Kathleen Malkin

Senior Lecturer


Kathleen completed a BA hons in Social Science, before commencing her RGN at St. Georges Hospital London. Kathleen has since been awarded an MSc in Nursing Studies, by the Faculty of Medicine at Manchester University, and an Orthopaedic Nursing Certificate from the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre Oxford. Kathleen is currently working as a senior lecturer in the Department of Clinical Health Care, Faculty of Health and Life Science. Previous posts include, Ward Sister in Orthopaedics / Trauma at the Royal East Sussex Hospital and Lecturer Practitioner at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre Oxford. Kathleen also spent a year working as a nurse in Lausanne Switzerland. She is currently acting as the link for the Department with the Dyslexia Service in Oxford Brookes.

Membership of Professional Bodies

Nursing and Midwifery Council
Royal Collage of Nurses



  • Decision making in health care
  • Evidence based practice
  • Orthopaedics


  • MSc dissertation supervision

Research interests

Previous joint research projects related to mobility and disability with Dr Jill Dawson in the Department of Public Health Oxford University.

Selected Publications

Refereed publications

Malkin K, Dawson J, Harris R, Parfett G, Horwood P, Morris C, Lavis G. (2008)
A Year of foot and ankle orthotic provision for adults: Prospective consultations data, with patient satisfaction survey.
The Foot
: in press. (2008), doi:10.1016/j.foot 2008. 01.001.

Malkin K, Dawson J, Harris R., (2007)
‘Orthotics foot and ankle provision for adults, with patient satisfaction survey.
OBU University report no 27. ISBN 1-902606-24-8.

Malkin K. (2000)
Patients' Perceptions of a Pre-Admission Clinic. Journal of Nursing Management. 2000; 8 (2):107-113.

Malkin K (1994)
A Standard for Self and Peer Assessment: The Use of Self and Peer Review and Reflection in Clinical Practice. British Journal of Nursing. 1994; 2.:143-148

Malkin K (1994).
The Use of Massage in Clinical Practice. British Journal of Nursing. 1994; 3 (6): 292-294

Malkin, K.F (1993)
Primary Nursing: Staff Retention and Job Satisfaction. Journal of Nursing Management. 1993; 1:119-124

Kathleen Malkin


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