David Foster

David Foster

Lecturer in Children’s Nursing

School of Nursing

Brook Building, BB337

+44 (0) 1772 89 4992


Subject Areas: Nursing and Midwifery

David Foster is a Lecturer in Children’s Nursing and teaches on the pre-registration nursing course. David has mainly worked in Paediatric Critical Care but also has experience working in Specialist Cardiac Services.

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David began his training in 2008 at Edge Hill University. Following qualification he took a post on the Paediatric Cardiac Intensive Care in the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle upon Tyne specialising in post-operative care of children with congenital heart defects. In 2013 David moved to the Paediatric Intensive Care at Alder Hey completing his Post Graduate Certificate in Critical Care Nursing, and further being appointed as a Lecturer Practitioner delivering the High Dependency Nursing Course.

David commenced his role as Lecturer at UCLan in March 2017.


  • BSc (Hons) Children’s Nursing, Edge Hill University, 2011
  • PG Cert in Critical Care Nursing, UCLan, 2014
  • Mentorship in Professional Practice, Edge Hill University, 2015

Membership of professional and learned bodies

  • NMC
  • RCN
  • PICS