Adele Nightingale

Adele Nightingale

Senior Lecturer in Healthcare Leadership Practice

School of Sport and Health Sciences

Brook Building 318

+44 (0) 1772 89 5707

Adele has an interest in developing leadership in practice across all healthcare professions and settings.

Full Profile

Adele is an Operating Department Practitioner and has worked in a variety of NHS Hospitals in her career. She left her role as a NHS Theatre Manager to utilise her knowledge and experience in an education setting. Adele has worked as a Senior Lecturer in Perioperative Studies and from this she has developed an interest in Leadership, Human Factors and Non-technical skills. This has led to Adele working in her current role of Senior Lecturer in Healthcare Leadership in Practice.


  • MSc. Clinical Leadership and Management, Edge Hill University. 2014
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education, Edge Hill University. 2011
  • BSc. Health and Social Care- Perioperative Pathway. Edge Hill University. 2009


  • Exploring the lived experiences of practitioners who have undertaken a Leadership programme/module

External Affiliations and Roles

  • Fitness to Practise Panel member – Health and Care Professions Council  (HCPC)

Research Activities

Doctoral student