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Following training at Charing Cross Hospital, Moffatt trained as a district nurse. Following a diploma in leg ulcer care she became involved in research, became a lecturer at Imperial College London. She ran the Centre for Research and Implementation of Clinical Practice independently before entering into an association with Thames Valley University.
Moffatt is currently Professor of Clinical Nursing Research at the University of Nottingham and Nurse Consultant to the Derby Lymphoedema Service. She is co=Chair of the International Lymphoedema Framework and is still an active member of the Centre for Research and Implementation of Clinical Practice of which she is a co-founder The centre has a large clinical research programme including running multi-centre trials. She is actively involved in assisting organisations in developing and evaluating new services. Current research projects include epidemiology of lymphoedema, evaluation of leg ulcer treatments and the development of quality of life measures for patient outcome. She co-runs (with Peter Franks), the Lymphoedema Framework Project in partnership with the Lymphoedema Support Network and the Wandsworth PCT, in association with the British Lymphology Society.
Professor Moffatt is Professor of Nursing at Nottingham University a nurse consultant at Royal Derby Hospital whose service covers three hospital sites - Derby, Queens Medical centre,Nottingham, and Kingsmill Hospital, Mansfield. Recognising the need for a national body to represent professionals treating patients with leg ulceration, she launched the Leg Ulcer Forum, of which she is president. She was president of the European Wound Management Association Council, an organisation responsible for facilitating research, education and practice in European countries from November 1999 until May 2002. She has also been published widely, including four nursing textbooks and presents and publishes internationally.