J., 2010. Helping Patients Make the Most of their Treatment. Principles of Skin Care: A Guide for Nurses and Other Health Care Professionals. 103-118.

Conferences

  • Schreuders, L.I.W., Ersser, S.J. and Thompson, C., 2020. EXPLORING THE EFFECT OF NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF HEALTH AND CLINICAL EXCELLENCE GUIDELINES ON PRESCRIBING BEHAVIOUR FOR CHILDHOOD ATOPIC ECZEMA IN PRIMARY CARE WITH AN INTERRUPTED TIME SERIES. JOURNAL OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AND COMMUNITY HEALTH, 74, A61-A62.
  • Ersser, S.J., Effah, A., Dyson, J., Kellar, I., Thomas, S., McNichol, E., Caperon, E., Hewitt, C. and Muinonen-Martin, A.J., 2019. Early detection of skin cancer by skin self-examination. BRITISH JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY, 180 (6), E236.
  • Thompson, A., Montgomery, K., Goad, N., Gass, M. and Ersser, S., 2018. Focus group evaluation of www.skinsupport.org.uk: a website developed by the British Association of Dermatologists. BRITISH JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY, 179, 209.
  • Buttigieg, N., Ersser, S. and Cowdell, F., 2017. The influence of social stigma on diabetes self-management amongst Maltese individuals with diabetes. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, 27, 30.
  • Ersser, S.J., 2015. Historic International Nursing Meetings at the 23rd World Congress of Dermatology. Journal of the Dermatology Nurses' Association, 7 (6), 349-352.
  • Wittmann, M., Ersser, S. et al., 2015. Alitretinoin and PUVA are first line treatment for severe chronic hand eczema in the UK. CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL ALLERGY, 45 (2), 505.
  • Santer, M., Muller, I., Yardley, L., Burgess, H., Lewis-Jones, S., Ersser, S. and Little, P., 2014. Supporting self-care for families of children with eczema: pilot randomized controlled trial of web-based intervention with healthcare professional support. BRITISH JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY, 170 (6), E51.
  • Jackson, K., Ersser, S., Farasat, H. and Dennis, H., 2012. Service evaluation of a nurse-led eczema education programme in a inner city setting in relation to parental and child outcomes. BRITISH JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY, 167, 130.
  • Santer, M., Burgess, H., Yardely, L., Ersser, S., Lewis-Jones, S., Muller, I., Hugh, C. and Little, P., 2012. Managing childhood eczema: qualitative study exploring carers' experiences of barriers and facilitators to treatment adherence. BRITISH JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY, 167, 53.

Reports

  • Galvin, K., Cowdell, F., Sloan, C., Pound, C., Ellis-Hill, C., Errser, S. and Watson, R., 2016. Humanising Services: A new transferable leadership strategy for improving ‘what matters to older people’ to enhance dignity in care. Burdett Trust for Nursing.

Grants

  • Dermlink grant: Exploratory work to inform the design of an RCT to evaluate a novel wet wrap emolliation method to alleviate podoconiosis in Ethiopia (International League of Dermatological Societies, 20 Nov 2020). Awarded

Qualifications

  • PFHEA in Principal Fellowship (Higher Education Academy) (2016)
  • Module Credit Level HE3 (40) in Extended and Supplementary Nurse Prescriber (2004)
  • Certificate of Higher Education in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (1998)
  • DPhil in Nursing Studies (Science) (King's College, University of London, 1996)
  • BSc (Hons) in Nursing Studies (1984)
  • Registered General Nurse in Nursing Registration (1984)

Memberships

  • Higher Education Academy, Principal Fellow (2016-),
  • Honorary (and a founding) member, Phi Mu Chapter (England), Sigma Theta Tau-International -Nursing Scholarship Honour Society (and now Phi Mu Board member and Northern Hub lead: 2018+), Member (2011-),
  • Invited member, Dermatology Nursing Institute (USA), Member (2009-2011),
  • Royal Society of Medicine, London, Member (2009-2010),
  • Nursing and Midwifery Council Independent Nurse Prescriber, Member (2004-),
  • Dermatology Nurses’ Association (USA), Member (2000-2011),
  • British Dermatological Nursing Group, Member (1996-),
  • Royal College of Nursing, Dermatology Nursing Forum, Member (1996-2014),
  • Nursing and Midwifery Council, Member (1984-),
  • Royal College of Nursing and RCN Research Society, Member (1984-),