Annabella Gloster

Annabella Satu Gloster

Senior Lecturer / Programme Leader MSc Advanced Practice (Health and Social Care)


Annabella is a Senior Lecturer and Programme Lead at the School of Nursing, Midwifery, Socia Work and Social Scienc and has an academic interested in disaster preparedeness, having completed an MSc thesis in this area. Annebella has spent time in Tanzania working in public health (HIV/AIDS) after completing my Masters in Public.

Annabella is a member of regional, national and international networks for Advanced Practice. A Deputy Chair of the Association of Advanced Practice Educators (AAPE UK), and a member of the International Council of Nurses Advanced Practice Nursing Core Steering Group. Doctoral studies are in the field of Advanced Practice.


I teach pre-registration student nurses in acute and critical illness management. I teach post-qualified nurses in modules that explore physical health in mental health and for nurses developing their practice in injury and illness assessment and management.

I lead the MSc Advanced Practice programme which is multi-professional and lead modules in Clinical Examination and Clinical Reasoning.

I am an external examiner at King’s College University London, and have been an external reviewer for Advanced Practice programmes at LSU and Worcester Universities.

Research Interests

My research interests are in Advanced Practice: professional identity; the value-addedness of advanced practitioners and in developing a framework to capture the impact of advanced practitioners.

Qualifications and Memberships

  • RGN, Dip PSN, BSc (Hons), MSc, PGCE
  • Deputy Chair Association Advanced Practice Educators UK (AAPE UK)
  • Member of International Council of Nurses Advanced Practice Nursing Core Steering Group.


Gloster, A. & Johnson, P. (2016). 'How to perform basic first-aid', Nursing Standard, 30(20), pp.36-38.

Gloster, A & Neville, L & Windle, J (2015). 'Effects of Advanced Practitioners' learning in one hospital', Nursing Management, 21(10), pp.23-30.

Gloster, A & Ganley, L. (2012). 'Care of patients with minor injuries'. Nursing Standard, 26(21), pp.50-57.

Ganley, L & Gloster, A. (2011). 'An overview of triage in the emergency department'. Nursing Standard, 26(12), pp.49-56. G

Loster, A 2006, 'Feature article: Lessons from Finland', Nursing Standard, pp.62-63.

Complete list

Postgraduate research

  • Advanced Practice
  • Advanced Practitioners
  • Disaster Preparedness