School:Nursing and Midwifery
Areas of Expertise: Nursing and midwifery
Lynn is a Senior Lecturer Practitioner and Doctoral Researcher at Anglia Ruskin University. She has a background in nursing and physician associate studies, and has clinical experience in advanced practice in primary care.
After completing her BSc at De Montfort University, Lynn started her career as a Registered Nurse. Her first role was in a spinal injury tertiary centre in the northwest of England.
Lynn began her academic journey with ARU by completing a Physician Associate MSc. As a Masters student, Lynn continued working as a Registered Nurse in specialities such as dermatology, care of the elderly and acute care.
After completion of her Masters, Lynn began working in primary care. She returned to ARU to complete her Advanced Non-Medical Prescribing qualification.
Lynn developed an interest in health and social care workforce development early in her career. In 2020, she became a Fellow with Health Education England, working on the RePAIR Project (Reducing Preregistration Attrition and Increasing Retention).
After gaining experience as a RePAIR Fellow, Lynn began her higher education career. She is currently completing her doctorate with a focus on health and social care workforce development.
Lynn’s research interests include workforce development, sustainable health, and social care workforce planning, widening participation and lifelong learning.
Koworera, L., Goldspink, S. 2022. Integrating new non-medical practitioners in general practices: barriers and facilitators. Primary Health Care (accepted 17 January 2022).