Deborah Cook


Senior Lecturer


Contact Details

tel: 01905 54 2277

MA in Higher Education

Post Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

BSc (Hons) Health Studies

Registered General Nurse

Registered Nurse Teacher

Member of the Association of Reflexologists

Teaching & Research

Teaching areas/specialisms

  • Adult Health Assessment – history taking and clinical examination skills
  • Advanced Clinical Practice    
  • Learning and academic skills   
  • Complementary Therapies   

Research Interests

  • Advanced Practice Education     
  • Complementary Therapies
  • Learning and teaching

Professional Experience

  • Registered General Nurse - Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • Registered Nurse Teacher - Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy


  • Nyatanga, B., Cook, D. & Goddard, A. (2018) ‘A prospective research study to investigate the impact of complementary therapies on patient well-being in palliative care’, Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice 31 pp 118-125       
  • Cook, D. (2015) Reflexology to assist with Fertility. In: Bold, J. & Bedford, S. (eds.) Integrated approaches to infertility, IVF & Recurrent Miscarriage: A Handbook. London, Jessica Kingsley Publishers   
  • Lapworth, T & Cook D (2012) Nursing & Health Survival Guide: Clinical Assessment. Pearson, Essex

External Responsibilities

  • Member of Association of Advanced Nursing Practice Educators UK
  • Member of the Royal College of Nursing
  • External examiner for MSc Advanced Practice