Gill qualified as a registered nurse in 1988 and enjoyed 24 years working in the NHS in a variety of nursing roles. She gained extensive clinical and managerial experience working in rheumatology, general medicine, care older people and elective orthopaedics. She worked as a Rheumatology Specialist Nurse at Newcastle’s Freeman Hospital for 10 years before joining the University of Hull in 2012 as a lecturer in nursing for long term conditions.
Gill has a keen interest in self-management and shared decision making in chronic illness. She is currently working on a part-time PhD exploring how people living with rheumatoid arthritis make treatment decisions.
She was a principle investigator of a qualitative study that explored the patient experience of attending a long-term conditions (multimorbidity) clinic.
Teaching and Learning
Gill has wide experience in teaching and delivering modules on long term conditions at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
She teaches across the BSc Nursing programme, Non-Medical Prescribing (level 6 & 7), BSc/PG Dip Community Nursing (District),, and BSc Paramedic Science.