After qualifying as a Registered General Nurse Lisa worked in Intensive Care and then later Accident and Emergency.  In 2006 she started working in Clinical Skills Education where she further developed her interest in clinical education.  In February 2015, Lisa joined the University as a Senior Lecturer in Clinical Practice before securing her current role in the following September. 

Qualifications and memberships

  • Registered General Nurse Adult
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Associate Member of the College of Paramedics
  • Advanced Life Support Instructor
  • BSc (Hons) Nursing Adult
  • MSc (Hons) Practice Development

Academic and research interests

Currently working on a collaborative research project with Lancaster University looking at compassion fatigue amongst frontline paramedics.  Recently completed a Master's dissertation on Paramedics' experience of education in breaking bad news.

Ongoing research looking more in-depth at Paramedics' experiences of breaking bad news.  Awaiting ethical approval for qualitative research project with NWAS. 


Smith L and Mee S (2017) Patient Advocacy: Breaking down barriers and challenging decisions. Nursing Times; 113: 1, 54-56.

Smith L (2017) Choosing between colloids and crystalloids for IV infusion. Nursing Times [online]; 113: 12, 20-23.

Recent external roles

External Examiner for Glasgow Caledonian University BSc(Hons) Nursing Practice and Continuing Professional Development programmes.