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Mrs Yvonne Wilkinson

Senior Lecturer

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Health and Social Work

Summary

Yvonne joined the University in 2005 after spending a number of years working as a Specialist Community Public Health- School Nurse and, prior to that, as a Practice Nurse.

Yvonne as a Senior Lecturer, is an experienced nurse academic and Senior Fellow of Higher Education Academy, having worked within the University for 14 years. She has extensive experience in leadership, the development of curriculum, HEI and PSRB quality assurance activities and a proven track record of strategic influence at School, Faculty and University level.

Undergraduate

Programme Director for Specialist Community Public Health Nursing - School Nursing Programmes

Public Health

Health needs assessment

Health Promotion

Cervical Cytology

Journal Article

Poor communication hinders the role of the school nurse as a key professional in protecting children and young people from maltreatment

Wilkinson, Y. (2019). Poor communication hinders the role of the school nurse as a key professional in protecting children and young people from maltreatment. Evidence-Based Nursing, https://doi.org/10.1136/ebnurs-2019-103079

An integrative review of the influences on decision making of young people about Human Papillomavirus Vaccine

Sisson, H., & Wilkinson, Y. (2019). An integrative review of the influences on decision making of young people about Human Papillomavirus Vaccine. Journal of School Nursing, 35(1), 39-50. https://doi.org/10.1177/1059840518805816

Adolescent girls are susceptible to sexual pressure, coercion and victimisation and strategies need to be developed and aimed at males and females to prevent this

Wilkinson, Y. (2018). Adolescent girls are susceptible to sexual pressure, coercion and victimisation and strategies need to be developed and aimed at males and females to prevent this. Evidence-Based Nursing, 21(4), 109-109. https://doi.org/10.1136/eb-2018-102966

Healthcare professionals should be mindful that victims and victim-bullies may have additional health needs associated with risk-taking behaviour

Wilkinson, Y. (2018). Healthcare professionals should be mindful that victims and victim-bullies may have additional health needs associated with risk-taking behaviour. Evidence-Based Nursing, 21(1), 360-370. https://doi.org/10.1136/eb-2017-102773

A qualitative meta-synthesis of young peoples' experiences of 'sexting'

Wilkinson, Y., Whitfield, C., Hannigan, S., Azam Ali, P., & Hayter, M. (2016). A qualitative meta-synthesis of young peoples' experiences of ‘sexting’. British Journal of School Nursing, 11(4), 183-191. doi:10.12968/bjsn.2016.11.4.183

Research interests

Adolescent health

Sexual health

Immunisation and vaccination