Kennedy, Irene

Irene Kennedy

Senior Lecturer/Programme Leader
Department of Nursing and Community Health
Ms Irene Kennedy is a senior lecturer (nursing) in the School of Health and Life Sciences within the department of Nursing and Community Health. Irene has worked it GCU since 2002. Irene is a nurse and has a background in paediatric cardiac nursing within the NHS. Her current role is programme leader for the Return to Practice Nursing and Midwifery programme which won the RCN Nursing Times Awards 2016.

Irene has a research interest in education, and child and family health. Currently she supervises, master, honour and undergraduate students within the areas of acute nursing, evidence based care, return to practice and clinical skills. Irene has successfully supervised at masters level and has experience as an external examiner.