Staff profile

Jane Turner

Senior Lecturer in Nursing

Jane Turner speaking to colleagues




College of Health and Social Care


School of Nursing and Professional Practice


St Helena



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 one of the modules on the BSc Nursing Studies course and also the Assistant Programme Leader for Adult students based at the Chesterfield site.  As a member of the pre-registration nursing team I have additional responsibilities as a personal tutor and link tutor to practice areas.


Teaching responsibilities

I am a member of the stage 1 team at Chesterfield so the majoroty of my teaching responsibilities fall within the first year modules.  I module lead the Applied Health Sciences 1 which is a shared module on 1st year of BSc (Hons) Nursing


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