School of Arts and Cultures

Staff Profiles

Louise Wilson

Associate Lecturer in Public Relations



Louise Wilson is an Associate Lecturer in Public Relations. Louise's key interests include organisational learning, communities of practice and the development of peer networks. She is a public sector management professional currently working for the NHS.

She has more than twenty-five years' experience including leadership of national training and education programmes for the Department of Health where she co-produced the influential training DVD 'Computers in the Consulting Room'. She has also produced three books including as a co-author of "eCommunication Skills: a guide for primary care" (Simpson and Robinson, 2005).

In her role with an NHS Clinical Network, Louise has been involved in supporting development of a number of successful research proposals.. In 2012, with an NHS colleague from Bristol, Louise produced an award winning health app for people managing the symptoms of fatigue and co-founded the UK Health App Network for Developers and Innovation (HANDI) see Louise and Dr Toby Lowe are recipients of an ESRC impact acceleration award-funded project, building a development programme for Learning Community Facilitators. See

Louise is currently working with the Connected Health Cities programme, supporting the development of a Learning Health System - see

Follow Louise on Twitter @NetworkLouise




Louise has taught Public Relations, Communications and Project Management skills on a range of UG and PG courses at Newcastle University since 2006.