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Job Title: Head of School of Nursing
Phone: 020 8417 5715 or 020 8417 5753
Location: Kingston Hill Campus, Kingston University, Kingston Upon Thames, KT2 7LB
Kingston University and St George's University of London (Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education)
2009 - Present Head of School of Nursing
2008 - 2011 Associate Dean Quality (2008- 2016)
2004 - 2009 Head of Division Mental Health and Learning Disability / Head of Undergraduate CPPD and bespoke learning
As Head of the School of Nursing, Julia is a member of the Faculty Management Group and has strategic responsibility for the leadership and management of the School and for ensuring excellence in education across the fields of adult, mental health, learning disability and children's nursing. Her primary concern is with advancing nursing and improving practice and standards of care.
Julia has extensive experience of leading the development and delivery of pre-registration nursing and CPPD programmes, and of chairing validation events and internal quality audits within and across the two parent universities. She has negotiated and led on a number of high profile education contracts, including winning a tender to provide education services for the Royal Marsden School of Cancer Nursing and the Gibraltar Health Authority.
Julia's role interfaces with the NHS, Trusts, NHS London, national professional bodies and the national nursing landscape in relation to targets, quality monitoring, contract negotiations and new developments. She also provides strategic leadership for CPPD programmes across nursing, midwifery and the allied health professions.
As an active researcher Julia's most recent research has included a Health Education South London funded project as part of Health Education London on Adult Nurse Turnover and Retention: South London, Students' first year of a BSc in Nursing: A Pilot study, The experiences of student nurses on placements with practice nurses: A pilot study, and Student Nurse Selection and Predictability of Academic Success: The multiple mini interview project.
Externally, Julia is currently a appointed Governor for Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and an Aurora Role Model for the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education..
Evaluative research in nursing and health education.
Qualitative research in mental health and learning disability.
Halter, Mary, Boiko, Olga, Pelone, Ferruccio, Beighton, Carole, Harris, Ruth, Gale, Julia, Gourlay, Stephen and Drennan, Vari
The determinants and consequences of adult nursing staff turnover : a systematic review of systematic reviews.
BMC Health Services Research, 17(824),
ISSN (online) 1472-6963
Halter, Mary, Pelone, Ferruccio, Boiko, Olga, Beighton, Carole, Harris, Ruth, Gale, Julia, Gourlay, Stephen and Drennan, Vari
Interventions to reduce adult nursing turnover : a systematic review of systematic reviews.
Open Nursing Journal, 11,
ISSN (online) 1874-4346
Drennan, Vari, Halter, Mary, Gale, Julia and Harris, Ruth
Retaining nurses in metropolitan areas : insights from senior nurse and human resource managers.
Journal Of Nursing Management, 24(8),
ISSN (print) 0966-0429
Gale, Julia, Ooms, Ann, Grant, Robert, Paget, Kris and Marks-Maran, Di
Student nurse selection and predictability of academic success : the Multiple Mini Interview project.
Nurse Education Today, 40,
ISSN (print) 0260-6917
Gale, Julia, Ooms, Ann, Sharples, Kath and Marks-Maran, Di
The experiences of student nurses on placements with practice nurses : a pilot study.
Nurse Education in Practice, 16(1),
ISSN (print) 1471-5953
Gale, Julia, Ooms, Ann, Newcombe, Paul and Marks-Maran, Di
Students' first year experience of a BSc (Hons) in nursing: a pilot study.
Nurse Education Today, 35(1),
ISSN (print) 0260-6917
Gale, Julia and Marshall-Lucette, Sylvie
Community mental health nurses' perspectives of recovery-oriented practice.
Journal Of Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing, 19(4),
ISSN (print) 1351-0126
Tolley, Kim, Gale, Julia and Acton, Lesley
Inclusion of Service users in a snapshot of assessments in year 2 and 3 of the pre registration programme at Kingston University and St George's University of London.
NMC QA Project eNewsletter, 09,
Lam, Danny and Gale, Julia
Cognitive behaviour therapy: an evidence-based clinical framework for working with dysfunctional thoughts.
Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 17(1),
ISSN (print) 0951-5070
Lam, Danny and Gale, Julia
Cognitive behaviour therapy: teaching a client the ABC model - the first step towards the process of change.
Journal Of Advanced Nursing, 31(2),
ISSN (print) 0309-2402
Ponto, Maria and Gale, Julia
The relationship between organisational leadership and service provision.
In: Twenty-fourth International Conference on Learning : New Media for New Learning;
19-21 Jul 2017, Honolulu, U.S.A..
Ooms, Ann, Gale, Julia, Grant, Robert and Paget, Chris
Evaluation and validation of the multiple mini-interviews to select B.Sc. nursing student applicants.
In: AERA 2016 Annual Meeting;
08-12 Apr 2016, Washington, U.S.A..
Ooms, Ann, Fergy, Susan, Gale, Julia and Burke, Linda
The development, delivery and sustainability of a blended learning initiative for part-time undergraduate students on health care practice programmes.
In: BERA (British Educational Research Association) Annual Conference;
01-04 Sep 2010, Warwick, U.K..
Fergy, Susan, Ooms, Ann, Gale, Julia and Burke, Linda M.
The development, delivery, and sustainability of a blended learning initiative for part-time undergraduate students on health care practice programs.
In: Understanding complex ecologies in a changing world: 2010 AERA meeting;
30 Apr - 04 May 2010, Denver, U.S..
Gale, Julia and Tolley, Kim
Practice learning: service users and snapshot assessments.
In: Nursing and Midwifery Council, 3rd Annual Review Conference;
15 Sep 2009, Birmingham, U.K..
Marshall-Lucette, Sylvie and Gale, Julia
The development of a care delivery model within a psychiatric
setting: an evidence-based partnership approach.
In: International Nursing Research Congress: Focusing on evidence based practice;
13 - 17 Jul 2009, Vancouver, Canada.
Gale, Julia and Lam, Chung
The labelling effects on clinical judgements in mental health professionals.
In: BACP 10th Annual Counselling Conference.;
21-24 May 2004, London, United Kingdom.
Drennan, Vari M, Halter, Mary, Grant, Robert, Gale, Julia, Harris, Ruth and Gourlay, Stephen
Adult nurse turnover and retention : South London project report.
Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, Kingston University and St George's, University of London.