Ms Katie Mills

RN, BN, DN, MA (Medical Education), PGDip (Specialist Community Practice), PGDip (Professional Healthcare Education)

Senior Lecturer

Oxford School of Nursing and Midwifery


Katie Mills is a Senior Lecturer Nursing in the Department of Nursing and Course Lead District Nursing in the Department of Midwifery, Community and Public Health. Katie teaches on a range of modules within the pre registration nursing programme at all levels including being module leader for one of the first year modules, Education in Nursing Practice 1.  For the District Nursing Programme Katie is module lead for the three level 7 District Nurse Community Specialist practice modules. Katie is link lecturer for a range of pre registration placements within Oxford Health and the Manor Hospital. Katie is also a supervisor for BSc dissertations.

Teaching and supervision

Modules taught

  • Education in Nursing Practice 1 (Module lead)
  • Elective Module
  • Foundations of Community Specialist Practice - District Nursing 1
  • Foundations of Community Specialist Practice - District Nursing 2
  • Foundations of Community Specialist Practice - District Nursing 3


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Professional information

Memberships of professional bodies

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • Royal College of Nursing
  • Association of District Nurse Educators

Further details

Katie completed her Bachelor of Nursing degree and RN at Nottingham University. Initially on graduating Katie worked in acute medical and infectious diseases specialities. She then moved into the community setting and completed her PGDip in Specialist Community Practice (District Nursing) at London South Bank University. Katie worked as a DN team leader and Practice teacher in Lewisham, London where she was involved in a range of projects including a Single Assessment Process working group and a 6 month secondment to an action research project related to frailty and admission avoidance.

Prior to commencing her post at Oxford Brookes Katie worked at the University of Bedfordshire as a Practice Educator for the community placements and during this time completed her MA (Medical Education). This included an educational development project to design and evaluate an e learning resource for nurse mentors on giving feedback.