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Gillian Armitage

Senior Lecturer
School of Community Health and Midwifery

Gillian teaches across a range of subjects for the Community team, with a particular interest in General Practice Nursing and Advanced Clinical Practice. Gillian's Masters degree focussed on digital learning. She is a National Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and Association of Academic General Practice Nurse Educators.

Gillian has published in 'The Textbook of Non-Medical Prescribing' and 'Living with a Chronic Condition'. Specific courses Gillian teaches include Management of Same Day Consultation, Fundamentals in General Practice, Management of Long Term Conditions, Management of Asthma and COPD, Non-medical Prescribing, Remote Consultations and Advanced Consultation, Examination and Decision Making. She is the course leader for MSc Nursing in General Practice.

Gillian has worked as a senior lecturer for 18 years within the Community Health and Midwifery. She has worked as a General Practice Nurse and Nurse Practitioner. Gillian was the General Practice Nurse Advisor in Fylde and Wyre and chair and founder member of the Northern Nurse Practitioner Association.

  • Masters in Education UCLan 2019
  • SD2 Teaching Qualification UCLan 2010
  • Nurse Tutor 2009
  • Post-Graduate Certificate in Education 2008
  • BSc (Hons) Health Studies / Nurse Practitioner Lancaster University 1999
  • Community Specialist Practitioner (General Practice Nursing) Lancaster University 1999
  • Family Planning Certificate, Liverpool University 1991
  • Registered Midwifery Training Preston Hospitals 1984
  • Polytechnic Certificate in Physiology Preston Polytechnic 1983
  • General Nurse Training Preston Hospitals 1982
  • Fitness
  • Guitarist
  • Skiing
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Association of Academic General Practice Nurse Educators.