Christine Pollock

Christine Pollock

Christine Pollock

Senior Lecturer


Christine is Senior Lecturer in the Innovation for Practice Theme, School of Health and Social Care. An experienced nurse, she has held promoted posts in the National Health Service and within Edinburgh Napier University.
Christine's experience as a Registered Nurse includes Acute Medical Care, Accident and Emergency, Intensive Care, Coronary Care and High Dependency, as well as Diabetes and Respiratory Nursing, in hospitals across Edinburgh.
Since entering Nurse Education she has gained postgraduate qualifications in both Nursing and Education. Christine's extensive experience in education has included senior responsibility for the Pre Registration Bachelor of Nursing at Edinburgh Napier, one of the largest programmes of its kind in the U.K. Her current responsibilities include Senior Lecturer for the Post Registration Programmes, and leading on Educational Research for the school. She has lectured on Ethics and Work Based Learning in the Post Graduate Programmes.
Christine's research and scholarship interests are in education and demonstrating the impact of research in practice. She has been funded by NHS Education for Scotland for projects to improve the student nurses experience in practice, and to facilitate developments which extend the range of practice learning opportunities for student nurses.
Christine was the Co-convenor for the Scottish Collaboration for the Enhancement of Pre Registration Nursing (2011-2017), and is a reviewer for the Journal of Nursing Management.



Advisory panels and expert committees/witness

  • Partner with NHS Borders for education and practice enhancements
  • Liaison with NHS Fife for Joint Working
  • University Liaison and Trustee with the Eric Liddle Centre
  • Co-convenor of the Scottish Collaboration for the Enhancement of Pre-Registration Nursing
  • Consultant with practice partners for practice learning in the NHS and in the third sector,
  • School representative for the ‘Professional Values’ sub-group for the National consultation on the future of nursing and midwifery ‘Setting the Direction’
  • School liaison to the Scottish Academic Heads for Nursing, Midwifery and the Allied Health Professions (AHPs)
  • School liaison with the Scottish Government for Ad Hoc events
  • School liaison to the Council of Deans (Nursing, Midwifery and the AHPs)
  • School Executive Lead with the Scottish National Implementation Group (Pre-registration Nursing)


Conference Activity

  • Joint conference planner for the 2012 Scottish National Implementation Group conference under the banner of the NHS Education for Scotland (the remit of SNIG was to share good practice across Scotland in reapproval for the NMC, 2010, Standards)


Invited Speaker

  • Invited Inspirational Keynote Speaker for the Leadership in Compassionate Care Programme, NHS Lothian 2010