Ailsa Sharp

Ailsa Sharp

Ailsa Sharp



Ailsa is a Lecturer in Adult Nursing and the Field Lead for the undergraduate adult health students on the Bachelor of Nursing programme. As a former tissue viability nurse she ensures tissue viability in included in throughout the three year undergraduate programme for all fields of nursing, midwifery and also veterinary nursing.
Her particular interests are in education, equipping healthcare practitioners for their evolving role, and the resurgence of ‘old’ remedies like maggots and honey.



Conference Activity

  • Scottish Wound Care Annual Conference: Chair 2009-2016
  • Wounds UK Annual Conference 2013. Symposium Chair


Invited Speaker

  • Sharp, A. Murray, M. Dorrance, H. 2008. Is honey the bee’s knees? Poster presentation: World Union of Wound Healing Societies, Toronto, Canada
  • European Wound Management association Conference 2007. Oral presentation: Pilot study to compare the incidence of pressure ulceration on two therapeutic support surfaces in elderly care.


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