Ms Karen Iley

Lecturer in Nursing

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Disability Champion, Undergraduate  programmes, Division of Nursing Midwifery & Social Work

Lead University Link Lecturer, Manchester Foundation Hospitals NHS Trust (Oxford Road campus)

Module Lead for Public Health & Society - Bachelor of Nursing (Hons) 2019 curriculum

Module Lead for Building Confidence & Skill in the Management of Care - Bachelor of Nursing (Hons) 2011 curriculum

Academic Advisor for students on the BNurs programme.

Peer Reviewer of teaching and learning  - Faculty of Biology, Medicinel & Health Sciences

External Examiner at Northumbria University


I began my career as a State Enrolled Nurse and later qualified as a Registered General Nurse. I have worked mainly in acute medical specialiaties including cardiac and respiratory medicine. More recently, I have worked as a Lecturer in a number of universities teaching health professionals across undergraduate and post-graduate programmes of study.

Social responsibility

I am the Disability Champion for the Bachelor of Nursing (Hons) and Bachelor of Midwifery (Hons) programmes. My role involves developing resources for academic staff to support their students who are in need of Disability and Student Support at unioversity and practitioners in clinical practice

I also work as a volunteer at Burnage Foodbank

Memberships of committees and professional bodies

Member of the Royal College of Nursing.

Member of the British Sociological Association.


External positions

External Examiner, Northumbria University

1 Sep 2018 → …

External Examiner, Leeds Beckett University

1 Oct 20121 Oct 2017

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