Alison Twycross, UK

Alison Twycross is Reader in Children’s Nursing in the Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences at Kingston University – St George’s, University of London. She qualified from the Princess Alexandra School of Nursing at the London Hospital as a Registered General Nurse and a Registered Mental Nurse in 1987. Alison then qualified as a Registered Sick Children’s Nursing from the Enfield and Haringey School of Nursing in 1990. She obtained an MSc in Nursing Studies from City University, London in 1992 and a PhD from the University of Central Lancashire in 2004. Have held a number of clinical posts Alison has worked at four different UK universities since 1995. She currently leads the children’s nursing team in the Faculty and is also responsible for postgraduate issues in the School of Midwifery and Child Health. Alison is the author of a large number of research papers mostly about managing pain in children and has edited two books. Alison is editor of Evidence Based Nursing.

Competing Interests

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