Richard Leece
Title: Mr.
First Name: Richard
Surname: Leece
Position: Lecturer in Children and Young People’s Nursing
Telephone: +44(0)1224 262962

Richard is an alumni of RGU who graduated with a Diploma of Higher Education in Nursing (Children’s) in 1998. His nursing career has seen him work in Aberdeen, Manchester and across Australia. Richard has a clinical interest in paediatric oncology and respiratory. He has had a variety of clinical roles including as a research nurse working on 2 asthma studies and a respiratory clinical nurse specialist.

Richard teaches on a variety of both undergraduate and post graduate modules with a particular focus on the science based modules.

Richard is currently part of a national group examining ways of improving recruitment and retention of men to undergraduate nursing programmes.  


TURNER, S.W., et al., 2010. A methodology to establish a database to study gene environment interactions for childhood asthma. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 10(107), pp. 1-11. Available from:

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Teaching interests

  • Science based modules in undergraduate nursing programmes.
  • Paediatric Respiratory and Oncology Care.
  • Non-Medical Prescribing
  • Advanced Clinical History and Examination
  • Basic Life Support