I began working at the University of Huddersfield in January 2007 first as a lecturer practitioner and then in July 2007 as a senior lecturer. And am still in post as field leader for the course. I teach predominantly on the child nursing course but also on the wider nursing curriculum and other allied health professional courses such as Midwifery and physiotherapy. I am a registered RSCN ( Registered Sick children’s Nurse ) , registered RGN ( Registered General Nurse) and a registered teacher. I am also a qualified neonatal nurse and in addition I hold a diploma in respiratory medicine. I have a Post graduate diploma in health professional education and an MSc in health professional education with distinction and am currently studying part time for a Phd. My nursing career began with my training at the Hosptials for sick children , Great Ormond Street London and St mary’s Hospital Paddington London where I trained and worked for seven years .I then moved home to the north of England and worked at St James University hospital as a staff nurse and then Sister .I have also worked in the community setting before moving into education . My clinical experience covers , general paediatrics, respiratory medicine , liver disease in children and diabetes and neonatal intensive care.
Research Expertise and Interests
- Virtual Learning Environments
- Qualitative methodologies
- Paediatric related subjects
- Teaching, learning and assessing using digital technologies
- Qualitative Methodology
- Digital Technologies