Mrs. Lynn Griffin

Lecturer in Nursing

Address:

11 Airlie Place
Dundee
DD1 4HJ

Phone Number:

+(44) 01382 388534

Email Address:

l.griffin@dundee.ac.uk

Biography

Lynn qualified as a nurse in 2000 from the University of Dundee and since graduation, has held a number of posts in Scotland and England, both in Acute and Primary Care.  Lynn specialised in Community Nursing and senior posts have included being a District Nurse Team Leader and Community Macmillan Clinical Nurse Specialist. 

In 2012 Lynn joined the University of Dundee as a Clinical Academic Fellow and then in 2013, was appointed as a Lecturer in Nursing. 

Areas of interest include:

  • Palliative Care
  • End of Life Care
  • Spiritual Care
  • Compassionate Care
  • Clinical Simulation Exercises
  • Community Nursing
  • Health and Social Care Integration
  • Oncological and Haematological Nursing
  • Communication Education

Academic Qualifications:

Qualification                                                   

Diploma of Higher Education in Adult Nursing
Bachelor of Nursing
Bachelor of Science (Hons) – Community
Nursing in the Home with Specialist Practice District Nursing                                                 
Master of Science in Enhanced
Palliative Care

Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education                                                  

Research

Completed a phenomenological study for dissertation entitled:

  “What factors are associated with the pattern of diffusion of Just in Case Medication Boxes within three NHS Trusts in Scotland”

 Currently working on publication.

Wider professional activities

Member of the Royal College of Nursing

Member of Good Life, Good Death, Good Grief Coalition

Member of Scottish Non-Malignant Palliative Care Forum

Member of Scottish Palliative Care Research Group

Fellow of The Higher Education Academy

Teaching

Lynn currently teaches extensively into the Undergraduate Programme within Shared modules, Adult Field modules and Skills and Practice modules.  Other teaching includes modules at Post Qualifying and Post Graduate levels.

Lynn is a Learning Team Facilitator/Personal Tutor

Publications

Book review for Mental Health Nursing Association Journal. 

Machin L, 2015.  Working with loss and grief:  A theoretical and practical approach.  2nd ed. 

Conferences

Griffin LA, 2015.  Poster presentation:  Preparation for ‘real life’ - Reducing Death Anxiety in 3rd year Nursing Students.  Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care Annual Conference, Edinburgh.   (Joint winner of People’s Prize)

Griffin LA, 2015.  Oral presentation:  Encouraging Student Nurses to talk more openly about death and dying.  Good Life, Good Death, Good Grief – Life Death, Grief Gets Practical event, Edinburgh.