Michelle is a registered nurse. She holds a BSc in health studies and an MSc in nursing studies. She is currently undertaking a PhD in the area of global health partnerships.She set up a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) which gained charity status in 2018 called Nurses Reaching Out (NRO). Working in Northern Uganda, NRO is concerned with improving patient experience, the environment of care and ongoing nursing knowledge and education. Michelle was awarded staff social entrepreneur 2014 for this work, which also includes offering student nurses elective placement experience in Uganda.Michelle is a member of the editorial board for the British Journal of Nursing.Her key areas of teaching interest include: care of older adults, long term conditions and global health.Michelle is currently lead for student national and international electives. She is also a liaison lecturer for Spire St Anthony's hospital, St Raphael's hospice and Western Sussex.
Grainger, Michelle (2020) Innovation, education and variety : the career of a Ugandan nurse. British Journal of Nursing, 29(9), p. 515. ISSN (print) 0966-0461
Pegram, Anne M, Grainger, Michelle, Jones, Kathryn and While, Alison E (2015) An exploration of the working life and role of the ward manager within an acute care hospital organisation. Journal of Research in Nursing, 20(4), pp. 312-328. ISSN (print) 1361-4096