Julie began her nursing career in 1994 after completing a diploma in adult nursing with University of Bedfordshire. She went on to complete BA (Hons) Specialist Community Practitioner qualification and later onto Independent Prescribing, Practice Education and specialist End of Life Care qualifications with University of Northampton.
Throughout her years in District Nursing, Julie developed a passion for nurse education and the development of advanced roles within healthcare. Julie joined the University in 2013 as an associate lecturer and commenced her current role as a Senior Lecturer in Advanced Nursing in April 2015. Julie maintains clinical relevance and keeps her practice skills updated by working clinically in Primary Care as an advanced practitioner alongside her UON work commitments.