Claudia Morton

Lecturer in Child Nursing

Faculty:Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care

School:School of Nursing and Midwifery

Location: Chelmsford

Areas of Expertise: Nursing and midwifery

Claudia is a Registered Adult Nurse, specialised in neonatal intensive care nursing.


Claudia qualified as a Registered Adult Nurse in Germany (2001), where she initially worked in an Acute Inpatient Mental Health Ward. In 2002/2003, during her travels around Australia, she worked some of the time as a community support worker in Sydney.

Claudia moved to England and joined the NHS at the beginning of 2004. For the last 17 years, she had worked on a level 2 neonatal unit, continuing her professional development from Staff Nurse to Senior Staff Nurse, Deputy Sister and most recently Ward Manager.

Claudia has a special interest in the development of nurse led research in clinical areas and the establishment of clinical academic roles for nurses and AHPs.

In 2020, Claudia successfully completed the HEE/ICA Pre-Masters Internship in Health Research.

Spoken Languages

  • German
  • English

Research interests

  • Clinical academic roles for nurses and AHPs
  • Nurse led research within children’s services, especially within neonatal care


  • Diploma in Nursing (Germany)
  • Children and Young People (Top-Up) BSc (Hons) (ARU)
  • Special and Intensive Care of the Newborn (ARU)
  • Enhanced Neonatal Practitioner (ARU)
  • Mentorship in Public Health Services (ARU)