Lisa Abbott

Lisa Abbott

Associate Head of School

School of Nursing and Midwifery
0121 331 6038

As Associate Head of School, Lisa is a proud advocate of Nursing and Midwifery at BCU. Throughout her 15 years working here, Lisa has enjoyed a variety of roles including Head of Department for Children’s and Young People’s Health, Deputy Programme Leader for Children’s Nursing, Senior Lecturer and Lecturer Practitioner. Lisa works collaboratively to both create and achieve a clear vision for the School, at strategic and operational level, striving for excellence. Lisa is known for an optimistic and fair approach to leadership, aiming to inspire trust within good working relationships.

Lisa is a Children’s Nurse, with a passion for intensive care nursing, employability, transition to registration, retention, student experience, leadership and social media.

Lisa is currently a PhD student with research centred around ‘A qualitative exploration of student children’s nurses experiences as they transition into qualified practice in a Paediatric Intensive Care Unit over a 12 month period.’ During 2020/1 Lisa has been awarded a Florence Nightingale Foundation ‘Emerging Leader’ Scholarship.

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