Kath MacDonald

Dr Kath MacDonald

Dr Kath MacDonald (R.N. Prof Doctorate, MSc, SFHEA) has a long history of working with Health Professionals. This comes from her teaching career as a Senior Lecturer in Nursing and Education, and in her clinical role in the NHS as a Nurse Specialist and as an Honorary Nursing Research Consultant.

She has published widely in the fields of chronic illness and adolescence, student and patient experience and in the use of poetry in Nursing. Recognising that stories are a powerful tool in professionals’ learning and development, ListenUpStorytelling was formed.

Kath is an Apprentice Storyteller and member of the Storytelling Forum at the Scottish Storytelling Centre Edinburgh, which is funded through Traditional Arts Culture Scotland: TRACS: https://tracscotland.org/

Other Facilitators and Storytellers

Kath works with a range of facilitators or storytellers who she draws on depending on the nature of the project.

Dr Caroline Dickson

Dr Caroline Dickson

Dr Caroline AW Dickson (RN; D HSSc; MSc; PG Cert Prof & Higher Ed; Dip DN) is a Senior Lecturer within the Division of Nursing and Paramedic Science at Queen Margaret University.  She is also a Fellow of the Queens Nursing Institute, Scotland and Director of the Person-centred Practice – International Community of Practice. As a researcher within the Centre for Person-centred Practice Research https://www.cpcpr.org/ Caroline has expertise facilitation, practice development and other participatory methodologies.  She has a special research interest in leadership, person-centredness and developing healthful cultures. Caroline regularly reviews papers in professional journals including the International Practice Development Journal https://www.fons.org/library/journal-ipdj-home

You can find Caroline on the Queen Margaret University website https://www.qmu.ac.uk/schools-and-divisions/nursing/nursing-and-paramedic-staff/dr-caroline-aw-dickson/ and via social media.