Ms Lorna Ashbrooke

Ms Lorna Ashbrooke

School: School of Nursing

Job Title: Senior Lecturer


Phone: 020 8417 5947

Location: Kingston Hill Campus, Kingston University, Kingston Upon Thames, KT2 7LB


Lorna is a registered children's nurse with more than 30 years' experience in practice and education. She spent much of her career as a staff nurse, senior staff nurse, then nurse teacher at Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital before joining Kingston & St George's in 1992.

Lorna currently leads the modules Foundations Of Children's Nursing and Complexities Of Children's Nursing on the BSc (Hons) Nursing programme. She also acts as clinical liaison lecturer, monitoring and evaluating the quality of student placements in a number of locations including Mayday Hospital's Children's Unit and Neonatal Unit, The Children's Hospital at Home Team in Croydon, Royal Marsden Hospital's Children and Young Persons Unit, and the Royal Brompton Hospital's children's wards and PICU.

Academic and professional qualifications

  • BEd(Hons), Nursing
  • Registered Clinical Nurse Teacher
  • Registered Sick Children's Nurse

Professional experience

  • 1992 - present
    Senior Lecturer, Progression for Croydon and Carshalton School of Nursing to Kingston University and St George's University, London,
  • 1987 - 1992
    Clinical Nurse Teacher / Nurse Teacher, Charles West School of Nursing, Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital,
  • 1983 - 1987
    Staff Nurse and Senior Staff Nurse, Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital,
  • 1982 - 1983
    Staff Nurse, Royal Hospital for Sick Children,

Professional registration and membership

  • Member, Royal College of Nursing
  • Registered Member, Nursing and Midwifery Council