Katie Rowson

Senior Lecturer in Children’s Nursing

School of Nursing

Brook Building, BB337

+44 (0) 1772 89 4582

Subject Areas: Health

Katie is a Senior Lecturer in Children’s Nursing mainly teaching on the BSc (hons) Pre-Registration Nursing Degree. Katie maintains clinical practice links working as a Clinical Research Nurse and has an honorary contract with a local children’s hospice.

Katie’s Children’s Nursing experience includes 7½ years as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology working in the hospital and community setting. Prior to this Katie has experience working in General Paediatrics, Paediatric Oncology & Haematology and Children’s Hospice settings.

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Diploma in Nursing, Salford University, 2003

BSc (hons) Acute Child Care, Salford University, 2006

Non-Medical Nurse Independent Prescriber, Manchester Metropolitan University, 2010

MSc Integrated Children and Young People’s Practice, Edge Hill University, ongoing to complete 2016

Membership of professional and learned bodies



1. Rowson, K. Tan, A. Donaghy, S. Doerholt, K. Heath, P. & Riordan, A. (2015)Measles Reimmunization May Not Be Effective in Protecting HIV-Infected Children The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal Vol 34, No 5, pp. 552

2. Rowson, K. (2012) Responding to the needs of Children with HIV and Learning Difficulties in School British Journal of School Nursing Vol7 No 8 pp: 383-386

3. Dwyer, E. Prime, K. Foster, C. Jungmann, E. Gilbey-Cross, R. Adikari, S. Rowson, K. Cheserem, E. Sherlock, E. Herbert, S. Stergiopoulou, E. & Rocco, T. (2013) Mental Health diagnoses in HIV-infected young people: HIV Young Person’s Network Audit HIV Medicine 14 (Suppl.2) 1-10 (poster)

4. Slee, H. Hardman, J. Scott, K. Rowson, K. Nixon, I. & Tan, A. (2013) Preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV: Paediatric Audit Cycles between 2004 and 2010 HIV Medicine 14 (Suppl.2) 1-10 (poster)

External Affiliations and Roles

Executive Committee Member – Children’s HIV Association (CHIVA)

HIV Nursing Journal – Advisory Board

CHIVA Africa Volunteer

Destination Florida – Volunteer Lead Nurse


Conference Presentations at:

CHIVA Conferences, NHIVNA Conference, North West Paediatric and Perinatal HIV Network Conferences, Royal Society of Medicine Conference, National Children’s Bureau Conference

Research Nurse on AALPHI Study – MRC Clinical Trials Unit at University College London