Justine Whitaker

Senior Lecturer

School of Sport and Health Sciences

Brook Building, BB427

+44 (0) 1772 89 3628


Justine's areas of interest: Lymphatic structure and disorders, Cancer/Palliative Care, Vascular.

External Activities

Director and Nurse Specialist of Northern Lymphology – Private clinic for lymphatic disorders, includes assessment of condition and treatment options.

Instructor in Kinesio Tape application.


2007 October 2007 ‘Scrotal Oedema – Best Practice’,Journal of Community Nursing.

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Professional Training

Registered General Nurse Level 1

Professional Awards

2007 Winner of “Innovations in Cancer Nursing” Nursing Standard Nurse of the Year Awards, Royal College of Nursing.

2007 Overall Winner of the UK’s Nurse of the Year Nursing Standard Nurse of the Year Awards, Royal College of Nursing.

Post Registration Qualifications

MSc in the Management of Lymphoedema Current Student - dissertation year.

Postgraduate Certificate in Commenced September 2004 Lymphoedema – formed part of above

Mphil / PHD 2001 Nov – 2003 Sept One year completed and certified. Communicating with a person facing loss.

Advanced Practice in Lymphoedema Management.

The Specialist Management of Chronic Oedema. Dip of Higher Education. E.N.B. A81.

Certificate in Manual Lymphatic Drainage. Leduc School of Therapy, Belgium (Course studied in London).

Short course in Diabetes Airedale General Hospital E.N.B. 928.

Non University Study
Relevant to current post

2004, Kinesio Tape course KT1 and KT2 Ruth Coope, USA Tutor. Chester UK

2007, Kinesio Tape course KT1 and KT2 Kim Rock Stockheimer, Bradford University

2007, KT 3 – Lymphoedema