Following a career in Nursing/Health Visiting within a variety of Clinical Settings, I have worked within the higher education sector for the past seventeen years, eleven years of which have been as a principal lecturer in senior management and leadership positions. I work alongside other Heads of Nursing to deliver the BNurs (Hons) programme across all four fields of Nursing. I have a proven track record of effective leadership and management, acting as a change agent to promote the design, delivery and quality monitoring of the BNurs (Hons) Adult programme (NMC).
I lead the Faculty’s academic team across the undergraduate nursing (Adult) portfolio. Ensuring that the management, review, learning outcomes and assessment of programmes in the subject area complies with the strategic framework of the QAA, the NMC, Service Users and employers/key stakeholders.
I play a lead role in supporting and developing the implementation of the Faculty’s internationalisation strategy and assist in developing relevant modules and course materials to enable teaching and learning in a variety of ways.
I have recently lead the development, compiling and presentation of new Validation documents to the NMC in preparation for a successful validation of a new course ‘Integrated Masters in Adult Nursing (MNurs [Hons] Adult Nursing)(2015). This is a non-commissioned programme created with the help and support of local stakeholders including; patients, carers, students, staff, clinicians and Directors of Nursing. The course was commended by the NMC in a number of areas.
I am currently an Appointed Governor at Burton Queens NHS Foundation Trust.