Ms Theresa Frostick BSc (Hons) RM, MSc SCPHN, PGCert, FHEA, RPA

Senior Teaching Fellow

Theresa Frostick is a  Senior Teaching Fellow for Primary and Community Care in the School of Health Sciences at the University of Greenwich.

Theresa was originally seconded to the University in 2018 to the role of Nursing Associate Placement Facilitator during its pilot scheme and subsequently joined the university full time in 2019 having previously worked in clinical practice as a Midwife and Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SCPHN) (Health Visitor). 

Theresa is also a member of the University’s Credit for Learning group, the Centre for Vulnerable Children and Families, the SCPHN Apprenticeship Steering Group as well as recent involvement in the development of the new NMC SCPHN Standards of Proficiency.

She has attained Master of Science focused on Public Health awarded by Kings College London in 2015 and PG Cert in Higher Education (FHEA) (2020); University of Greenwich.

She is a recognised Practitioner in Advising (2021), UKAT and is also currently undertaking SFHEA.

Posts held previously

Teaching Fellow 02/09/2019 – 31/08/2022
UoG Nursing Associate Placement Facilitator on Pilot Scheme March 2018-2019 (originally as a secondment)
UoG Health Visitor (SCPHN) 2013-2019 Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust
Registered Midwife 2011-2012 Kings College NHS Trust

Responsibilities within the university

Theresa's responsibilities cover lecturing on the SCPHN (Health Visiting & School Nursing) programme, FdSc Nursing Associate Apprenticeship and Nursing and Midwifery shared programmes, Link Lecturer, Personal Tutor and Academic Assessor for SCPHN Students, Project Supervision, and Module Leader.

  • Recent involvement in the development and publication of the new NMC SCPHN Standards of Proficiency.
  • Working in collaboration with Truro and Penwith College on the FdSc Nursing Associate Apprenticeship programme.
  • Member of the Nursing and Midwifery Conjoint Programme Committee
  • Lead Academic Panel Member for Recruitment activities in the School of Health

Awards

Undertaking the UKAT Professional Recognition Award for Personal Tutoring.

Recognition

UKAT Recognised Practitioner in Advising (2021) (I was the first person to achieve this qualification in the school of Health Sciences and have since been invited to act as a UKAT assessor and mentor for UoG students undertaking this qualification)

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • Institute of Health Visiting

Research / Scholarly interests

  • Specialist Community Public Health Nursing
  • Child Development, health promotion and early intervention.

Key funded projects

In progress:
An investigation into healthcare students’ experiences of online learning approaches during the COVID-19 pandemic; perceived facilitators and barriers to learning and academic outcomes.