Nicola is a Reader and lead for the Long-Term Conditions and Ageing Cluster within the School of Health Sciences. Nicola is a qualified nurse who has worked in a variety of posts across the country in primary care as both a practice nurse and nurse practitioner. Her research interests include quality improvement, workforce development, non-medical prescribing and patient self-management.
Tara is a senior lecturer in health psychology at Liverpool John Moores University. Her research interests include psychobiology of health and disease, psychophysiology of coronary heart disease, and self-management in long term conditions.
She is a chartered psychologist and full member of the British Psychological Society's Division of Health Psychology, as well as a Registered Health Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council.
Prior to joining Liverpool John Moores University in 2017, Tara worked at the University of Surrey, and University College London.