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Dilyse Nuttall

Divisional Leader and Principal Lecturer

School of Community Health and Midwifery

Brook Building, BB348

+44 (0) 1772 89 3698

dnuttall@uclan.ac.uk

Dilyse is Academic Lead for the Family, Community and Public Health team and is module leader for NU3237, NU4042 & NU3037 Community Practitioner Nurse Prescribing modules. Her other teaching responsibilities are in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing Programme and the Nurse Prescribing Programmes. Dilyse's specialist areas of interest lie in public health issues and in Non-Medical Prescribing. She is currently undertaking a research study exploring the lived experience of the nurse prescriber in community & primary care settings.

Full Profile

Having qualified as a Registered Nurse (Adult) in 1990, Dilyse worked on a Gastroenterology ward for five years before undertaking the Dip. H.E. in Midwifery at UCLan. In 1999, she completed the BSc (Hons) Community Specialist Practitioner in Public Health (Health Visiting).

In 2002, whilst practicing as a Health Visitor, she completed an MSc (by research) Public Health and Risk Management.

Dilyse began teaching in the University of Central Lancashire in 2003, completing a PGDip in Professional Education (Lecturer) in 2005 and becoming a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

She is currently undertaking MPhil/PhD studies exploring the lived experience of the nurse prescriber in community & primary care settings.

Dilyse is Chair of the North West Non-Medical Prescribing Education Group, which is a collaboration of North West University programme leads, which aims to promote and develop Non-Medical Prescribing.

Membership of Professional Bodies:

NMC registrant

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Publications

Nuttall, D. & Rutt-Howard, J. (2015). Textbook of non medical prescribing. 2nd Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell

Nuttall, D. (2013) Self-Assessing Competence in Non-Medical Prescribing, Nurse Prescribing, 11(10), 510-514

Nuttall, D. (2013) Health Visitor V100 Prescribing: Considering the 6Cs, Journal of Health Visiting, 1(9), 530-533

Nuttall, D. (2013) Health Visitor V100 Prescribing: The Current Context, Journal of Health Visiting, 1(8), 456-460

 

Research Activities

Dilyse has completed a research project, which investigated the influence of input from a health professional on the uptake of the ‘flu-jab’. A condensed version of the project is published in the British Journal of Community Nursing.

Ref: Nuttall, D. (2003) The Influence of Health Professionals on the Uptake of the Influenza Immunisation, British Journal of Community Nursing, Vol.8, No.9, pp.391-396

In 2010, she was involved in the Evaluation of the Impact of Family Nurse Partnerships on Safeguarding, for Blackpool PCT.

Dilyse is currently undertaking a research study, using a phenomenological approach, exploring the lived experience of the nurse prescriber in the community or primary care setting.

Teaching Activities

Dilyse is module leader for NU3037, NU3237 & NU4042 Community Practitioner Nurse Prescribing modules. Her other teaching responsibilities are in the Specialist Community Public Health Nursing Programme and the Independent & Supplementary Prescribing Programme.

External Roles

Dilyse is Chair of the North West Non-Medical Prescribing Education Group, which is a collaboration of North West University programme leads, which aims to promote and develop Non-Medical Prescribing. This has included the development of an interactive Web Resource for Non-Medical Prescribing. This role is ongoing and she is regularly involved in reviewing and updating the Resource.