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Elaine Walls

Senior Lecturer

Department: Nursing, Midwifery & Health

Campus Address

Room D202 Coach lane campus west
Northumbria Umiversity
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE7 7XA

Qualifications

  • PGCert Teaching and Assesing July 02 2018
  • Graduate Certificate Practice Teacher June 01 2013
  • MSc Public Health July 01 2012
  • BA (Hons) Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (HV) September 01 2007
  • HND Registered Nurse (child) March 01 1996
  • Post graduate certificate in Teaching PGCert 2017
  • Nurse Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) 1996

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Understanding reflux problems in infants, children and young people, Walls, E. 25 Jul 2019, In: British Journal of Nursing
  • Embedding knowledge into non-medical prescribing education, Walls, E. 23 May 2019, In: British Journal of Nursing
  • The Value of Situational Leadership, Walls, E. 8 Mar 2019, In: Community Practitioner
  • An intervention in a rural community to build social connections and improve family outcomes, Walls, E., Wood, J. 14 May 2018, In: Journal of Health Visiting

Further Information

I qualified as a Childrens Nurse in 1996, and worked as a staff nurse within Childrens Bone Marrow Transplants (BMT), Childrens Intensive Care and Oncology, leading onto a role as Immunology Nurse Specialist for children undergoing BMT.

In 2007 I completed a Public Health Nurse Specialist degree and qualified as a Health Visitor working across Northumbria and South Tyneside Trusts, becoming Community Practice Teacher for specialist public health students in Northumbria.

During my practice years my interests have included developing family support services, both in the acute and community settings. Presenting at conferences locally, nationally and internationally. I had a lead role in the development and delivery of staff training across Northumbria Healthcare around  practice and partnership working, action learning and preceptorship programmes.

Research interets have included parent and child responsiveness studies in partnership with Newcastle university, with my PhD focusing on parental mental distress in relation to child development.


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