Dr Lesley Siegloff

Academic Status

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

place Health Sciences
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Since 1978 Lesley has worked in education in hospital programs and as the Principal Nurse Educator with the Royal District Nursing Society SA 1984-1987 and since the transfer of nursing education to the higher education sector as a university lecturer. Lesley has also variously held director of nursing and consulting positions in South Australia, Victoria, New South Wales and Indonesia. Her director of nursing roles have included responsibiity for  rural hospitals and aged care facilities achieving accrediation for these organisations.

Higher Education roles: Lecturer Nursing, South Australian College of Advanced Education - Sturt; Lecturer Nursing, Ballarat University; Senior Lecturer Nursing/Rural Health, School of Health Sciences LaTrobe University- Bendigo; and currently as Senior Lecturer Nursing/Aged Care SoNM Flinders University.

Teaching involvement - Lesley contributes as a lecturer in a number of topics where she teaches TeamSTEPPS clinical communication, leadership, management, risk management, history of nursing, corporate governance including continuous quality improvement.

Ph D project - 50 years of nursing 1964 - 2014 - One Nurses Story; An Autoethnography


RN, DipT (NEd) SturtCAE, BEd (Nursing) SACAE, MNA (UNSW), PhD (candidate), FACN

Key responsibilities

Responsible for liaising with the health care industry and national and international nursing and midwifery associations, organisations and education organisations to build relationships with our school of nursing and midwifery and for professional engagement.

Leader of the practice development team with academics located in Resthaven and Lyell McEwin Health Service.

Teaching interests

Residential and community aged care; rural health, rural nursing, population health, community health and community nursing, health promotion; leadership; management; strategic planning; risk management; organisational policy development; continuous quality improvement and hospital accreditation.

Topic coordinator
NURS9216 Leadership in Health Studies
Topic lecturer
NURS9216 Leadership in Health Studies
  • The history of nursing in Australia

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