Originally from Oxfordshire, nurse education at St George's London, and Oxford Brookes,  living in Southern England and Yorkshire, before moving to Cumbria in 2003; Biddy has been teaching at University of Cumbria since 2005, and kept a clinical role until 2014.

With 25 years as a health Visitor, and 5 years in Practice nursing, an adult nurse with extensive public health, sexual health and children and famillies experience, Biddy currently teaches in the Adult nursing team, in all nursing skills and specifically: holistic and wellness assessment and motivational interviewing for best health outcomes.

Qualifications and memberships

MA in Inclusive education IOE, London; 2007:

PGCE LT in HE 2010.


Academic and research interests

Attachment & resilience

Teen Parenting

Public health; Inequalities in health.

Child development.