Jane Turner

Position: Senior Lecturer in Nursing

College: College of Health and Social Care

Department: Health Care Practice

Subject area: Pre Qualification Health Care

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I am a Senior Lecturer within the Nursing and Healthcare Practice team based at the Chesterfield site. My main responsibilities are as a Module leader for two of the modules on the BSc Nursing Studies course. As a member of the pre-registration nursing team I have additional responsibilites as a personal tutor and link tutor to practice areas.

Teaching responsibilities

Applied Health Sciences 1 - shared module on 1st year of BSc (Hons) Nursing

Applied Health Sciences 2 - shared module on 2nd year of BSc (Hons) Nursing


I also deliver some of the sessions on other modules within the BSc Nursing programme, when requested.

Professional interests

Prior to working for the University of Derby I have worked as a nurse within Accident & Emergency departments and Minor Injury Units. I was also one of the first group of students who successfully completed the Emergency Care Practitioner (ECP) pilot study for the Changing Workforce Programme and worked as an ECP for a short time following the completion of the study. My areas of interest are the life sciences, minor injuries and emergency care.

Membership of professional bodies

Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy


  • BSc (Hons) Autonomous Emergency Practice, Coventry University
  • Diploma in Health Studies / Registered Nurse Adult, University of Bradford
  • BSc (Hons) Microbiology, University of Leeds
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Interprofessional Learning, Mentoring and Assessment, University of Derby
  • MSc in Health and Social Care, University of Derby

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