Pauline Alexander

Senior Lecturer, Public Health and Wellbeing

I am an experienced Senior Lecturer with over 35 years in Higher Education. I teach at all levels across a range of programmes within the Faculty of Health and Social Care. I have the ability to undertake the full range of curriculum development activity from outline planning, developing modules, validation, management, evaluation and review. I have assisted in institutional reviews as an External panel member and on programmes within other faculties at the University of Chester. I have extensive experience of committee membership both as a chairperson and a member of a board.


MA Practitioner Skills Development, MSc Nursing, BA (Open), Dip N (London) Diploma in Tropical Nursing, Cert Ed F.E., RNT, RCNT, RN.


I am the Programme leader MSc Global Health. I teach on the Post-Graduate Certificate in Public Health, the Non- Medical Prescribing Programme and BSc Professional Practice, BSc Community Specialist Practice, Bachelor of Nursing and BA Health and Social Care.
I undertake Supervision of research dissertations at both Undergraduate and Master’s Level.


I was the Lead Researcher on £72,000 grant from NHS Executive North West Research and Development Unit (2001-2003) “Telephone Triage in Primary Care”
I am interested in research in Primary Care, Non-Medical Prescribing and Global Health.

Published work

Contributor to Open University (1997) Systematic Approach to Nursing Care
Alexander P (1998).Nurse Telephone Triage-A Personal Perspective, Information Technology in Nursing Vol 10 No2 pp11-13
Alexander P. & Baskerville C (2001) A nurse-led emergency contraceptive service, Practice Nursing Vol 12 August 2001
1999 Fourth International Conference” Nursing Entering the 21st Century Faculty of Nursing. University of Jordon Amman
2003 Halton, Cheshire West and Ellesmere Port and Neston Primary Care Trusts conference “Developing Research in Primary Care” Peel House Plaza Widnes
Lead Researcher on £72,000 grant from NHS Executive North West Research and Development Unit (2001-2003) “Telephone Triage in Primary Care”
2003 North West SAPC Regional Conference, Kendal
2003 8th European Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care, Bergen Norway
2003 Joint Conference, Centre for Research in Primary and Community Care University of Hertfordshire Hatfield
2003 Society for Academic Primary Care “Spirit of Innovation “Conference Manchester International Conference Centre
2003 Sixth Annual Conference of the UK Federation of Primary Care Research Networks “Capacity and Capability, Celebrating a decade of capacity building in primary care research” Birmingham
2009 Cumbria Study of Higher Education Network (C-SHEN) “ Assessment in Higher Education Conference Carlisle “ Can scenario based learning provide a vehicle for meeting the education needs of Community Practitioners in relation to Long Term Conditions Management and Leadership : A Mixed Method approach
2010 An evaluation of the scope and practice of Non- Medical prescribing in the North West for NHS North West
2010 PDRP project   Service User and Carer Perceptions of Intermediate Care Services: A Qualitative Focus Group Study.
2010 PDRP project   A Clinical Audit to determine to what extent the Key Performance Indicators are being met to measure domestic abuse disclosure to PCT staff.
2010 PDRP project Evaluation of CPD for Minor injuries and minor illness training in Primary Care
2011 Symptomatic and psychological benefits of mindfulness interventions for breast cancer patients.
2014 PDRP project End of Life Care- perspectives of patients, carer’s and community staff on the use of the Preferred Place of Care Tool.