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Dr Moira Attree (PhD, MSc; B.Nurs, RN, RDN, RHV, RNT) - personal details

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Dr Moira Attree

Role: Senior Lecturer

Tel: +44 (0)161 306 7630


The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work
The University of Manchester
Jean McFarlane Building, Room 5.343
University Place
Oxford Road
M13 9PL


Fax: +44 (0) 161 306 7707

Telephone: +44 (0)161 306 0260 (Reception)



Memberships of Committees and Professional Bodies

  • European Academy of Nursing Science (EANS) - Scholar
  • NIHR RfPB NW Funding Committee Member (2010-1013)
  • Royal College of Nursing: Specialist Groups: Education Forum; Quality Assurance Network; Research Society: National & North West Regional member
  • UK Evaluation Society: North West Evaluation Network (NWEN)



  • Ph.D. Nursing - University of Manchester
  • M.Sc. Nursing - University of Manchester
  • B.Nurs. - University of Manchester


  • RN:    Registered Nurse
  • RDN: Registered District Nurse
  • RHV: Registered Health Visitor
  • RNT:  Registered Nurse Tutor


I am a Senior Lecturer with responsibilities for teaching, research and administration. I teach undergraduate and postgraduate units of learning, and supervise post graduate research students at Masters and PhD level. I have extensive experience in curriculum development and am interested in research evaluating the impact of interventions, both clinical and educational, on patient care quality and safety.

I am the School Erasmus Exchange Programme Coordinator; managing the School's European educational links. Previous admin roles include:-  Chair CPD Exam Board (2009 -2013); Quality Assurance and Enhancement Officer (2002-2005) and School Examinations Officer (1995-1999). I have been a reviewer for Nurse Education Today for 20 years and am on the Journal Editorial Board; I also review for The Journal of Nursing Management and am on the Editorial Board. I have acted as Editor for two Special Issues on Patient Safety.