Kathryn Riley

Kathryn's Profile

Job title

Head of Department of Health

Academic qualifications

Registered General Nurse, BSc (Hons), PgCert(Ed), MSc Clinical Education

Professional recognition / membership

HEA fellowship


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I worked clinically for 16 years at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, in Renal Medicine and Haemodialysis, and then moved into Nurse Education for 12 years, providing support and education for grades of Nurses and Healthcare Practitioners before completing a secondment in Education and Quality at Health Education England (West Midlands).

Now as a Lecturer and Assessor I am enthusiastic to continue to share my knowledge and skills with UCB students who aspire to be healthcare staff of the future.


Assistant Practitioner Apprenticeship Diploma – Anatomy and Physiology, Infection Prevention and Control, Managing Quality, Leadership as well as work based assessments of practice.

Research interests and scholarly activity

2016 - Author of 3 e-learning modules on Pain Management for Registered Nurses (University of Birmingham, SCRIPT)

Planning to start a Doctorate in Education in September 2017

Adult nursing student and a teacher at the Health Suite Moss House

Department of Health

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