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Heather Bain
Title: Dr.
First Name: Heather
Surname: Bain
Position: Senior Lecturer
Telephone: +44 (0)1224 262634
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Heather is Senior Lecturer Post Graduate and CPD Education. She completed the award Doctor of Education in 2015 exploring ‘The Unique Knowing of District Nurses in Practice’. She is also:

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council accredited reviewer
  • External Examiner – City University, London
  • Editorial Board member, Journal of Community Nursing
  • Non-Medical Prescribing/Medicines Management Expert Advisor,  Nursing and Midwifery Council (PT Secondment)

Teaching Interests

  • Non medical prescribing education
  • Community nursing
  • Public health
  • Palliative care
  • Advanced practice
  • Practice teaching
  • Long term conditions
  • Clinical decision making, leadership, policy and professional regulation

Projects

2011: Co-applicant for a Scottish Government funded project entitled: ‘A multi-stakeholder exploration of the learning in practice experience and use of portfolio assessment in non medical prescribing programmes in Scotland.'

2007: Non-medical Prescribing, a Project Report. Edinburgh for NHS Education for Scotland.

Paper Presentations

BAIN, H., 2016. The unique knowing of district nurses in practice. Paper presented to Royal College of Nursing Research Conference. 6-8 April 2016. Edinburgh.

BAIN, H., COWIE, J. and RAMEY, S., 2011. Using a wiki across continents in nursing education. Paper presented to NET: the 22nd Annual International Participative Conference. Nurse Education Tomorrow. 6-8 September 2011. University of Cambridge.

BAIN, H., HUTSON, M. and WORK, F., 2011. Collaborative development of an e-learning resource to facilitate the achievement of sign-off mentor criteria. Paper presented to NET: the 22nd Annual International Participative Conference. Nurse Education Tomorrow. 6-8 September 2011. University of Cambridge.

MCASKILL, H., 2008. Non Medical Prescribing in Scotland: The collaborative work of the Scottish universities crossing professional boundaries in curriculum design. Paper presented to NET: the 19th Annual International Participative Conference. Nurse Education Tomorrow. 2-4 September 2008. University of Cambridge.

COWIE, J. and MCASKILL, H., 2009. Visible, accessible and integrated e-learning in a community health course. Poster presentation. International Conference in Public Health Nursing. Oslo: Diakonova University.

MCASKILL, H., 2009. Meeting tomorrow's health and social care needs in today's curriculum. International Conference in Public Health Nursing. Oslo: Diakonova University.

COWIE, J. and MCASKILL, H., 2009. Public health is everyone's business: the challenges of interprofessional learning within Public Health. International Conference in Public Health Nursing. Oslo: Diakonova University.

Review of a sample chapter for Wiley-Blackwell for The Textbook of Non-Medical Prescribing, published in 2011.

Publications

UNWIN, R., REDMAN, S., BAIN, H., MACPHEE, M., McELHINNEY, E., DOWNER, F. and PATERSON, R., 2016. Supporting practice learning time for non-medical prescribing students: manager’s views. Nursing Management, 23(3), pp. 25-29.

BAIN, H., 2015. The unique knowing of district nurses in practice. [online]. EdD thesis, University of Stirling. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/22213

BAIN, H. and RAWLINSON, M., 2014. Enhancing and developing leadership, management and team working skills in the community setting. In: S. READING and B. WEBSTER, eds. Achieving competencies for nursing practice: a handbook for student nurses. Maidenhead: Open University Press.

BAIN, H., 2013. Community nursing must not reinvent the educational wheel. Journal of Community Nursing, 27(4), p. 111.

BAIN, H., 2012. Building a global view. Nursing Standard, 27(2), p. 69.

BAIN, H. and BAGULEY, F., 2012. The management of caseloads in district nursing services. Primary Health Care, 22(4), pp. 31-37.

BAIN, H., 2012. Ehealth. In: S. CHILTERN, H. BAIN, A. CLARRIDGE and K. MELLING, eds. The textbook of community nursing. London: Hodder Arnold.

BAIN, H., 2011. Book review of Payne, S., Seymour, J. and Ingleton, C., 2008. Palliative care nursing: principles and evidence for practice. 2nd ed. Glasgow: McGraw-Hill. Journal of Community Nursing, 25(5), p. 35.

CHILTERN, S., BAIN, H., CLARRIDGE, A. and MELLING, K., eds., 2012. The textbook of community nursing. London: Hodder Arnold.

DICKSON, C., GOUGH, H. and BAIN, H., 2011. Meeting the policy agenda, part 2: is a ‘Cinderella service' sufficient? Journal of Community Nursing, 16(11), pp. 540-545.

DICKSON, C., GOUGH, H. and BAIN, H., 2011. Meeting the policy agenda, part 1: the role of the modern district nurse. British Journal of Community Nursing, 16(10), pp. 495-500.

COOK, R., BAIN, H. and SMITH, A., 2011. Challenging the future for community nurse education. Nursing Times, 107(38), pp. 20-22.

BAIN, H. and ADAMS, D., 2011. Strategic context of policy - a look at UK policy for the four nations. In: E. PORTER and L. COLES, eds. Policy and strategy for improving health and wellbeing. Exeter: Learning Matters.

COWIE, J. and BAIN, H., 2011. Development and implementation of policy - communities and health. Scottish perspective. In: E. PORTER and L. COLES, eds. Policy and strategy for improving health and wellbeing. Exeter: Learning Matters.

SMITH, A., MCASKILL, H. and JACK, K., eds., 2009. Developing advanced skills in practice teaching. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

MCASKILL, H., 2009. The expert practitioner. In: A. SMITH, H. MCASKILL and K. JACK, eds. Developing advanced skills in practice teaching. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

MCASKILL, H. and CLARKE, P., 2009. Evaluation. In: A. SMITH, H. MCASKILL and K. JACK, eds. Developing advanced skills in practice teaching. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

SMITH, A., MCASKILL, H. and JACK, K., 2009. Facing the future. In: A. SMITH, H. MCASKILL and K. JACK, eds. Developing advanced skills in practice teaching. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

MCASKILL, H., 2009. Policy Analysis: report of the review of community nursing in Scotland. British Journal of Community Nursing, 14(1), pp. 30-34.