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.


Research Areas


Editorial Activity

  • British Journal of Nursing Board


Invited Speaker

  • Tissue Viability Society Conference 2017 Invited Speaker: '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 2006
  • British Journal of Nursing Clinical Practice Award 2002 (Compression Therapy) Winner: for developing a wound care service for homeless people
  • Smith and Nephew Foundation Nursing Research Scholarship 1998 (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 for SIGN Guideline 120 - Management of Chronic Venous Leg Ulcers 2011
  • External reviewer for Leg Ulcer competency pack for NHS Lothian 2015
  • External reviewer for NHS Tayside Leg Ulcer policy 2012


Conference Activity

  • Tissue Viability Society Conference 2016 - Best free paper winner
  • Scottish National Needle Exchange Conference 2016 'Wound management' workshop