jayne walker

Jayne Walker

Lecturer and University Certificate Programme Director

Faculty of Health Sciences


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Jayne began teaching full time at the University in December 2017.

She began her career as a registered adult nurse, before progressing into midwifery in 1999, and then finally transitioning to become a specialist community public health nurse (health visitor) in 2005.

Jayne recently completed an MSc in Health Studies (Leadership and Education). She is a qualified practice teacher and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.


Research Interests

  • Public health
  • Perinatal maternal mental health
  • Infant mental health
  • Safeguarding children
  • Leadership, organisational change and workforce development

Research groups

  • Institute of Health Visiting


Programmes taught on (2019)

Modules list

  • Fundamentals of Wound Care and Tissue Viability
  • Essence of Professional Practice
  • Context of Nursing Associate
  • Key Skills for Practice
  • Team Leading in Practice
  • Adult Nursing Practice
  • Caring for People with Long Term Health Conditions
  • Safe and Competent Adult Nursing
  • Introduction to Midwifery
  • Professional Midwifery Advocate
  • Work Based Learning
  • Evidencing Personal and Professional Development

Teaching awards and accolades

  • Practice Teacher (Cert Ed)
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)

Professional highlights

Academic qualifications

  • MSc in Health Studies (Leadership and Education)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting)
  • Community Practitioner Nurse Prescriber V100
  • BSc (Hons) Midwifery Studies
  • Higher National Diploma in Nursing Studies (Adult)

External roles

  • Perinatal Mental Health Champion for the Institute of Health Visiting
  • Infant Mental Health Champion for the Institute of Health Visiting