Jane Mair
First Name: Jane
Surname: Mair
Position: Lecturer
Telephone: +44 (0) 1224 262602

Jane has been working at RGU as a lecturer since 2014. She is the theme lead for Advancing Nursing Practice MSc (District Nurse Route) and the Practice Learning Educator for post-graduate students.

Professionally her nursing career spanned 35 years with the last 20 years focusing on District Nursing and primary care.

Duties and Responsibilities

Jane is a lecturer in adult nursing, she teaches mostly post-graduate nurses and is route lead for the MSc District Nursing route. She is also Practice Education Lecturer for post graduate courses. 

Academic Background

1979:  obtained a Bachelor of Nursing at Glasgow University

Other qualifications include:

  • Scottish certificate of Midwifery; Diploma in District Nursing (RGIT)
  • BA Palliative Care (RGU);MSc pain Management (Edinburgh University)
  • Non-medical prescribing (RGU)
  • Post graduate Certificate in Learning Teaching and assessment (RGU)

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Nursing
  • Association of District Nurse Educators
  • Association of Advanced Practice Educators
  • International Council of Nursing
  • Advisory group Council of Deans - pre-registration leadership project


Mair, J., 2008. Is the WHO analgesic ladder active or archaic? European Journal of Palliative Care, 15(4), pp. 162-165.

Teaching Interests

Primary care, in particular: 

  • Palliative care
  • Cancer care
  • Pain management
  • Non-medical prescribing
  • Chronic disease management
  • Advanced practice Nursing
  • District Nursing