Lynne is a nurse educator teaching smaller groups with a focus on clinical skills. Lynne teaches on the Adult Nursing Pre-registration programme. This role has a strong clinical skills focus and Lynne has been involved in developing skills and simulation sessions to support delivery of the new nursing curriculum. As an Anatomy and Physiology mentor her role involves sharing good practice within the adult nursing team. This has also included developing the introduction and embedding of Anatomy and Physiology materials into the first year module. Lynne is an Academic advisor offering pastoral and academic support role to her home-group students.
After returning to practice in 2006 Lynne went on to do further training and develop her nursing role. With an interest in improving patient care she carried out a project on pressure ulcer prevention in the A&E department. Lynne developed an electronic assessment and care plan to manage and prevent pressure damage to patients in This had a positive impact on patient care and she was able to secure funding for specialist equipment. As the department representative on the Trust’s " Falls and bone health committee", Lynne developed and introduced a direct referral system, to the community occupational therapy falls prevention service for patients presenting with injuries following a fall. Lynne presented the results of these interventions at an event to the chief nurse for Scotland and nurse managers of the Trust in 2010.
In 2011 Lynne moved to community nursing and studied the SPQ DN and nurse prescriber qualifications. Lynne has an interest in palliative care and carer support and in 2014 researched how carers were supported after bereavement by remote community nursing teams. Lynne became the community bereavement support lead and was involved in reviewing and developing the bereavement support policy. After taking up her latest post Lynne studied PGCert. community practice teacher at the University of central Lancashire going on to establish the teaching and development of specialist practitioner students in a new locality.