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Laurence Leonard


  • Room 04.315 - Medical Biology Centre

    United Kingdom

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Personal profile


I am an NMC registered nurse and nurse teacher, with a range of clinical experiences such as at St Marys' NHS London,St Georges, London and London Lighthouse. My previous academic position was with the Faculty of Health & Social Care at St Georges,University of London and Kingston University,where I was involved in a range of nursing and paramedic educational programmes.I joined the staff at the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Queens in 2007.


 I am currently module co-ordinator for the following modules:-

  • Dimensions of Care (2nd Year BSc Nursing)
  • Health Assessment ( Semester 2- level 3 and level7Post Graduate)

In addition I teach across a number of modules including:

  • Care Delivery (2nd Year Bsc Nursing) 
  • Peri-operative practice (CPD) 
  • Health Assessment (CPD semester one)

Current Graduate Supervison

I am supervisor to two international students undertaking Master studies with QUB.

Research Interests

I am currently in the final stages of writing up my thesis ina joint Ed Doctorate Programme with Roehampton & Kingston University, which explores nursing students emotionally challenging experiences in clinical practice.


Nursing Education (Undergraduate and Continuing Professional Development)

Paramedic Education

Assessment and Learning

Infectious diseases and Infection control 


Leadership roles

Chair of School of Nursing and Midwifery Assessment Committee.

Member of School of Nursing and Midwifery Education Committee.

Member of University,Assessment Task and finish group.

Member of the steering group for Multiple Mini Interviews(MMIs) in recruitment of nurses and Midwives.

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Research Output 2003 2017

Values-Based Recruitment for Nurses and Midwives: Are MMIs the Solution?

Traynor, M., Leonard, L. & Galanouli, D., 08 Jul 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Continuing the fight in reducing the risk of surgical site infections in the perioperative environment

Leonard, L., 05 May 2016, In : Journal of Perioperative Practice. Procurement Guide 05, 02, p. 6-11 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Surgical Wound Infection
Delivery of Health Care
Patient Safety
1 Citation (Scopus)
173 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
Clostridium difficile
Infection Control
Signs and Symptoms
Decision Making
7 Citations (Scopus)
1248 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access


Best Oral Presentation - Research showcase

Laurence Leonard (Recipient), 21 Sep 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)


Laurence Leonard (Recipient), 2001

Prize: Other distinction

Scholarly Activity Award - Promoting Internationalisation within Queen's University Belfast

Catherine Monaghan (Recipient), Laurence Leonard (Recipient), Shirley Stronge (Recipient) & Kevin Gormley (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)


Activities 2006 2020

ASME Annual Scientific Meeting,

Laurence Leonard (Speaker)
08 Jul 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

RCN International Education conference

Laurence Leonard (Speaker)
16 Mar 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Nursing Ethics (Journal)

Laurence Leonard (Peer reviewer)
Mar 2016 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

London South Bank University (External organisation)

Laurence Leonard (Reviewer)
Feb 2016

Activity: Membership typesMembership of peer review panel or committee

Book Review. Wright, S (2015) Pain Management in Nursing Practice, Sage Publications (Publisher)

Laurence Leonard (Peer reviewer)
Jan 2016

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review