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I qualified as a registered nurse from Ayrshire and Arran College of Nursing and Midwifery in 1990. I held various staff nurse posts within the field of medicine (endocrinology, gastroenterology and renal) until 1995. In 1995 I became a Charge Nurse within the medical directorate of Crosshouse Hospital, Ayrshire and I held this post until May 2004.
In May 2004 I was appointed to the role of Practice Eduation Facilitator (PEF) and I was part of the original team of PEF's working in partnership with the University of Paisley and NHS Education for Scotland.
I was appointed to my current position of Lecturer in Adult Health in September 2006 and since then I have been based at Ayr Campus. I am also part of the BSc Professional Health Studies programme team and I have been part of the implemtation of this programme at UWS London Campus.
In December 2016 I was appointed as Programme Leader for the Certificate of Higher Education in Health and Social Care (London Campus).
Area of academic expertise - outline
I have previously been involved in research examining the experiences of student nurses participating in problem based learning.
Current research activities
My current research interests and activity include the transition of newly qualified nurses in the practice setting, preparation of practice of newly qualified nurses and the contribution that the undergraduate nursing programme makes to the competence of new registrants.
- RT Nursing
- Health and Social Care
Researching the impact of creative industries policy interventions on the working lives of individual creative workers in ScotlandMillar, F., Telford, N. & Eikhof, D. R., 3 Sep 2014.
Research output: Contribution to conference › Paper