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Visit Lynda Filer

MG22, Myddelton Street Building

Postal Address

City, University of London
Northampton Square
United Kingdom



Lynda is a Lecturer in Applied Biological, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences, specialising in pharmacology and medicines management. She has worked at St Bartholomew’s School of Nursing and Midwifery and then City University London since 1994.

Lynda qualified as a Nurse and her clinical interests were in Intensive and Coronary Care Nursing. Since working as a Lecturer, her main area of work was teaching on Pre-registration Nursing Programmes. However latterly, she has focussed her teaching on the topics of pharmacology, medicines management and non-medical prescribing.


  1. MSc Pharmacology, King's College London, United Kingdom
  2. BSc Human Biology, King's College London, United Kingdom


  1. Lecturer in Nursing (Bioscience), City University London, Sep 2014 – present


Chapters (3)

  1. Filer, L.R. (2007). Cardiovascular drugs. In Johnson, K. and Rawlings-Anderson, K. (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Cardiac Nursing Oxford University Press, USA. ISBN 978-0-19-857072-1.
  2. Filer, L.R. and Hatchett, R. (2007). The applied anatomy and physiology of the cardiovasular system. In Hatchett, R. and Thompson, D. (Eds.), Cardiac Nursing. A comprehensive guide Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.
  3. Filer, L.R. and Jones, A. (2007). The pharmacological management of the cardiac patient. In Hatchett, R. and Thompson, D. (Eds.), Cardiac Nursing. A comprehensive guide Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.

Practitioner article

  1. (2009). Medicines management: An integrated approach? Journal of Marketing and Management in Healthcare, pp. 102–111


Modules taught

- NMM024 Medicines management
- NM3301 Biological Foundations in Clinical Practice and related Pharmacology
- V100 Nurse Prescribing - part of the Specialist Community Practice Qualification

Other Activities

Editorial activity

  1. Filer L (2011) Diseases of the Respiratory System (chapter 8) in Zelman M, Tompary E, Raymond J, Holdaway P, Mulvihill ML, Steggall M and Dingle M (Editors) Introductory Pathophysiology for NUrsing anf Healthcare Professionals. Pearson. Essex..