Carol Blackmore

Senior Lecturer

School of Nursing

Brook Building, BB337

+44 (0) 1772 89 5522

Subject Areas: Nursing

Carol after successful completion of her RSCN at Booth Hall Children’s hospital worked on a children’s ward within a district general hospital. Her previous nursing experience including many years as a children nurse and has worked mainly with the acute setting of Paediatrics including medicine and surgery and also many years management experience as a ward sister prior to coming into teaching.

She is interested in the acute care and management of the sick child and also supporting children and their families who have chronic or complex needs. Since entering teaching she has been involved in the development of the Practice Assessment documents and the design and delivery of the current pre-registration curriculum (Child branch).

Carol is a senior lecturer within the school of nursing. Her research for her master’s degree in Education included a qualitative study on the experiences of students in all the three branches of nursing education looking at presentations as a method of assessment. Other research interests include nursing education, student experience, assessment, communication skills and service user input within nursing education.

She also has an interest in mental health and the care of children and families with acute and chronic illness.


  • Master’s degree in Education 2013 UCLAN
  • BSc Child Health 2006 RCN Manchester University.
  • RSCN Booth Hall 1989.
  • SRN Blackburn Education Centre. 1985
  • RNT

Membership of Professional and Learned Bodies

  • HEA

Teaching activities and responsibilities

  • Teaching responsibilities within the pre-registration nursing curriculum.
  • Module leader for NU3344 and I organises of third year child branch prep for placement

External Affiliations and Roles

  • Link lecture for Burnley Neonatal intensive care unit and the Walton Lane Children’s Centre.
  • Organise activities for child team science festival.


  • NET Cambridge 2014
  • Authenticity to action. Involving Service Users and Carers in Higher Education March 2015…
  • Presenting at this year’s NET Cambridge September 2015.


Humanising Healthcare education. Service users contribute their lived experiences to child branch nursing students.

Service user involvement in the child branch nursing curriculum.

A qualitative enquiry: Presentations as a method of assessment: a student’s perspective.