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Catherine Ren Lawlor

Catherine-Ren Lawlor RGN, BSc Hons, MSc

Catherine Ren Lawlor

Catherine-Ren R Lawlor
RGN, BSc Hons, MSc

Senior Lecturer

Department of Adult Nursing & Paramedic Science

Faculty of Education & Health

Catherine Lawlor is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Adult Nursing & Paramedic Science at the University of Greenwich.

She is a course leader in Enhanced Clinical Assessment Skills and Developing Autonomous Practice in Urgent Care (Minor Illness and Injuries) since joining the University in 2015.

 Posts held previously:

  • 2006-15, Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Respiratory Nurse Specialist, Surrey Docks Health Centre
  • 2013-15, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Clinical Facilitator, Southwark CCG
  • 2003-06, Senior Staff Nurse, Acute Medicine / HDU, University Hospital Lewisham
  • 2000-03, Staff Nurse, Rheumatology and Acute Medicine, University Hospital Lewisham
  • Senior Lecturer, Department of Adult Nursing & Paramedic Science 
  • Leads on Enhanced Clinical Assessment Skills and Developing Autonomous Practice in Urgent Care
  • Course Leader for Advances in General Practice
  • Course Leader for General Practice Nursing on bespoke study days
  • Executive Committee Member on Lead Assessor Quality Practice Award, Primary Care Respiratory Society  
  • Strategic Clinical Network Member, London Respiratory Network, NHS England  
  • Registered Respiratory Advisor Londonwide, Local Medical Committees 
  • Panel Assessor National, Review Asthma Deaths (NRAD) 
  • Healthcare Professionals Advisory Panel, British Lung Foundation

Catherine's research interests are health beliefs and treatment beliefs in patients with long term conditions. Also, behavior management, in particular that of continued smoking with respiratory disease and the role of primary care nurses in management of respiratory disease, smoking cessation and asthma control.