Mrs Vicky MacArthur

Senior Lecturer

Oxford School of Nursing and Midwifery

Vicky MacArthur


Vicky is Deputy Programme Lead for Advanced and Specialist practice, Subject Coordinator for the Critical and Specialist Care programmes and Course Lead for the Integrated Degree Apprenticeship Advanced Clinical Practice

Teaching and supervision

Vicky has 18 years experience of teaching at undergraduate level on a variety of modules at level 4,5 and 6 on the adult nursing course. She was field chair (subject co-ordinator) for the adult nursing course on two occasions and programme lead for pre registration Nursing Specialities, Return to Practice and the Nursing Associate programme.

Vicky also teaches on several modules in the Advanced Practice programme.


Vicky’s undergraduate dissertation examined the benefits of preparing students nurses for night duty.

Her masters dissertation investigated the Lived Experience of Practice Nurses.

Current research interests include the use of electronic practice assessment documents and portfolios, assessment of practice in Masters programmes, and frailty. 

Research group membership

Vicky is a member of the Nursing Practice Research Group in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences of Oxford Brookes University, with OxINMHAR.


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Further details

Vicky did her undergraduate degree in Nursing at Kings College University London before taking an MSc in Community Nursing at the Royal College of Nursing London in conjunction with Manchester University.

Vicky has had clinical experience in a variety of health care settings including acute, long term and primary care before joining Oxford Brookes in 2000 as a lecturer on the adult nursing undergraduate programme.  Her most current clinicla practice is as an emergency nurse practitionerin the Urgent Care service. 

Vicky is a coopted member of the committee of the Association of Advanced Practice Educators UK and chairs the national End point assessment organisation (EPAO) network hosted by AAPEUK.