Deborah Roberts

Nursing and Allied Health

Deb is a registered adult nurse with over twenty seven years experience. Deb began her career in the Intensive care (ICU) setting. She specialised in cardiothoracic, neuroscience, burns and plastics, along with general ICU nursing of adults. Deb then went on to practice as a district nurse managing a large palliative caseload, before taking on a specialist role in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS/ME).
Deb joined LJMU as an academic on the Nursing Programme in October 2019.
Deb teaches leadership, clinical skills and the holistic care of long term conditions managment. She is a joint pre-registration cohort lead.
Deb maintains her professional interest in CFS/ME with an executive psotiion on the British Association for CFS/ME professionals (BACME) and contributes to both research into the condition and professional developement in diagnosis and treatment in the field.


2016, Edge Hill University, United Kingdom, MSc Advanced Nursing Practice, Advanced Practice
2001, Edge Hill University, United Kingdom, BSc Specialist Nursing Practitioner, Nursing
1997, Edge Hill University, United Kingdom, Diploma, Nursing

Academic appointments

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Nursing, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool John Moores University, 2019 - present

Journal article

Roberts D. 2018. Chronic fatigue syndrome and quality of life. Patient Related Outcome Measures, 9 :253-262 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Conference publication

Saini P. A systematic review of barriers and enablers to South Asian women’s attendance for asymptomatic screening of breast and cervical cancers 3rd World Congress on Women’s Health & Breast Cancer DOI Author Url