Staff Profiles

Ms Lesley Crabtree

Senior Lecturer

Department of Nursing

Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

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Lesley is Senior Lecturer in pre-registration Adult Nursing for Oxford Brookes University in Swindon. She graduated from the University of Surrey and specialised in care of older people, in acute medical assessment and medical rehabilitation settings, working in Edinburgh, Swindon and Oxford. She joined Oxford Brookes University in 1990 as a Lecturer Practitioner in clinical gerontology. She became a lecturer for the University in 1999 contributing to the establishment of the Adult Nursing programme in Swindon.

Teaching/Research interests:

Lesley contributes to the delivery of the pre-qualifying Adult Nursing BSc (hons) and Masters programmes. She has a particular interest in care of the older person and enhancing the student learning experience through curriculum design and student support.

Membership of Professional Bodies:

Nursing and Midwifery Council


Crabtree L (1999) The Role of the Generic Worker. In Davis S and O’Connor S (eds) Rehabilitation Nursing. London. Bailliere Tindall.

Contributor to Bartlett H and Burnip S (eds) (1998) Continuing Care of Older people: A Bibliogralphy of Nursing Research 1980-1998. Oxford. OCHRAD, Oxford Brookes University.

Conference presentations:

Paper:   Crabtree,L & Dent,G.(1999) Health care for older people: a course for health care workers. Paper at 4th RCN European Conference