Jill Dobson

Jill Dobson

Senior Lecturer

School of Sport and Health Sciences

Greenbank Building, GB215

+44 (0) 1772 89 5116


Subject Areas: Health, Nursing and Midwifery

Jill is the Course Leader for the Advanced Certificate – (Specialist Ongoing Care Approaches).  Her teaching responsibilities are predominantly in the post-graduate critical care port-folio.  Research interests include end of life and bereavement within the acute and critical care environment.

Full Profile

Jill qualified as a registered nurse in 2001 and subsequently worked mainly in critical care areas.  She became a deputy ward manager in intensive care in 2005 and completed the specialist practitioner in Adult Intensive Care BSc at this time.

She then specialised further and gained a position as a specialist nurse in bereavement and donation in 2008, obtaining a PGCert in Death, Bereavement and Human Tissue Studies and MSc in Nursing.

Jill began her teaching career as a clinical skills tutor in Undergraduate medicine in 2010 and achieved her PGCE and became a lecturer at UCLan in 2013.

  • NMC registrant
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy


Dobson, J. (2017). Dame Cicely Saunders – an inspirational nursing theorist. Cancer Nursing Practice. 16, 7, 31-34.

Dobson, J. (2017). Providing high-quality care at the end of life: the role of education and guidance. British Journal of Nursing, Vol 26, No 20, 1116-1120.