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Caroline Lomas

Senior Lecturer in Acupuncture

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Caroline Lomas

Room: M409


+44 (0) 1978 293445


Since qualifying as a Nurse in 1990 Caroline has had a number of roles including working in theatre (as a scrub nurse), neonatal care, adult surgical care, the community in Central Manchester and palliative care here in Wrexham.

Caroline later joined Glyndŵr (when it was formally NEWI) in 2002 and since this time she has worked as a senior lecturer within Health Sciences developing and delivering programmes based upon Complementary Therapies and Chinese Medicine.

During this time Caroline has also held other educational roles outside of the University which has included working as a moderator for the University of Wales. This involved supporting quality enhancement within ISMET, a college of TCM in Barcelona.

She is also currently the External Examiner for the Complementary Therapies degree programme offered at Cardiff Met.

What are your hobbies/interests?  My hobbies include antiques, collectibles and collecting memorabilia (including autographs).

Inspirational quotes? God grant me the serenity to accept the thinks I cannot change; Courage to change the things I can and the wisdom to know the difference” from The Serenity Prayer

What’s your favourite book? Favourite books include The Da Vinci Code (Dan Brown), The Five People You Meet in Heaven (Mitch Albom) and The Little Grey Men (BB)

What’s your favourite film? My favourite films includeThe Colour Purple 1985 (directed by Steven Spielberg),  Gone in 60 seconds (directed by Dominic Sena and starring Nicolas Cage) and De Ja Vu (directed by Tony Scott and starring Denzel Washington)

MSc Leadership in Health and Social Care, Glyndwr University

PGCE in Adult/Further and Higher Education, Bolton Institute 2002.

BSc in Complementary Medicine Practice (Chinese Medicine, 1st Class Hons) Salford University 2001.

Registered Nurse on NMC Register since 1990

Programme Leader for and

Modules I am involved with include: -

Developing Academic and Personal Skills

Principles and Diagnostics in Chinese Medicine

Personal and Professional Development



Battersby, P., Lomas, C (2014) Meridian Master Class: The Stomach Meridian. Journal of Acupuncture Association for Chartered Physiotherapists, Autumn 2014

Treatment of Pain

Mentorship with CAM

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