Academic and research departmentsSchool of Health Sciences.
Following a long career in the NHS as an Adult Nurse and a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse, I joined the university in 2014 as a Teaching Fellow with the public health team. I undertook the role of Lead for Admissions in the School of Health Sciences in 2015 and the Pathway Lead for Health Visiting in 2022.
University roles and responsibilities
- Lead for Admissions
- Lead for DBS
- Coordination of support for SCPHN/ SP Practice Assessors and Practice Supervisors
- Pathway Lead for Health Visiting
Affiliations and memberships
Research projects Building knowledge, confidence and learning communities with Lego: two case studies with undergraduate nursing students at the University of Surrey This project explores the potential of LEGO® and adapted LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® activities for improving student engagement, dialogue and critical reflection, and encouraging rich participation in classroom-based learning activities.
I am module lead for the postgraduate modules:
Safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults
Higher level Communication
Advanced Communication Skills
Additional Field of Practice in SCPHN
I am a personal tutor to SCPHN (HV) students, and I act as a supervisor for undergraduate dissertation students.