Mrs Faith Muir

Senior Lecturer in Community Practice

Email address: Phone number: 01902 518715 Location: Wolverhampton Faculty: Faculty of Education Health and Wellbeing School/Institute: Institute of Health Areas of expertise: Community Practice


Faith has worked at the university for 10 years as a Senior Lecturer in Specialist Practice (Specialist Community Public Health Nursing – HV). Prior to this, Faith worked as a health visitor practice teacher. Her primary responsibility is student health visitor education. This role also includes the delivery and advancement of public health knowledge, research skill and leadership potential across the four routes within Specialist Practice education.


As an Award Lead for the MSc in Primary Care, Faith co-ordinates the dissertation module for qualified Specialist Practitioners in the region wishing to complete their Masters Degree. As a faculty member she contributes to the Practice Teacher Award for qualified specialist practitioners.


Faith has a particular interest in approaches to narrative research. Her current research focuses on the complexity of health visitor development.  

Membership of professional bodies

  • Registered General Nurse (Adult)
  • Registered Health Visitor
  • Diploma in Child Protection
  • Community Practitioner Nurse Prescriber
  • Practice Teacher Award
  • NMC Teacher Award


MA Education

BA (Hons)

Post-graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE)



  • Blackwell Scientific Publications in 2009, titled ‘Specialist Community Public Health Nursing in the 21st century’. Two chapters looking specifically at the role of the health visitor in relation to public health practice.
  • Assessment and Evaluation (2011) The Practice Teacher Role (SCPHN), Journal article. British Journal of School Nursing.
  • Current – Co-author, journal article SCPHN (Community Practitioner) due for submission

Previous professional experience

Teach and lead on a range of undergraduate and post graduate Awards with the Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (SCPHN) and Specialist Community Nursing (SCN) Team. Provide academic support and leadership to qualified SCPHN (HV) undertaking Masters Research.