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Sharon Levy

CPD Lead

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Willingness to take PhD students: Yes


After completing his nurse training, Sharon continued to develop his professional practice in a variety of community based care environments. His first clinical informatics post, in 1997, was a launching pad to a national leadership role at the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) as the UK informatics adviser - a post he held until 2007. After a short career break abroad, Sharon re-joined the NHS as a Telehealth Nurse Specialist, a post he held until 2012.

Sharon joined Edinburgh University, nursing studies department to lead and direct a number of MSc programme before moving to the User institute. He is currently a CPD lead for the Data Driven Innovation (DDI) programme. His main research interests and activities focus on digital health and he actively supports research and development efforts by Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Scotland.

Research outputs

  1. Ageing with Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus: A descriptive analysis

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  2. The Wellmometer Dashboard: Enhancing person centred care

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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Research activities & awards

  1. Aging with SBH

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

  2. NHS Lothian NMAHPPs Research Conference

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

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