Lorraine Shaw

Nursing and Allied Health

Lorraine Shaw has been the Subject Lead for Nursing in the School of Nursing and Allied Health since 2013. Lorraine is academic lead for a range of programmes, including pre-registration nursing, Adult, Child and Mental Health, Specialist Community Practitioners, Assistant Practitioners, and Advanced Practice. She also oversees a suite of Continuing Professional Development modules. Lorraine has held academic management positions at LJMU since 2007, and has extensive experience of curriculum development.
Lorraine has been a registered nurse since 1987. She maintains clinical practice with the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital Trust. Previously, before moving into education at LJMU in 1998, Lorraine practiced in a range of clinical areas: general medicine, palliative care, haematology oncology, and accident and emergency.
Lorraine is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and has taught a variety of topics. These include public health, nursing practice, moral philosophy, ethics in healthcare, medical law and professional accountability. Lorraine has undertaken research into the student’s experience of teaching and has published on this. Lorraine has collaborated on a variety of qualitative research projects, most recently the European Later Life Active Network, and research into student’s experience of raising concerns in clinical practice.


1999, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, Post Graduate Certificate Learning & Teaching in HE
1997, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom, MSc Ethics and Law in Healthcare
1995, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, BA (Hons) Health Studies

Academic appointments

Subject Head - Nursing, Liverpool John Moores University, 2013 - present
Head of Urgent,Acute and Secondary Care, Liverpool John Moores University, 2009 - 2013
Senior Lecturer - Law and Ethics, Liverpool John Moores University, 2005 - 2007
Senior Lecturer - Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University, 1998 - 2005


Shaw L, Hayes J, Smith G. 2016. Care and Compassion Smith GM. Dementia Care A Practical Approach CRC Press. Boca Raton 9781482245738

Shaw L, Parker D. 2016. Policy and Social Aspects of Dementia Smith G. Dementia Care A Practical Approach CRC Press 9781482245738

Journal article

Shawa L, Carey P, Mair M. 2008. Studying interaction in undergraduate tutorials: results from a small-scale evaluation TEACHING IN HIGHER EDUCATION, 13 :703-714 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Shaw L, Dockery G, McDermott L, Price J. We just have normal sex Journal of Contemporary Health, 5 :42-46

Research Grants Awarded:

Janssen/Thomas More, Pharmacy Packaging Tests, Grahame Smith (PI), Lorraine Shaw (Co-I), Grant value (£): 22335, Duration of research project: 1 year. 2015