Mrs Julie McCoy

Mrs Julie McCoy


School of Nursing and Midwifery (Faculty of Health)



Lecturer in Adult Nursing


Diploma In Adult Nursing (University Hospital of Wales) 1997
Bsc(Hons) Emergency Care (Plymouth University) 2003
Bsc(Hons) Midwifery (Plymouth University) 2008

Julie has worked as an Emergency Nurse Practitioner at the Emergency Department, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth until November 2014 and has worked in Emergency Departments at Derriford Hospital and Bristol Royal Infirmary. Julie studied for a BSC (Hons) in Emergency care and utilised her knowledge and experience to train and support new staff and students working in the Emergency Department. She has also worked as a nurse practitioner in primary and out of hours care and in a minor injuries unit. 
In 2004 Julie became part of a pilot project to set up a nursing service in Police custody units. The project was a success and there are now custody nurses embedded in police custody units throughout Devon and Cornwall.
Julie trained as a midwife in 2006 and has worked in Genito-urinary medicine . Julie also ran a weekly clinic for asylum seekers who had been dispersed to Plymouth. This was to ensure that they had access to healthcare and their needs were addressed. Julie is passionate about nursing and is delighted to be part of the team at The University of Plymouth

Professional membership

Nursing and Midwifery Council 94Y0005W
Royal College of Nursing



Teaching interests

Emergency and acute care
Clinical skills
Minor injuries
Sexual health  
Professional issues
Mental health in acute care settings  
Health care of asylum seekers