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Kevin Murphy

Senior Lecturer

Department: Nursing, Midwifery & Health

Specialist Practice Teacher in District Nursing, currently on secondment as a Senior Lecturer at Northumbria University.

Teaching and research interests include community nursing, the education of District Nursing Specialist Practitioners (DNSP) and improving staff safety and wellbeing, especially relating to lone working.

Qualified in 2009 as an RGN, working in Gateshead community nursing. Joined Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals (NUTH) in 2013 to undertake the District Nursing Specialist Practitioner Qualification (DNSPQ). Quliafied as a Specialist Practice Teacher/Senior Charge Nurse in 2016, working in NUTH District Nursing Services until joining Northumbria in 2018.

Current responsibilities include pastoral duties as a Personal Tutor (PT), module lead across pre-registration and post-registration modules and working as part of a research team.

Kevin Murphy


  • Nursing Science BSc (Hons) June 01 2014
  • September 16 2013
  • Nursing BSc September 02 2013
  • Nursing DipHE March 01 2009
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy FHEA 2020
  • Specialist Practice Teacher in District Nursing SPT 2016


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