Abbey Holden
  • University Of Huddersfield Queensgate Huddersfield HD13DH

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Personal profile


Abbey started her nursing career as a student at the University of Huddersfield in 2003. After qualifying as a registered nurse in 2006 Abbey worked briefly in residence based elderly care before moving into Critical Care in 2007.

During her time as a registered nurse in critical care Abbey completed a number of professional qualifications alongside a BSc (hons) in Critical Care. She was promoted to sister in critical care in 2014, a position she continued to work in until 2019.

In 2018 Abbey started working with the University of Huddersfield alongside her clinical post as a Lecturer Practitioner in Critical Care. Abbey started as a full time Lecturer in Adult Nursing in 2019. She holds a PgCert in Health Professional Education, a PgCert in End of Life Care, and an MSc in Health Studies. She is a registered NMC teacher and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).

Abbey is the course lead for the PgCert Critical Care, PgCert Acute Care and PgCert Emergency Care here at the university. 


External positions

Regional Comittee Member, British Association of Critical Care Nurses (BACCN): Yorkshire and Lincolnshire Region

2019 → …

Research Expertise and Interests

  • End of Life Care
  • End of Life Education