Prior to commencing at Surrey I was a Lecturer Practitioner at King's College Hospital and The Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King's College London for twelve years and at University Hospital Lewisham for a year prior to that. I have also been a ward sister on a busy Acute Nephrology Ward at King's College Hospital and involved in setting both high dependency beds and intensive care level three beds in different clinical areas.
I teach acute and critical care across health and social care within the School. I contribute to Practice Module 1, Transitions, Physical Health Sciences and Transition Care on the Pre Registration Curriculum. I also teach Principles of Acute and Critical Care on the Foundation Degree Programme. I also contribute to the Continuing Professional Development Programmes and am the module lead for Development of Clinical Practice (ITU).
I have been a member of the Acute Kidney Injury NICE Guideline Development Group, producing the NICE AKI guideline published on the 28th August 2013. I was a member of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh UK Consensus Conference on "management of acute kidney injury : the role of fluids e-alerts and biomarkers" I am the co-founding consultant editor of the Journal of Renal Nursing, and an editorial Board Member of Renal Society of Australasia Journal.
Davies A (2013) Acute Kidney Injury in Renal Nursing (editor Thomas N) Blackwell Publishing
Davies A (2013) In the Media: the Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying patient. Journal of Renal Nursing 5(2):42-3
RCPE UK Consensus Conference on "Management of acute kidney injury : the role of fluids, e-alerts and biomarkers" 16 & 17 November 2012. Authors/members of Consensus Panel: Feehally J (Co-Chair); Gilmore I (Co-Chair); Barasi S; Bosomworth M; Christie B; Davies A; Dhesi J; Dowdle R; Gibbins C; Gonzalez I; Harding S; Lamont D; Murphy G; Ostermann M; Parr J; Stevens PE.
Davies A and Bench S (2011) The patient with an acute kidney injury in Critical Care Nursing: Learning from Practice (editors Bench S and Brown K) Blackwell Publishing
Davies A (2010) Back to basics: common renal blood tests. Journal of Renal Nursing 2(5): 236-39
Davies A (2010) How to perform fluid assessments in patients with renal disease. Journal of Renal Nursing 2(3): 123-6
Davies A (2009) How to manage patients with acute injury. Journal of Renal Nursing 1(3); 119-122
Davies A (2009) Diagnosing and classifying acute kidney injuries. Journal of Renal Nursing 1(1); 9-12
Davies A (1995) Acute renal failure as a result of drug induced rhabdomyolysis. British Journal of Nursing; 14(3): 771-4
Davies A., (June 2011) Management of AKI - practical aspects (invited speaker) at Renal Association/British Renal Society Conference.
Davies A (March 2011) Fluid removal techniques in Haemodialysis at Advances in Renal & Transplant Course for Nurses at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust Imperial College Kidney & Transplant Institute
Davies A (2010) Classifying AKI using a case scenario at British Association of Critical Care Nurse (Southern Region) What Works with Waterworks Conference
Davies A (2010) Are Specialist nurses deskilling general nurses Charing Cross 5th Vascular Access Meeting : Imperial College London
Davies A (1999) A study to explore renal nurses' perceptions of patient advocacy European Dialysis and Transplantation Nurses' Association conference, Berlin
Davies A (1992) Acute renal failure due to Rhabdomyolysis British Renal Symposium, Birmingham