Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing Practice
I am a Senior Lecturer for BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing Practice. I am a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA) and a member of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).
I have worked at the University since 2017 having come straight from practice.
I thoroughly enjoy working at the University and supporting students on their learning journey.
Teaching and supervision
I am a Senior Lecturer on BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing Practice.
I am Module Leader for NRS200 Application of Evidence Based Practice for Nurses. I also teach on other modules across the course. I am a Personal Tutor on BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing Practice and BSc Dissertation Supervisor.
I have an interest in Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) and ensure this is integrated throughout the course alongside the team. I am also part of some of the EDI networks.
Research interests for potential research students
- Pre and post operative care
- Plastic surgery
- Wound management and dressing
- Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
I completed my nursing training at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh in 2008. I have worked in various settings including, trauma centre for ski injuries, palliative care (both in France) and then specialised in plastic surgery on my return to the UK.
Following this, I became a Practice Placement Facilitator in Newcastle Trust prior to starting at the University of Sunderland in 2017.
Since working at the University, I have been Year 1 and 2 Lead, I have been module lead for ADN102 Foundations of Nursing Practice in Year 1 and taught into other year 1 modules. I was a Clinical Link Tutor for Newcastle Hospitals where I enjoyed supporting students on placement.