Part of the Governing Board of Trustees

Christine Moffatt, Professor CBE FRCN PhD MA RGN DN

Christine Moffatt is currently Professor of Clinical Nursing in Skin Integrity at Nottingham University Hospital  and was made Emeritus Professor of Nursing at the University of Nottingham, School of Health Sciences, UK, in June 2018 and is Visiting Professor and Nurse Consultant at the Copenhagen Wound Healing and Lymphoedema Centre, Denmark.

She has been involved in wound healing research and practice for 30 years and Lymphoedema for 20 years. She has undertaken extensive research in this field using mixed research methods including running national and international clinical trials. She currently heads the International Lymphoedema Framework, an international charity, whose mission is to develop effective Lymphoedema care throughout the world. Her areas of research include compression therapy; service development and evaluation; psychosocial impact of disease; chronic wounds and Lymphoedema.  She has presented and published internationally. She edited the EWMA position document series and the International Lymphoedema Framework Best Practice Document (2006) and is a member of international editorial boards, NICE boards on leg ulcer management and advisory panels. 
She was awarded a CBE in the 2006 New Year’s Honours List and made a life fellow of the Royal College of Nursing that same year. She has received 6 life-time achievement awards between 2006 and 2015 in recognition of her work. In December 2008 she received a Nursing Times Diamond 20 Award as one of the 20 most influential nurses in the last 60 years. She received the Vice Chancellor’s medal in 2015 from Nottingham University and the Nottingham University Global Knowledge and Impact Exchange Award in 2016. She has recently led the LIMPRINT study an international epidemiology study with 9 countries that has defined the size and impact of the condition on health services. She has recently been awarded a major grant to undertake the first national prevalence study in children and young people with Lymphoedema in Denmark with the Copenhagen Wound Healing and Lymphoedema Centre in partnership with the Lymphoedema team at St. George’s hospital, London.