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Ms Lyn Wilson BSc, PGCE, MSc,Registered Public Health Practitioner (UK Public Health Register) PR0042

Lecturer in Public Health, Programme lead for MSc Top Ups,Module lead for Work Based Learning and MSc Dissertation,Postgraduate research student

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Lyn Wilson is a Lecturer and Postgraduate research student within Health Sciences at the University of Southampton.

I have previously worked as a science teacher and then a Senior Health Promotion Specialist. I have been a lecturer in Public Health since April 2006.

I have worked in secondary education and in the NHS as a senior health promotion specialist.  I am a registered Public Health Practitioner.

I lecture in a range of topics related to promoting health including; health behaviour change, motivational interviewing, social capital, health promotion theory and practice and self-management.

Research interests

Long-term condition self-management, behaviour change, health literacy and use of social networks.

Research group

Health Workforce & Systems

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Book Chapters

  • Fergus, M., Almond, P., Baker, C., Forbes, D., & Wilson, L. (2009). Promoting family health in contemporary healthcare. In A. Glasper, M. Aylott, & C. Battrick (Eds.), Developing Practical Skills for Nursing Young Children and Young People (pp. 52-62). Hodder Arnold.
  • Wilson, L., & Wigley, W. (2009). Promoting health and well-being. In L. Childs, L. Cole, & B. Marjoram (Eds.), Essential Skills Clusters for Nurses: Theory for Practice (pp. 101-120). Blackwell Science.
  • Almond, P., Fergus, M., & Wilson, L. (2009). Promoting the health of children: theory and models. In A. Glasper, M. Aylott, & C. Battrick (Eds.), Developing Practical Skills for Nursing Children and Young People Hodder Arnold.

Lecturer in Public Health

Programme lead for MSc Top Ups

Module lead for Work Based Learning and MSc Dissertation

MPhil/PhD doctoral student.

Title; Self-management of long-term conditions: can a tactical use of health literacy and social networks make a difference for individuals with low literacy?

Supervisors; Professor Jo Adams, Professor Anne Rogers and Professor Paul Fleming

Ms Lyn Wilson
Health Sciences Student Office University of Southampton Highfield Southampton SO17 1BJ

Room Number : 67/3003

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