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Timothy Frawley

Lecturer/Assistant Professor

School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems


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Timothy Frawley D.Gov., M.Ed., BNS, RPN Timothy Frawley is a joint-lecturer employed with the UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems and the St. John of God Community Mental Health Services. Dr Frawley trained as a nurse in the HSE West Area and has worked as a staff nurse in Limerick and the UK. On returning from the UK he worked at a number of Dublin academic teaching hospitals before joining the St. John of God Community Mental Health Services, working in acute, rehabilitation and early intervention services. He holds a degree of Bachelor in Nursing Studies, a Master's in Education (Guidance and Counselling), and in 2014 he completed a Doctorate in Governance. His doctoral thesis examined the process through which senior management team members influence the evolution of quality and safety within organisations. He is a former recipient of the National University of Ireland Dr. H.H. Stewart Scholarship in Nursing and the Daniel Murphy Memorial Gold Medal awarded by the School of Education, Trinity College Dublin. Dr Frawley's research interests include quality and safety in mental health services, professional regulation and nursing in acute settings. He is a member of the Preliminary Proceedings Committee of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland.


  • Associate Programme Director, Higher Diploma in Mental Health Nursing
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems, UCD, Dublin, Ireland1 Feb 2017 - present
  • Associate Dean for Taught Graduate Studies
    UCD, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems, Dublin, Ireland1 Jul 2018 - present


  • BNS
    Trinity College Dublin
  • MEd
    Trinity College Dublin
  • Other
    British Psychological Society
  • Other
    NUI Galway IRL


  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Education)
    National University of Ireland, Galway, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Galway, Ireland
  • Doctorate in Governance
    Queen's University Belfast, School of Law, Belfast, Northern Ireland28 Oct 2010 - 30 Jan 2015
    GovernanceSupervised by Mulreany M