Professor Christine Hallett is Director of the UK Centre for the History of Nursing and Midwifery and Chair of the UK Association for the History of Nursing. She was also the Founding Chair of the European Association for the History of Nursing. Christine trained as a nurse and health visitor in the 1980s and holds first degrees and PhDs in both Nursing and History. She practised as a community nurse before becoming a lecturer at the University of Manchester in 1993. During her career at Manchester, she has published in the fields of nursing education, clinical practice, and history. She is a co-editor for the academic book series, Nursing History and Humanities at Manchester University Press. Christine holds Fellowships of both the Royal Society of Medicine and the Royal Society for the Arts.
Christine has undertaken numerous consultancies. She was a Historical Advisor and Script Consultant to the BBC drama series 'The Crimson Field', and a consultant to the BBC's First World War Centenary website project. She has advised on the refurbishment of the Florence Nightingale Museum, London (2010) and the redevelopment of the Medical Galleries at the Science Museum, London (2013). She was project-lead and series editor to a Nursing and Midwifery Council project: 'Historical Investigations into the Professional Self-Regulation of Nursing and Midwifery' (2012).