Lisa Jennison

Lisa Jennison

Lecturer in Advanced Practice

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • School of Paramedical PeriOperative and Advanced Practice


  • BSc (University of Hull)
  • MSc (University of Hull)
  • PGCert (University of Hull)


Lisa has worked at the University from 2015- seconded as a lecturer practitioner, moving to a full time lecturer's post in 2017. She is currently Programme and Module leader for the Professional Nurse Advocate (PNA) and Programme and Module leader for 'Assessment & support for learners in Professional Practice' (mentorship).

Lisa began her career as a Registered General Nurse (adult). 1995- she completed midwifery training and in 1998- Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (health visitor) training. Her 32 year NHS career has predominantly focused on midwifery and SCPHN advanced nursing practice.

Lisa holds a BSc in Health Professional Studies and an MSc in Health Studies (Leadership and Education).

She is a V100 Nurse prescriber, NMC Registered Teacher, P.G. Cert. Practice Teacher and Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Her external roles include: Fellow of the Institute of Health Visiting (IHV). IHV Perinatal Mental Health Champion. Expert reviewer for ‘Health and Care Research Wales Research for Public and Patient Benefit’. External Examiner for Edinburgh Queen Mary’s University.

Lisa is an NMC Registered Teacher, qualified Practice Teacher and Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

She supervises students and teaches on many different study modules for pre and post registration healthcare courses(from certificate through to masters level).

Subject /topic areas include- PNA, SCPHN, mentorship, supervision, leadership and education within Professional and Advanced clinical practice.

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

Principles of the Professional Nurse Advocate and A-EQUIP Model to Improve Health Visitors' Wellbeing

Jennison, L., & Walker, J. (2023). Principles of the Professional Nurse Advocate and A-EQUIP Model to Improve Health Visitors’ Wellbeing. Journal of Health Visiting, 11(5), 196-202.

Antenatal young parents: introducing a pathway to enhance health visiting practice

Jennison, L. (2015). Antenatal young parents: introducing a pathway to enhance health visiting practice. Community Practitioner, 88(7), 37-40

Research interests

Lisa is interested in restorative clinical supervision, healthcare workforce development and the preceptorship of novice practitioners .

She is currently working on a primary research project which provides Restorative Supervision to HEI staff, using the PNA model to improve health and wellbeing.

Committee/Steering group role

0-19 Research Network CRN Yorkshire&Humber


National Institute for Health and Care Research(NIHR)local clinical research network member (Yorkshire & Humber region).

Schwartz rounds


Steering panel member for pilot phase of local Schwartz Rounds. These are a forum designed for healthcare staff to come together and discuss and reflect on the personal, emotional and social challenges associated with working in healthcare, and caring for patients. Rounds are facilitated, and provide a confidential space to reflect in and share experiences.

Conference presentation

Knowledge Exchange Framework Annual Conference


Presentation on 'Skillfluence' training and 'Connecting with Industry' Project- transfer of academic knowledge to improve small local businesses.

Presentation at Teaching and learning conference- University Of Hull

2019 - 2019

Collaborative project with Skills Team colleagues to deliver a presentation and workshop for the annual Teaching and Learning conference. The aim of this was to share an example of collaborative working, which resulted in targeted teaching and learning interventions designed to improve the students’ academic attainment.

Consultancy/Industry advisory role

PNA Education Standards - Expert Reference Group

2022 - 2023

Expert reference group member for setting the Professional Nurse Advocate (PNA) Education Standards. Identified by the RCN group as a key stakeholder in the space of PNA. x3 workshops attended and standards successfully completed and published.

External examiner role

External Examiner Edinburgh Queen Margret's University

2022 - 2026

Government advisory role

External reviewer

2019 - 2023

Health and Care Research Wales Research for Public and Patient Benefit (RfPPB) external reviewer for research proposals: 2019 Research proposal title-New Beginnings: Listening and Responding to Parents and Enabling Maternal Resilience in Antenatal Care. 2020 Research proposal title - The use of the Rewind Technique by midwives to support women experiencing birth-related trauma: An exploratory qualitative study. 2022 Research title- Participatory research and co-development of a quality improvement toolkit for postnatal healthcare services for Autistic people.

Journal peer reviewer

External book reviewer for Sage publications


Various nursing and health texts and book chapters reviewed as part of my role as an external reviewer for Sage publications. On reviewing content prior to publication I am asked to review and comment on- additional content which may be required or needs improvement, learning features and online resources.