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Joanne Fisher

Nursing and Advanced Practice

Faculty of Health

Joanne qualified in 2005 after training at the Florence Nightingale School of Nursing at Kings College University London and is a member of the Nightingale Fellowship. Joanne has worked clinically across a range of clinical settings including coronary care, cardiothoracic intensive care, community nursing, practice nursing and later as an advanced practitioner in general practice. Having always had a passion for education, Joanne moved into higher education in 2018 and has taught across levels 4, 5, 6 & 7 for pre-registration nursing and advanced practice. Joanne joined LJMU in 2021 as a Senior Lecturer and is now a Principal Lecturer and Apprenticeship Lead for the School of Nursing and Advanced Practice. With interests in Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI), Joanne is also the Diversity & Inclusion Champion for the School, supporting the Associate Dean for EDI. Joanne is a peer learning group tutor on the PGCert in Academic Practice and has particular interests in inclusive pedagogy, health inequality and primary care and has led a number of Masters programmes including the MSc Advanced Clinical Practice Degree apprenticeship.


University of Chester, United Kingdom, MSc Advanced Clinical Practice
King's College London, United Kingdom, DipHE Adult Nursing

Academic appointments

Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Health & Social Care, University of Chester, 2018 - 2021

Postgraduate training

Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, United Kingdom, University of Chester, 2019 - 2021


Pro-Vice Chancellor Award. 2023

Conference presentation:

Moving into Academia: The Education Pillar, LJMU Advanced Practice Conference 2022, LJMU, Oral presentation. 2022


Fellowship of HEA, Higher Education Academy. 2021

Public engagement:

Public talk or lecture, Healthcare professionals, Organiser and speaker, Virtual, Public Lecture, A Public lecture to raise awareness of sickle disease and the recognition and immediate management of sickle cell crisis.. 2021

Teaching qualification:

Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching & Learning in Higher Education. 2019

Membership of professional bodies:

NMC Registration, Nursing & Midwifery Council. 2005