Vicky did her undergraduate degree in Nursing at Kings College University London before taking an MSc in Community Nursing at the Royal College of Nursing London in conjunction with Manchester University.
Vicky had nine years of clinical experience in a variety of health care settings including acute, long term and primary care before joining Oxford Brookes in 2000 as a lecturer on the adult nursing undergraduate programme.
Membership of Professional Bodies
Member of the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
Professional Practice Experience Modules PPE-AN1,2,3,4,5,6 January Runs (Module leader)
U40103 Life Science for Adult Nurses (Module leader)
U40134 Lifespan and Diversity 2
Co-ordinator for the Adult Nursing International Exchange Programme with the University of Pennsylvania
Moving and Handling Co-ordinator for Adult Nursing
Link lecturer for the Trauma Unit, SPARC and Pre Assessement Clinic at the John Radcliffe Hospital
Vicky’s undergraduate dissertation examined the benefits of preparing students nurses for night duty.
Her masters dissertation investigated the Lived Experience of Practice Nurses.
Chapter author in: Bradshaw A and Merriman C (2007) Caring for the Older Person-Practical Care in Hospital, Care Home or at Home. West Sussex: Wiley.
Preston N, Seers K, MacArthur V. Intraperitoneal anticancer interventions for the treatment of malignant ascites. The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2003, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD004590. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004590.
Preston N, Seers K, MacArthur V. Interventions for the palliation of malignant ascites (Protocol for a Cochrane Review). In: The Cochrane Library, Issue 4, 2003. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.