Fiona Lee

Senior Lecturer, Public Health and Wellbeing

I completed my RGN training at University College Hospital London and was instrumental in developing day-surgery care.  I gained Diploma in Health Visiting Studies at North East Surrey College of Technology and had the opportunity to experience diverse caseloads across England and Wales. Following a passion for nutrition I specialised in infant feeding. During this period I achieved  MSc Public Health and Health Promotion; facilitated various ‘cook and eat’ projects; proposed and developed a new post of Infant Feeding Coordinator for my employing Trust.

As Infant Feeding Coordinator I led two Trusts through the first stages of UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Initiative Accreditation. In addition I held a teaching and assessing role with UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Initiative before joining University of Chester.

Qualifications

RGN; RSCPHN (HV); Community Practitioner Nurse Prescriber; MSc Public Health & Health Promotion.

I am currently undertaking the PG Certificate in Nurse Education.

 

Teaching

I am Module Leader for Community Nurse Prescribing and Leading  Public Health Practice both delivered within the Specialist Community Public Health Nurse and Community Specialist Practice Programmes.

I also lead modules in Public Health throughout the pre-registration courses.

I am Programme Lead for the PG Diploma Advancing Community Treatment Options and Responses currently in development.

My role also includes external project work from time to time.

Research

My Masters research examined the perception of volunteer breastfeeding peer supporters as members of health visiting teams.

Most recently I have explored the use of simulation in health visitor education presenting a paper at NET in 2014.