Julia trained as a nurse in Cardiff qualifying in 1990. She started working in primary care in 2002 and completed an MSc in Advanced Practice.
Having always had an interest in education she became an educational lead at a training practice with multiple trainees. This led to her being invited to train as a GP Trainer and she completed the PG Cert in Medical Education. She now also works a GP Training Programme Director.
Julia is a keen supporter of interprofessional education. She leads on local and national Advance practice work and is aware of the many opportunities and challenges this presents to primary care.
She is chairing the steering group for the development of a career framework for nurses working in primary care
Co-chairing the steering group for the Multi-professional Advanced Practice Core Credentials Framework for Primary Care
Other work streams include;
Advanced practice training pathways
Clinical Supervision for advanced roles in primary care
Delivering the 26,000 additional roles in primary care – developing the multi-professional team,