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Ms Judith Francois

School: Nursing

Job Title: Senior Lecturer

Email: Judith.Francois@sgul.kingston.ac.uk

Biography

Judith is a senior lecturer in Clinical Leadership and Management. She is an experienced clinician and has worked extensively with a range of families and individuals within the community setting, focusing on improving health. Her creative approach to solutions has led to a number of awards.

She has also held a number of strategic roles, working as a lead in public health, informing the commissioning and delivery of services, as well as holding the role of lead nurse at board level.

Judith has undertaken a number of consultancy consignments pertaining to leadership interventions. As a result, she has developed a number of bespoke courses for a range of health and social care providers, aimed at enhancing team performance, and ultimately improving on the quality of patient care. Judith has also worked with the RCN on a national initiative to improve team effectiveness.

Within the Faculty, Judith holds responsibility for teaching and leading on a range of modules, including Foundation, Pre-registration and MSc programmes.

She is also working with the NHS Leadership Academy on the Mary Seacole programme.

Additionally, Judith is a zone lead. As such, she is responsible for monitoring the practice experience through working with a range of practice providers, with the aim of ensuring that designated practice areas, as well as students, are supported during the placement allocation.

Academic and professional qualifications

  • Certified Practitoner , Neuro Linguistic Programming
  • PgCert, Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
  • PgCert, Public Health, Brighton University
  • MSc, Leadership Inter - Professional Practice , City University

Professional experience

  • 2010 - present
    Senior Lecturer Clinical Leadership, Faculty Personal Tutor Lead, Admissions Tutor Workforce Development,
  • 2007 - 2009
    Health Improvement Principal; Professional Executive Nurse Rep ,
  • 2005 - 2007
    Leadership at the Point of Care Facilitator ;Clinical Team Leader ,
  • 2004 - 2005
    Clinical Teams Programme Facilitator, Royal College of Nursing,
  • 2000 - 2003
    Clinical Team Leader for the Homeless ;Clinical Supervisor ;,
  • 1995 - 2000
    Health Visitor for Refugees ; Health Visitor for Homeless People ,

Professional registration and membership

  • Fellow Higher Education Academy ,

Publications

Number of items: 10.

Article

Francois, Judith (2004) Pictures of health. Community Practitioner, 77(7), pp. 249-250. ISSN (print) 1462-2815

Book

Gault, Iris, Shapcott, Jean, Luthi, Armin, Reid, Graeme and Francois, Judith [Contributor] (2017) Communication in nursing and healthcare : a guide for compassionate practice. London, U.K. : Sage. 177p. ISBN 9781412962315

Conference or Workshop Item

Francois, Judith (2017) Armour for practice : increasing first placement resilience in student nurses. In: Nursing Education and Professional Development : The Global Perspective; 21-22 March 2017, Cardiff, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Francois, Judith, Collins, Mary and Callender, Daphne (2016) Bridging the gap from academia to first placement : What’s Bloom got to do with it? In: Education Day 2016 : Excellence in Higher Education; 09 Nov 2016, London, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Francois, Judith, Dundas, Jane and Ramkissoon, Sharma (2016) A partnership enterprise : scenario based learning for diverse nursing students working in a diverse community. In: HERAG Think Tank 3 : Creating Inclusive Learning and Teaching Communities : Reflection and Practice.; 20 Jun 2016, London, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Francois, Judith (2016) The implementation and evaluation of action learning sets for lecturers. In: NAEP2016 : Identity and Practice : Responses to Future Needs; 15 Apr 2016, Coventry, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Dundas, Jane, Francois, Judith [Collaborator] and Ooms, Ann [Collaborator] (2015) Evaluation of teaching and learning Leadership, Management and Teamwork skills through use of class debate. In: RCN Education Forum National Conference and Exhibition: Partners in Practice; 10-11 Mar 2015, Nottingham, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Francois, Judith, Dundas, Jane and Ooms, Ann (2014) The implementation and evaluation of personal statement and interview practice workshop for pre-registration nurses: a pilot study. In: 10th Faculty Conference 2014: Empowering Partnerships; 17 Jul 2014, Kingston, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Monograph

Yaakov, Atik, Benson, Anne, Conyngham, Gerald, Cox, Mandy, Francois, Judith, Hayes, Alison, Lees, Dave, Nash, Joy, Nash, Sue, Pearson, Jennifer, Rice, Matthew, Richardson, Maria, Vaughan, Paul, Whitby, Susan, Wilkinson, Ewan, Woolford, Phyllis, Benson, Anne [Editor] and Rice, Matthew [Editor] (2007) Developing and sustaining effective teams: getting started: an introduction and overview. (Project Report) London, U.K. : Royal College of Nursing. 90 p. ISBN 9781904114482

Scott, Catherine [Contributor], Vallely, Andrew [Contributor], Francois, Judith [Contributor], Hallums, Jamie [Contributor], Ajayi'Obe, Olayinka [Contributor] and Ibekwe, Priscilla [Contributor] (1999) Refugee health in Croydon. (Project Report) Croydon, U.K. : Directorate of Public Health Croydon Health Authority. 34 p.

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