Dr Nita Muir

Head of the School of Nursing and Allied Health

Dr Nita Muir - Head of School of Nursing and Allied Health


Dr Nita Muir is the inaugural Head of the School of Nursing and Allied Health and is delighted to be pivotal in leading and establishing the new school at the University of Chichester.   She is developing a successful multi-disciplinary school, and creating a range of inspirational health care practitioner and education programmes with colleagues, service users and carers.  Nita is a Registered Nurse and an academic leader who crafts a triangle of practical scholarship in the school whereby the team engages in the generation of theory, practice and research, thus ensuring a provision that is contemporary and innovative.

Nita was awarded her Doctor in Education from the University of Southampton in 2018 and has a research focus in work-related learning, frailty, human factors in decision making, resilience and digital technologies in nurse education.    Her successful professional portfolio is extensive; at a national level she has undertaken evaluative consultations for Health Education Improvement Wales, is a member of the British Safety Institute, is an invited expert for validation of nursing courses and is on the editorial board of a national nursing journal.  At an international level, Nita has participated in global research and led funded innovation projects to develop sustainable curriculum with colleagues in Zambia, Sweden, Denmark and China

Other department members

Claudia Cadman
Lecturer Practitioner

Claudia is a Lecturer Practitioner and is excited to be beginning her academic career by supporting the delivery of the new nursing programme at the University of Chichester. As a Lecturer Practitioner, Claudia’s role is to facilitate a programme that bridges the gap between theory and clinical practice.

Paul Watters
Programme Leader - BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing

Paul Watters is the Programme Leader for BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing course.

Clarie Hilton
Department Administrator

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