Yvonne Wilkinson


Faculty of Health Sciences


01482 464523

Pathway Leader for Specialist Community Public Health Nursing - School Nursing Programmes

Yvonne joined the University in 2005 after spending a number of years working as a school nurse and, prior to that, as a practice nurse.

She has held a number of different roles and responsibilities since joining the organisation.

Yvonne is a public health nurse and she teaches specialist, community and public health nursing.


Research Interests

  • Children and young people's health

  • Adolescent sexual health

  • Public health practice

Research groups

  • Maternal and Reproductive Health research cluster


Wilkinson Y, '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, 22-22, doi:10.1136/eb-2017-102773 (2017)

Wilkinson Y, Whitfield C, Hannigan S, Ali P and Hayter M, 'A qualitative meta-synthesis of young peoples' experiences of "sexting"', British Journal of School Nursing, volume 11, issue 4 (2016)

Wilkinson Y, commentary on Ronen T, Hamama L and Rosenbaum M (2012), 'Enuresis – children’s predictions of their treatment’s progress and outcomes', Journal of Clinical Nursing, 23(17-18), 2685-6 (2014)


Modules list

  • Public Health (Level 6 and 7)

  • Social Context of Health (Levels 6 and 7)

  • Consolidation of School Nursing Practice (level 6 and 7)

Teaching awards and accolades

  • Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council Registered Teacher

Professional highlights

Academic qualifications

  • RGN

  • BSc

  • PGCert

  • MSc

External roles

  • Member of Strategic Partnership Group

  • Member of East Riding of Yorkshire Practice Nurse Forum