Tracey Williams

Tracey Williams

Senior Lecturer

School of Sport and Health Sciences

Greenbank, GR213

+44 (0) 1772 89 3692

Tracey is a registered nurse (Adult) (RN) specialised in operating theatre nursing and registered operating department practitioner (RODP). She is current Vice President for Association of Perioperative Practice (AfPP) and a member of the HCPC Fitness to practice panel. She also sits on the European Operating Room Nurses Association (EORNA) board.

Full Profile


1990 Registered General Nurse- Lancaster District School of Nursing

2000 Operating Department Practitioner NVQ Level 3 University Central Lancashire

2002 D32/33 assessor

2004 NST 201 intraoperative theatre practitioner

2004 NST 306 Mentor and assessor award

2005 Diploma in professional studies nursing

2006 BSc 1st class (Hons) Nursing Studies

2007 PG Certificate in Education

2010 Registered Nurse Teacher – NMC

2014 Masters in Education (professional practice in HE)


No Publications Available


January 2010: Assessment discourses and students engagement with the assessment in schools of veterinary nursing, nursing and pharmacy at Myerscough College and UCLan

January 2014: A qualitative research study, to identify student perceptions of how peer review contributes towards developing learning skills



Presented at: 1st International Nursing Leadership and Professional Organisation Conference

April 2016: Trauma care Conference – the cost of documentation

August 2013: AfPP York – Court in the Act

September 2011: Developing Mental Services opportunities and Ideas Bolton Conference

November 2009: Engaging with Research School of nursing conference UCLan



NatSSips – NHS Improvement – producing national standards for interventional procedures

Writing group lead – Documentation and Governance

SAFE – OR Africa project


Fellow Higher Education Academy
Vice President AfPP
Chair of Governance Committee AfPP
Chair Education Reference Group AfPP
Member of Royal College Nursing – perioperative forum
Board member EORNA
Member of the SAFE – OR Africa project
President of The Association for Perioperative Practice (1 January 2019 onwards)

Teaching Activities and Responsibilities

Intraoperative care, anaesthetics care, recovery room care, Advanced scrub practice, wounds and healing, research at level 4,5,6,  High dependency/critical care, Mentorship, at level 6 and 7, Anatomy and physiology, professional development.

I teach within pre-registration and post-registration programmes, nurses and allied health  settings using nursing skills and professional standards across professional boundaries

I provide peer observation process and peer support within the university for students undertaking the teaching toolkit and postgrad cert in education.

Member of university review Panel – course reviews and validations

Course leader: Advanced Certificate Perioperative Care


External Activities

External examiner at Anglia Ruskin University

President of The Association for Perioperative Practice (1 January 2019 onwards)