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Dr Siân Bill

Dr Siân Bill

Lecturer: Children and Young People

School of Healthcare Sciences

+44 (0)29 2068 7721
2.17a, 2nd Floor, Ty Dewi Sant, Heath Campus, Cardiff, CF14 4XN


I am a lecturer within the children and young people’s (CYP) nursing team. I have a range of  clinical experience in adult and CYP nursing, gained both within the UK and overseas. This includes, accident and emergency, radiology, medical and surgical nursing, specialised adolescent health care and as a consultant nurse (Cystic Fibrosis).

My main area of interest is young people’s health. My Doctoral Thesis examined the experiences of young people with cystic fibrosis and their families in Wales, related to their transition from child to adult health care services.


Having trained in Wales in the 1970s at East Glamorgan Hospital as a ‘State Registered Nurse’ I worked in a range of areas within the hospital post qualification.

I moved to Australia in 1986 and returned to study in 1994. This is where I developed my passion for adolescent health.

Returning to Wales, I have worked at Cardiff University since 2004.  I have held a number of various additional roles within the School, including Admissions Tutor and Programme Manager.

Honours and awards

2004, Dean’s Merit List

College of Social and Health Sciences; University of Western Sydney

Professional memberships

Child and Adult Nurse Registrant with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)

Member of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN)

Member of the Association for Young People’s Health (AYPH)

Academic positions

Lecturer, Programme Manager of the Postgraduate Diploma in Child Health at The University of Melbourne.


I teach a range of subjects across the CYP curriculum, including the adolescent health content and certain subjects across all fields of nursing.

My research interests are related to young people’s health and include transition from child to adult health care services, chronic illness and the hospitalised adolescent.