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Sharon Riverol

Nursing and Advanced Practice

Faculty of Health

Sharon qualified in 2005 and has had a varied career working in acute care and within general practice, eventually becoming an advanced practitioner before making the change into academia. Currently Sharon is the module lead for the first year practice module a Trainee Nursing Associate (TNA) cohort lead and involved in research projects within the university such as diversity and the nursing curriculum. Sharon has had her first publication in Jan 2021 and also completed her first conference this year.

Sharon will be completing the PGCE this year and then hopes to move on to doctorial or PhD level study.


2020, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, MSc (dist) Advanced clinical practice
2018, University of Chester, England, BSc (hons)

Academic appointments

Senior Lecturer, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool John Moores University, 2021 - present
Lecturer, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool John Moores University, 2020 - 2021


Lavery J, Riverol S. 2023. Chapter 12; Public Health: Prevention, promotion and empowerment Peate I, Diamond-Fox S, Hill B. The Advanced Practitioner: A Framework for Clinical Practice (Advanced Clinical Practice) Wiley Publishing.

Journal article

Riverol SL, McCarthy R. 2021. Early implementation of the Enhanced Health in Care Homes model due to COVID-19: a service review Primary Health Care, 31 :24-29 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Conference presentation:

First we must listen; understanding equality, diversity and inclusivity in pre registration nursing to improve student experiences., RCN education conference, Oral presentation. 2022

Hearing student voices to develop inclusion and equality in learning, teaching and assessment, RCN Education conference, Oral presentation. 2022

Improving collaboration between the university and nursing students to support Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) within education and practice placements for the pre-registration nursing programme., RCN Education Forum Virtual, Online, Oral presentation. 2022

Equality, diversity and inclusion project, Liverpool John Moores university teaching and learning confrence, online, Other. 2021

Other Professional Activity:

LJMU Curriculum Enhancement Internship Project funding EDI. 2021