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Joanne Outteridge

Course Leader
Faculty of Health, Medicine and Social Care
School of Nursing and Midwifery
Areas of Expertise:
Nursing and midwifery
Research Supervision:

Joanne is a children’s nurse with a specialist interest in high dependency and intensive care, and child physiology. She also have an interest in reflective practice and how society’s views of childhood affects the way the interprofessional team approach the child and family.

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Joanne's clinical background is as a children’s nurse working in paediatric cardiology, paediatric intensive care, and children’s medical nursing with tertiary services for cystic fibrosis and sickle cell anaemia. She has a particular interest in teaching normal and altered physiology of childhood illness. Her postgraduate teaching is interprofessional and focuses on how we view children in society. This shapes our interactions with the child and family, and through reflective practice can lead to development of individual practice and service development for children, young people, and families.


All aspects of children’s nursing for pre-registration students with a focus on anatomy, physiology, and high dependency nursing care.  Continuing professional development courses – high dependency care of the acutely ill child and paediatric intensive care nursing.  MSc Children and Young People – Significant Events in Childhood.

  • MSc Child Health, University of Manchester
  • Pg Dip of Higher Education, University of Greenwich
  • Pg Dip Health Care Ethics, King’s College London
  • BN (Hons), University of Wales College of Medicine
  • RN (Child), University of Wales College of Medicine
  • ENB 415 (paediatric intensive care nursing), King’s College London
  • Registered Nurse Educator, University of Greenwich
Selected recent publications

Outteridge, J. (2015) The digestive system and nutrition. In: Peate, I., and Gormley-Fleming, E. (Ed.). Fundamentals of children’s Anatomy and Physiology; A textbook for Nursing and Healthcare students. Chichester: Wiley Blackwell

Outteridge, J. (2015) The senses. In: Peate, I., and Gormley-Fleming E. (Ed.). Fundamentals of children’s Anatomy and Physiology; A textbook for Nursing and Healthcare students. Chichester: Wiley Blackwell

Seeman, C., and Outteridge, J. (2013) Emergency Care of Children and Young People. In: Thurston, C. (Ed) Essential Nursing Care for Children and Young People: Theory policy and practice. Abingdon: Routledge