Lecturer in Nursing
11 Airlie Place
+(44) 01382 388534
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
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
Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education
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
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
Book review for Mental Health Nursing Association Journal.
Machin L, 2015. Working with loss and grief: A theoretical and practical approach. 2nd ed.
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.