Katrina joined NSC in 2002 having worked for a number of years in sexual health and HIV.  Katrina is involved in teaching reproductive and sexual health across pre and post registration programmes.  In addition, she maintains her interest in sexual health by continuing to practice in reproductive and sexual health.

Katrina’s research interests include the construction of the homosexual identity in nurse education, early recognition of cognitive impairment in patients with late HIV disease and the psychological impact of termination of pregnancy.

Katrina is Associate Director of Teaching and Learning (Pre-Registration Admissions).

Academic Background

  • 1984 Registered Nurse
  • 1992 - 1994 Diploma in Nursing, South Bank University.
  • 1995 - 1998 BSc (Hons) Professional Nursing Studies, South Bank University.
  • 2003 - 2005 MA in Interprofessional Health Education, Suffolk University College

All Publications

McGouran, V., Emerson, K., Saunders, J.


Multi-mini-interviews for nurse recruitment,

in Nursing Times



pp. 23

Full Text UEA Repository



Mcgouran, V., Emerson, K., Saunders, J.


Multiple mini Interviews. Ringing the Changes,

UEA Repository



Teaching Interests

  • Pre-registration nurse education including facilitation of enquiry based learning, delivering resource sessions, and teaching in clinical practice
  • Interprofessional Learning
  • Post-registration nurse education. Unit leader for the Contraception and Sexual Health Module

External Activities and Indicators of Esteem

  • Royal College of Nursing Sexual Health Forum
  • National Association of Nurses in Contraception and Sexual Health