Alison Coull

alison coull

Dr Alison Coull



I am a part-time Lecturer / Practitioner in the School of Health and Social Care.
I work clinically as a Specialist Nurse at the Spittal St centre in Edinburgh where I lead the Wound Clinic service.


Editorial Activity

  • British Journal of Nursing Board


Invited Speaker

  • Tissue Viability Society Conference: 'Leg ulcers in people who inject drugs – putting evidence into practice'



  • Journal of Wound Care - editorial review panel
  • British Journal of Community Nursing
  • British Journal of Nursing


Fellowships and Awards

  • Smith and Nephew Doctoral Nursing Research Studentship
  • British Journal of Nursing Clinical Practice Award (Compression Therapy) Winner: for developing a wound care service for homeless people
  • Smith and Nephew Foundation Nursing Research Scholarship (Masters)
  • Stirling University Research and Enterprise (SURE) Innovation Award Winner: to develop a web-based distance learning tissue viability course
  • National Board for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting (Scotland) GNC Travel Award


Advisory panels and expert committees/witness

  • Panel member of multi-disciplinary SIGN Guideline development group ‘Care of Venous Leg Ulcers’ (SIGN 120)
  • External reviewer for Leg Ulcer competency pack for NHS Lothian
  • External reviewer for NHS Tayside Leg Ulcer policy


Conference Activity

  • Tissue Viability Society Conference - Best free paper winner
  • Scottish National Needle Exchange Conference 'Wound management' workshop