Ms Michelle Moore

Senior Lecturer in Specialist Practice Community Health

Email address: Phone number: 01902 51 8675 Location: Wolverhampton Faculty: Faculty of Education Health and Wellbeing School/Institute: Institute of Health Areas of expertise: Leadership in Nursing, Community Practice


Michelle Moore is a qualified nurse, midwife, school nurse and practice educator, gaining her master’s in education with Wolverhampton University in 2006.

She is currently a senior lecturer in specialist practice community health within the Faculty of Education Health and Wellbeing, working with student health visitors, school nurses, district nurses and practice nurses.  Additionally, she is module lead for advancing practice through leadership and innovation module and the teaching in professional practice module.

She a specialist interest in leadership within nursing and is in the process of undertaking research in this area as part of doctoral studies. Michelle is an advocate for school nursing and is a member of the National Forum of School Health Educators and the regional school nursing forum SHINE.

Michelle previously worked within the NHS with a career that spanned over 25 years across a variety of healthcare settings, within both the acute and community Trusts, and more recently as a practice teacher and service manager with the children and families directorate.

Research interests

  • Specialist Community Practice
  • Leadership in Nursing
  • School Nursing

Membership of professional bodies

  • West Midlands School Nursing Clinical Leads Network Forum (SHINE). Chair from 2008-2010. 2000 – Present.
  • National Forum of School Health Educators.
  • United Kingdom Standing Conference on Specialist Community Public Health Nurse Education.
  • CPHVA, 1999 – Present
  • Nursing Midwifery Council


  • MA Education   2006
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Education   2003
  • Further and Adult Education Teacher certificate   2002
  • BSc (Hons)    2000


Moore, M. (20017), Leadership in School Nursing. British Journal of School Nursing (12) 1. 

Previous professional experience

Walsall NHS Community Healthcare. 5-19 Healthy Child Programme Lead.   Apr 2012 - Nov 2012


  • Development, of the healthy child programme 5-19.
  • Support divisional director to influence and contribute to the strategic direction of the service.
  • Management of the school nursing service, immunisation team, weight management team, teenage pregnancy team, and the young people’s health advisors.
  • Ensure effective governance processes are in place and develop high quality reports.
  • Project management
  • Recruitment process.
  • Management of dedicated budgets across managed services.
  • Undertake duties and responsibilities of the divisional director when required.


Walsall NHS Community Healthcare. Practice Education Facilitator Lead Children and Families   2008 - 2012


  • Facilitation of education and development for children and families health and prevention staff.
  • Development and assessment of clinical practice mentors and educators.
  • Line management of practice education facilitator staff.
  • Partnerships’ working with HEI’s and facilitate clinical practice for students undertaking SCPHN programme.
  • Develop, deliver and evaluate education provision and CPD.
  • Create, promote and maintain an effective learning environment.
  • Development of care pathways, policies, procedures.
  • Develop ‘Essence of Care’ across the service.

 Walsall Community Health. Clinical Nurse Specialist for Education and Development.   2003 - 2008


  • Promote quality through education programmes and facilitation of learning for SCPHN students and staff across the professional and organisational boundaries.
  • Support leadership and change.
  • Support clinical governance processes.
  • Develop clinical guidelines and policies.
  • Deliver educational programmes to staff across the organisation.
  • Support staff with poor performance and under achievement.
  • Teach assess and support SCPH School Nursing students.

 Walsall Community Health. School Health Nurse.   1994 - 2003


  • Health monitoring and surveillance of children and young people.
  • Collaborative working with multiagency staff.
  • Safeguarding of children and young people.
  • Delivery of education sessions in schools and communities.
  • Develop community profiles and deliver targeted care and service provision.
  • Health promotion and education activities.
  • Support and teach junior staff members.

 Walsall Manor Hospital. Midwife.   1992 - 1994


  • Work with women and their partners in the antenatal period to
  • promote optimum health and wellbeing.
  • Undertake antenatal screening.
  • Examination of mother and baby.
  • Working on delivery suite, supporting the safe delivery of babies and
  • new born examination.

 Walsall Manor Hospital. Staff Nurse.  1989 - 1992


  • Holistic assessment of patients.
  • Administration of medication.
  • Effective record keeping.
  • Monitoring vital observations.
  • Taking blood samples.
  • Safe use of IV mad monitoring equipment.
  • Ensuring patient safety.
  • Teaching and assessing pre-registration students within the
  • Ward environment.
  • Develop off duty rota.
  • Effective communication.

 Walsall Manor Hospital. Enrolled Nurse.   1983 - 1989


  • Holistic assessment of patients.
  • Administration of medication.
  • Effective record keeping.
  • Monitoring vital observations.
  • Supporting junior staff.
  • Wound care.