Morag Redfern RN, BSc Hons, MAEd
RN, BSc Hons, MAEd
Head of Department
Department of Adult Nursing & Paramedic Science
Faculty of Education & Health
Morag is Head of Department for Adult Nursing & Paramedic Science at the University of Greenwich.
Morag joined the university in 2001 initially as a senior lecturer, then Head of Department in 2009 and a member of the faculty executive/management team. Her current role has a focus on quality assurance, leadership, and management, as well as maintaining a long-standing interest in teaching learning and assessment.
The essential focus of her teaching are biological sciences and its application to practice. Morag's clinical background in is accident and emergency care and she currently engages her practice through a Link tutoring role serving a range of adult nursing clinical areas.
She has extensive experience of curriculum design, development, implementation and review including programme lead roles for pre-registration and post-registration provision, external examiner roles, and as project lead for the 'Making a Difference Curriculum Development Project' for pre-registration nursing and midwifery programmes.
More recent projects include Lead Responsible Officer in the NHS (Lanarkshire) tender process for adult nursing and engagement with the London Continuing Personal and Professional Development (CPPD) tender.
She has been Key Account Manager, liaising and working with NHS partners to ensure education provision meets workforce requirement and demand.
Morag is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), since 2007.
Posts held previously:
- 2007–09, University Teaching Fellow/Principal Lecturer, School of Health & Social Care, University of Greenwich
- 2004–07, Principal Lecturer for Teaching Excellence, Co-lead for inter-professional education, School of Health & Social Care, University of Greenwich
- 2001–04, Senior Lecturer, School of Health & Social Care, University of Greenwich
- 2000–01, Project Leader/Senior Lecturer, Making a Difference Curriculum Development Project: School of Health & Social Care, University of Greenwich
- 1991–2000, Senior Lecturer/Programme Coordinator on pre-registration nursing/BSc Hons Professional Practice (Nursing), School of Health & Social Care, University of Greenwich
- Head of Department for Adult Nursing & Paramedic Science
- Link tutor
- Key Account Manager
- Inter-professional Education in South East London (DoH) – Middle Years Working Group – project led by King's College London.
- External examiner for adult nursing undergraduate programmes – Oxford Brookes University
- University of Greenwich Teaching Fellow Network
- Directors of Nursing (London) meetings – attendance
- Directors of Nursing (South East) meetings – attendance
- Member of University Review and Approval panels
- Membership of the Institute for Learning and Teaching
- School Governor (South East schools - primary and secondary)
- HEKSS, Integrated Education Programme Board
- HEKSS Education Supervision Task and Finish Group
- HEKSS Compassion and Patient Safety Board
- HESS SECAmb Steering Group
Previous membership includes:
Deputy Director of Nursing (SE) Leadership forum; Barts Health NHS Trust Education Committee, London Region Occupational Standards and NVQ Network; Southern England Consortium for Credit Accumulation and Transfer/Health and Social Care professions network; Medicines Partnership Concordance Facilitator (DOH supported two year initiative); Pan London Service User and Carer involvement in Health and Social Care Network; British Paramedic Association
Morag's research interests have focused on inter-professional education. Her MA degree explored academic staff and student experience of shared learning/teaching. Research activity has since focused on stress and resilience in nursing.
Funded research projects
Inter-professional Education in South East London (DoH) – Middle Years Working Group – project led by King's College London.
Redfern, M. (2007). Developing and implementing a school learning and teaching forum. In: University of Greenwich Learning and Teaching Symposium.
Redfern, M. Conjoint seminar on leadership in pre-registration nursing programmes. In: RCN conference.