Staff Profiles

Ms Anna L Hemphill


Senior Lecturer in Children's Nursing

Department of Nursing

Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

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Anna  qualified as a Children's Nurse and General Nurse in 1984. She worked as a Children's nurse in London; Sydney, Austalia; Edinburgh and then Oxford. She gained her first degree in Geography, from University College, London in 1988. This inspired an interest in Ethnography, leading to its use as her research methodology when completing an MSc in Child Health Nursing in 1999. 

In 1991 Anna became a Lecturer Practitioner, employed by Oxford Brookes University and the Radcliffe Infirmary, in this interesting role which incorporated management, research, practice and education.  In 2001 Anna took up the position of Senior Lecturer in Children's Nursing. She further developed her particular interest and expertise in child and family mental health  and has developed and taught courses related to this at undergraduate and postgraduate levels as well as being placement lead for Children's nursing. 

In 2013 Anna fulfilled her yearning to return to clinical practice by becoming a student for a year and qualifying as a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse in Health Visiting. She now  works as a Health Visitor in Oxford as well as a Senior Lecturer at Brookes