Professor Christine Moffatt

CBE FRCN PhD MA RGN DN

Nottingham University Hospital and Emeritus Professor University of Nottingham

Clinical Interests:

Christine is Professor of Clinical Nursing Research at the University of Nottingham School of Health Sciences and holds other visiting chairs at the University of Glasgow and Cardiff University Medical School Wound Healing Institute. She is also nurse consultant at the Royal Derby Foundation NHS Trust Lymphoedema service in which she leads a research team as well as undertaking a clinical consultancy role.

Christine is nurse consultant at St. George’s Hospital and is responsible for the clinical leg ulcer service and research programme. She is President of the Leg Ulcer Forum, previous president of EWMA council, an organisation responsible for facilitating research, education and practice in European countries and is a Trustee of the Smith & Nephew Foundation.

Professional Profile:

Christine was awarded a CBE in the 2006 New Year’s Honours List and made a life fellow of the Royal College of Nursing that same year. She has received several lifetime achievement awards in recognition of her work, the most recent being presented by the World Union of Wound Healing Societies and the Journal of Wound Care in September 2016. In December 2008 she received a Nursing Times Diamond 20 Award as one of the 20 most influential nurses in the last 60 years.

Christine is currently Professor of Nursing at Thames Valley University, London, and a Director of the Centre for Research and Implementation of Clinical Practice. The centre has a large clinical research programme including running multi-centre trials. As a director, Christine is actively involved in assisting organisations in developing and evaluating new services.

She is currently running the Lymphoedema Framework Project in partnership with the British Lymphology Society, Lymphoedema Support Network and Primary Care Trusts throughout the UK. This research project is evaluating care provision in a number of different service models. The research has used a rigorous research process to define what is currently considered best practice and in October 2006 an international consensus on best practice was published. In May 2006 the framework published a Template for Practice – compression hosiery which has been published in 3 other languages. The project has already published, in conjunction with the European Wound Management Association a position document on multi-layer bandaging.

Christine is advisor to the World Health Organisation on lymphoedema.

Academic Qualifications:

CBE, FRCN, PhD, MA, RGN, DN

Areas of Expertise:

She has been involved in wound healing research and practice for 25 years and Lymphoedema for 10 years. She has undertaken extensive research in this field using mixed research methods including running national and international clinical trials. She currently heads the International Lymphoedema Framework, an international charity, whose mission is to develop effective lymphoedema care throughout the world. Her areas of research include compression therapy; service development and evaluation; psychosocial impact of disease; chronic wounds and lymphoedema. She has presented and published internationally and in 2016 received the University of Nottingham’s Vice Chancellor Award for Knowledge Exchange and Impact.

Other Information:

Christine has been involved in the development of a number of compression systems. Recently she has been advisor to the Coban 2 compression system and is currently the principal investigator for the major trial that is currently running.

Christine has presented and published internationally and is publishing 3 new books in 2007.

Professor Christine Moffatt

CBE FRCN PhD MA RGN DN

Nottingham University Hospital and Emeritus Professor University of Nottingham

Clinical Interests:

Christine is Professor of Clinical Nursing Research at the University of Nottingham School of Health Sciences and holds other visiting chairs at the University of Glasgow and Cardiff University Medical School Wound Healing Institute. She is also nurse consultant at the Royal Derby Foundation NHS Trust Lymphoedema service in which she leads a research team as well as undertaking a clinical consultancy role.

Christine is nurse consultant at St. George’s Hospital and is responsible for the clinical leg ulcer service and research programme. She is President of the Leg Ulcer Forum, previous president of EWMA council, an organisation responsible for facilitating research, education and practice in European countries and is a Trustee of the Smith & Nephew Foundation.

Professional Profile:

Christine was awarded a CBE in the 2006 New Year’s Honours List and made a life fellow of the Royal College of Nursing that same year. She has received several lifetime achievement awards in recognition of her work, the most recent being presented by the World Union of Wound Healing Societies and the Journal of Wound Care in September 2016. In December 2008 she received a Nursing Times Diamond 20 Award as one of the 20 most influential nurses in the last 60 years.

Christine is currently Professor of Nursing at Thames Valley University, London, and a Director of the Centre for Research and Implementation of Clinical Practice. The centre has a large clinical research programme including running multi-centre trials. As a director, Christine is actively involved in assisting organisations in developing and evaluating new services.

She is currently running the Lymphoedema Framework Project in partnership with the British Lymphology Society, Lymphoedema Support Network and Primary Care Trusts throughout the UK. This research project is evaluating care provision in a number of different service models. The research has used a rigorous research process to define what is currently considered best practice and in October 2006 an international consensus on best practice was published. In May 2006 the framework published a Template for Practice – compression hosiery which has been published in 3 other languages. The project has already published, in conjunction with the European Wound Management Association a position document on multi-layer bandaging.

Christine is advisor to the World Health Organisation on lymphoedema.

Academic Qualifications:

CBE, FRCN, PhD, MA, RGN, DN

Areas of Expertise:

She has been involved in wound healing research and practice for 25 years and Lymphoedema for 10 years. She has undertaken extensive research in this field using mixed research methods including running national and international clinical trials. She currently heads the International Lymphoedema Framework, an international charity, whose mission is to develop effective lymphoedema care throughout the world. Her areas of research include compression therapy; service development and evaluation; psychosocial impact of disease; chronic wounds and lymphoedema. She has presented and published internationally and in 2016 received the University of Nottingham’s Vice Chancellor Award for Knowledge Exchange and Impact.

Other Information:

Christine has been involved in the development of a number of compression systems. Recently she has been advisor to the Coban 2 compression system and is currently the principal investigator for the major trial that is currently running.

Christine has presented and published internationally and is publishing 3 new books in 2007.

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The new book by Matt Hazledine is available to buy NOW!

25% of pre-tax profits from book sales will be donated to the lymphoedema Research Fund.

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Sign up as a Free Member to receive Exclusive Benefits, including access to Articles and Videos from the Experts, a Unique Discount Code from the Suppliers, Members’ Offers and a Quarterly eNewsletter with the latest news from the lymphoedema community.

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