Lesley Coles University of Southampton, UK
Lesley Coles retired Lecturer University of Southampton. A career in District Nursing, Macmillan Nursing and Health Visiting spanning practice and education. Developed some of the first non-medical prescribing programmes for nurses and was involved in early development of multidisciplinary programmes for Pharmacists, Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists. Latter stages of career saw a return to pre qualification curriculum development in order to enhance and develop public health and medicines management. Last major role was as Award Leader for the Pre-qualifying Diploma with Advanced Studies in Nursing with a portfolio focusing on curriculum review, development, re-approval and implementation of new programmes across all branches and academic awards.