Claire Bewsher

Senior Lecturer

School of Nursing

Brook Building, BB341

+44 (0) 1772 89 5141

Claire commenced her nursing career in 1992 at Leeds College of Health, St James University Teaching Hospital and qualified as a Registered General Nurse in 1995 with a Diploma of Higher Education in Nursing Studies by The University of Leeds. After initially working in general and acute medicine she specialised in the acute care of older adults before moving into nurse education.

Full Profile

After over a decade working in a variety of different clinical positions within a diverse range of NHS organisations Claire transferred into Health Professional Education and has worked at the University of Central Lancashire since 2004, initially as a Lecturer and since 2007 as a Senior Lecturer.


MSc Health Professional Educaiton, University of Huddersfield, 2005
BSc (Hons.) Nursing Studies, S. Martin's College Lancaster, The University of Lancaster, 2001
ENB 998 Teaching and Assessing in Clinical Practice, S. Martin's College Lancaster, 2000
Diploma of Higher Education Nursing Studies (Adult Nursing), Leeds College of Health, The University of Leeds, 1995
Registered General Nurse (RGN), Leeds College of Health, St James University Teaching Hospital, 1995


No publications available.


  • Nursing and Midwifery Council Registered Nurse - Adult, Lecturer/Practice Educator
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Royal College of Nursing

External Activities

School of Health Academic Link for Myerscough College Veterinary Nursing and Farriery Courses

External Examiner for Birmingham City University


Masters Research Forum, University of Huddersfield, 2006

Teaching Activities and Responsibilities

Claire's current teaching responsibilities cover both Pre and Post -Registration Diploma and Degree level modules for a variety of courses run by the School of Health. She is a Module Leader for a Pre Registration Adult Field year 2 nursing module NU2214 Nursing the Older Person.

Other School responsibilities include being an established University Review Panel Member and her divisional representative for Knowledge Transfer Partnership Activity plus being a practice Link Lecturer for a variety of clinical areas in Southport and Fornby District General Hospital and Independent Health Care Facilities in Euxton.