Alison Whiteley

Alison Whiteley

Lecturer in Adult Nursing

School of Nursing

Brook Building, BB341

+44 (0) 1772 89 1702

Alison was a pre-registration nursing student at UCLAN and worked for the NHS for 15 years before becoming a lecturer with the Adult Pre-Registration nursing team in February 2019.  Her background is District Nursing, School Nursing and CAMHS/Learning Disability Children’s Nursing.

Alison is a member of the Nursing & Midwifery Council.

Full Profile

Alison worked as an Occupational Therapy Assistant with the NHS before gaining a seconded position to study Adult Nursing at UCLAN. On qualification she worked on community as a district nurse and then as a community nurse with the Children & Families Team.  Alison returned to UCLAN to study for the BSc Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (School Nurse) in 2016 and then worked as a practitioner with the CAMHS/Children’s Learning Disability team before joining the UCLAN nursing lecturing team at the beginning of 2019.

Alison’s passion is community nursing and she is looking forward to sharing her knowledge and experience with nursing students.  She will be commencing an Academic Practice Apprenticeship in September 2019 and hopes to complete her Masters qualification after that.


  • Dip HE Adult Nursing – UCLan 2009
  • Community Practitioner Prescriber – UCLan 2014
  • BSC Hons Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (School Nursing) – UCLan 2016

Teaching activities and responsibilities

  • Module Team



Involved in the ongoing development of Non Medical Prescribing Resource for Pre Registration Nursing Students.