Prof. K Louise Barriball
Nursing (Bachelor’s degree)
Professor K Louise Barriball joined King’s College London as Vice Dean (Education) of the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care in 2015. Before that she was appointed Head of Department in 2007 (Primary & Intermediate Care) and Head of Postgraduate Taught Studies for the Faculty (2012-2014).
Throughout her academic career Louise has been a consistent advocate of the importance of effective and relevant education for both individuals and organizations and the benefits of good employment practice on staff performance. These values are aligned in her work on the nursing workforce: role development, job satisfaction and retention; the working lives of nurse teachers; and the evaluation of education and the student experience. While Athena SWAN champion for Nursing & Midwifery, Louise led the Faculty’s successful application for a Silver Award in 2014.
Professor K Louise Barriball has overall responsibility for the strategic educational priorities for the Faculty aligned to a robust quality assurance agenda to meet the standards and requirements of both governmental and professional policy directives. She is an experienced appraiser and mentor. She has extensive experiences of quality assurance and external examining. She has been a member of internal review panel for School of Health in Social Science in University of Edinburgh, a chair of re-validation panel for a joint BSc Nursing programme between Cardiff University and Oman, a Panel member for an institutional review of the School of Health Sciences.
Professor K Louise has also appointed as an External Examiner for many UK and overseas institutions, such MSc Advanced Practice in Trinity College Dublin in Ireland, BSc Nursing with Registration in Waterford Institute of Technology in Ireland, BSc Nursing with Registration in University College Cork in Ireland, the University of Chester in England, BSc Nursing Studies in University of Malta, BSc/DipHE Nursing with Registration in University of Middlesex.
From 2021-2022 Semester I, Professor K Louise Barriball becomes the external examiner of the programme of Bachelor of Science in Nursing of Macao Polytechnic University.