Dr Jemell Geraghty DHRes, MSc, BN, RGN
Lecturer in Adult Nursing
Dr Geraghty is a Lecturer in Adult Nursing and leads the Person-Centred Care & Tissue Viability module; Jemell has been collaborating with King’s College since 2011.
She was awarded a Professional Doctorate in Health Research (DHRes) from the University of Hertfordshire in 2018 with a thesis on “Exploring the experiences of injecting drug users living with leg ulceration – a qualitative study”. Dr Geraghty has received several awards and scholarships for her work and continues to campaign for wound and vascular lower limb care to be recognised as a physical health need in its own right within inclusion and homeless health.
Jemell works closely with the London Network of Nurses and Midwives Homelessness Group Charity (LNNM) and is the subject lead for tissue viability.
Jemell has an interest in qualitative research methods and narrative inquiry, specifically the stories of marginalised people living with wounds. From 2019-to 2020, she led a wound care clinic for the homeless population in London and she currently works with the charity Change, Grow, Live as Nurse Consultant Tissue Viability.
Jemell is a Global Nurse Consultant in Tissue Viability. Her clinical experience includes vascular nursing, older adult medicine and emergency nursing. Jemell has worked in both hospital and community settings, the private sector and NHS, leading and providing wound care. From 2007 to 2019 Jemell worked in tissue viability at the Royal Free Hospital, Hampstead, London where for six years she was appointed Lead Nurse.
In 2021 Jemell and Leading Vascular Consultant, Mr Lukla Biasi established Ad Integrum Vascular & Wound Care, a multidisciplinary enterprise to offer patients timely access to the state-of-the-art joint Vascular and Wound Care expertise.
Dr Geraghty sits on the editorial board of the British Journal of Nursing, Tissue Viability panel and has published and presented nationally and internationally. She is a Trustee of the Lindsay Leg Club Foundation and actively involved in the Legs Matter campaign. Jemell also sat on the board of Trustees for the Tissue Viability Society (2016-2021).
Dr Geraghty is passionate about inclusion health and addressing social and health inequalities.