Dr Jillian Mccarthy

Senior Lecturer in Healthcare Management

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Jill McCarthy is a Senior Lecturer in Health Management at Manchester Business School.  She is also an active member of the NHS Research Ethics Committee NorthWest, and is external examiner for postgraduate programmes at the University of West London including the PGCert in Strategic Workforce Planning and Developing Integrated Services module. In addition, she is a reviewer for Health and clinical text books and journals, including: Sage Publications; the Journal of Nursing Education and Practice; Nurse Education Today; and McMaster University Health Journals. Jill is an active member of the European Health Management Association (www.ehma.org) and the Royal College of Nursing (http://www.rcn.org.uk/).

With over twenty years’ experience in teaching health management and leadership, and related topics, Jill commenced her role at Manchester Business School in 2012 and has since been engaged in the design and delivery of the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson MSc in Healthcare Leadership; she is one of the programme directors and lead for several cohorts within the programme.  Jill is also involved in undergraduate teaching within the Business School and research supervisor for both Masters' and Doctoral students.

A registered nurse by background, Jill previously worked as a nursing sister in community and palliative care settings and is committed to enhancing patient experience through the education of healthcare professionals. Research and teaching interests lie in leadership and management in healthcare; patient experience; ethical issues in healthcare; and technology enhanced learning in healthcare education and she has presented and published in these areas.

External positions

External Examiner, University of West London


Education / academic qualifications

  • 2009 - Doctor of Education, The Effects of E-learning on Professional Identity Construction
  • 1998 - Master of Science, The Ethics of Healthcare
  • Bachelor of Education

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