Debbie joined the University in 2005 as a Senior Lecturer in the Nursing team. She is part time, working 4 days. Her background is adult health nursing and prior to taking up a post at Leeds Beckett, held a range of clinical, staff development and educational posts within various NHS organisations.
Debbie teaches into a range of undergraduate and postgraduate provision within nursing and health and social care. Her main focus is continuing professional development (CPD) and she is the scheme leader for the School of Health and Community Studies CPD scheme. Her teaching interests include supporting learners in practice, role development for health professionals, and professional ,legal and ethical issues in health care.