Mrs Naomi Johnston

Mrs Naomi Johnston

Lecturer in Nursing (Child)

School of Nursing and Midwifery (Faculty of Health)



I am a lecturer in nursing (Education and Child health). I have worked in various clinical and managerial roles in the National Health Service and private sector in both the acute and community paediatric healthcare settings. I have held academic posts in higher education as a practice educator, senior lecturer/clinical skills tutor and senior lecturer in children's nursing. 
I am currently studying for a Professional doctorate in Education.
I am the Programme lead for the MSc Advanced neonatal nurse practitioner/ MSc Advanced Clinical Practice in Neonatal Care.
I am module lead for stage 3 undergraduate Clinical skills module
I teach across modules on undergraduate and post graduate programmes.
Personal tutor for undergraduate students
Supervisor for Masters students


MSc Advanced practice
Non medical prescriber
Registered nurse (child)
Specialist community public health nurse (HV)
I am a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AdvHE).
Post graduate certificate in Clinical Education

Professional membership


Roles on external bodies

External examiner for Advanced practice 


Staff serving as external examiners

External examiner for;
MSc Advanced Clinical Practice
MSc Advanced Clinical Practice Apprenticeship
MSc Advanced Professional Practice 


Research interests

Currently studying for a Professional doctorate in Education