School of Community Health and Midwifery
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Dawn is a senior lecturer and course leader MSC Safeguarding in an International Context. Her main interest is in the area of human trafficking.
She is module leader for:
Dawn is a Registered Nurse, Health Visitor and Registered Nurse Teacher. She has a BSc from Curtin University, Australia (1997) and an MA in the' Safeguarding and Welfare of Children' from the University of Huddersfield (2004). She has a PGCert. Ed and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. She is a registered nurse teacher and nurse prescriber.
Having qualified as a Health Visitor, Dawn worked in Lancashire before emigrating to Perth, Australia, where she worked as Community Children’s Nurse/Health visitor for 6 years. She then worked back in the UK as a health Visitor, before joining UCLan in 2004, as a senior lecturer. She volunteers as a Street Pastor in Preston and supports the work of Hope For Justice (human trafficking charity). She also sits on the Pan-Lancashire Trafficking Forum.
Her particular interest is safeguarding, particularly in the area of human trafficking. She is currently undertaking a PhD in human trafficking. She has authored a chapter on multi-professional aspects of prescribing in 'The Text Book of Non-Medical Prescribing' (Wiley-Blackwell, 2011) She has had papers on the subject of human trafficking published in the Health Visitor Journal and the Community Practitioner Journal.
MA (Safeguarding and Welfare of Children); BSc (Nursing); PGCert. Ed.; RHV; RN; RNT; NP.
Eccleston, D, E. (2015) Multi-Disciplinary Aspects of Prescribing (Chapter 6) in: Nuttall, D. & Rutt-Howard, J. (Eds) (2015) The Textbook of Non-Medical Prescribing. Chichester. Wiley Blackwell
Eccleston, D, E. (2014) The Health Visitor’s Role in Identifying and Responding to Child Trafficking. Journal of health Visiting Vol2: Iss.6: 318-324
Eccleston, D,E. (2013) Identifying Victims of Human Trafficking: Community Practitioner 2013:May: 86(5) 40-42
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Community Practitioners and Health Visitor Association
Pan-Lancashire Human Trafficking Forum
Human Trafficking: a study of vulnerability and the use of JuJu as a control method
BSC (SCPHN), PGDip (SCPHN)
MSc Safeguarding in an International Context