Lecturer in Adult Nursing. My professional experience includes working as a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SCPHN) in Health Visiting and School Nursing with a broad knowledge of children's public health and child protection. I have also previously worked within post anaesthetic and acute and critical care.

Qualifications and memberships

Currently working towards MSc in Practice Development.


BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies

NMC registered

Member of RCN

Academic and research interests

Preparing and supporting students and staff members when working within the child protection and safeguarding arena.

Public Health

Health inequalities and inequities

Health promotion and early intervention


Part of a working group to write, review and disseminate the Risk and Resilience Model and Matrix with Cumbria Local Safeguarding Children Board and Cumbria County Council


Douglas-Brown C   (2021)  Health Inequalities in Children and Young People: The Case of Cumbria UK