Kairen Griffiths

Kairen Griffiths

Kairen Griffiths

Registered Nurse, Counsellor and Author

Lectures by Kairen Griffiths

Kairen Griffiths is a Registered Nurse as well as a trained counsellor.

She began her State Registered Nurse training at The London Hospital in Whitechapel in January 1980.

After working for several years in the east end of London, she moved to the north-east of Scotland and trained as a District Nurse.

Kairen gained a degree in nursing from Robert Gordon’s University in 1995 and she obtained a Masters’ degree in Enhanced Palliative Care from the University of Stirling in 2010.

She began looking after adults with Cystic Fibrosis in 1993 and spent the next 26 years devoting her career to this special group of patients.

She retired from nursing in September 2019.

In October 2020, Kairen published a book about her career working in Cystic Fibrosis – “The World of Sixty Five Roses”.

Kairen is currently working as a Counsellor with the Leanne Fund CF charity and hopes to set up a private practice specialising in Bereavement Counselling in 2021.

In March 2019 she won the British Journal of Nursing runner-up award for the ‘UK Nurse of the Year’ in London.