Mrs Jo Brown

Position: Lecturer in Pre Qualification Health Care

College: College of Health and Social Care

Department: Health Care Practice

Subject area: Pre Qualification Health Care

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Senior Lecturer in Pre Registration Health Care

Teaching responsibilities

Public Health

Integrated Adult Nursing 2

Stage 1 Simulation -The Health of the Community

Service Improvement

Personal Tutor

Masters IS Supervisor

Professional interests

Public Health



District Nursing

Research interests

Public Health topics

Master of Public Health Dissertation in relation to public health advice provided in relation to obesity by student nurses-factors affecting this

Membership of professional bodies





Registered General Nurse

BSc(hons) Specialist Practice-District Nursing

Post Graduate Certificate in Interprofessional Learning,menntoring and Assessing

Master of Public Health

Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Authority

Recent publications

  • Brown, J; Collins, G (2015) Embedding simulated practice: in a pre registration nursing curriculum. Primary Health Care. May 25:4 30-33


  • Collins,G;Brown,J;Henshaw,L;Whitehead,B;(2015) Using reflection on reading for revaldidation.Nursing Times111:23/24,14-16


  • Brown, J; Collins, G (2015) Embedding simulated practice: health of the community experience. Primary Health Care. July 25:6 26-30

Recent conferences

  • Collins, G; Brown, J (2015) ‘Innovative learning from simulated patient complaints.’ NET 2015 Annual Conference, Cambridge, September 2015.(Prize for best presented poster)
  • Collins, G. Brown, J. (2014), ‘The commissioning cauldron: Innovative simulation for community health improvement’, NET 2014 Annual Conference, Cambridge, September 2014. 
  • Collins, G. Brown, J. (2014), ‘Enhancing Patient Through Simulated Complaints’, Society in Europe for Simulation Applied to Medicine, Poznan Poland, June 2014. 
  • Gratton.O. Collins, G. Brown, J. (2014). ‘The Benefits & Dilemmas of Student Led Simulation Pilot Led Program’, 8th Annual UK Simulation in Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Conference,   Chester, June 2014.
  • Collins, G. Brown, J, Newton, J, Pearson, J. Seddon, C. (2013). ‘Community Togetherness: a students’ simulated experience of community health improvement’, poster presentation, College of Medicine Annual Conference, London, June 2013. 
  • Collins, G. Brown, J. (2012). ‘Service User Stories: Use of Vodcasts as a trigger for simulated practice’, theme paper, Association of Simulated Practice in Healthcare Annual Conference, Oxford, November 2013. 
  • Collins, G. Brown, J. (2012). ‘Engaging with Service User Stories’, poster presentation, NET 2012 Annual Conference, Cambridge, September 2012. (Poster Prize Commendation).

Experience in industry

Health Care of the Elderly

Acute Medical Ward

Medical Assessment Unit

Community Staff Nurse

District Nurse

District Nurse Practice Teacher

In the media


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