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Mrs Cathy Taylor

Mrs Cathy Taylor

Associate Professor, Public Health, Policy and Social Sciences

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792 602056

Email address

Office - 107
First Floor
Haldane Building
Singleton Campus

About

My nursing career started as a Registered General Nurse until I became a Health Visitor where my interest focussed on public health, children and young people. My lecturing experience over the last 20 years has enabled me to share my passion of public health and community nursing. I am the current programme director for the Health Visiting and School Nursing programmes and the MSc in Community & Primary Health Care Practice programme within the College of Human & Health Sciences.  I am committed to improving the health of children and young people in Wales and have written numerous articles and a chapter for a Children and Young People’s nursing textbook. I am a Senior Fellow of AdvanceHE and enjoy supporting and mentoring colleagues to further their expertise in learning and teaching.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Specialist Community Public Health Nursing
  • Health Visiting
  • School Nursing
  • Community Nursing

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests

Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting & School Nursing)

Community Nursing

Learning & Teaching

Research

Research Grants:

  • Research & Development Group - Understanding Fathers’ contribution to children’s health and social wellbeing.
  • Merrell J., Murphy F., Parke S., Taylor C. (2010) ‘Time to Talk Childhood Immunisations’ Flying Start Cardiff & NPHS Wales.
  • Lambert S., Granville G., Lewis J., Merrell J., Taylor C. (2007) ‘As soon as I get my trainers on I feel like dancing’: An Evaluation of ‘Ageing Well’ in England and Wales. WAG.
Award Highlights

Senior Fellow AdvanceHE