Mr Paul Jackson

Head of Practice Learning

Email address: P.Jackson3@wlv.ac.uk Phone number: 01902 323945 Location: Walsall Faculty: Faculty of Education Health and Wellbeing School/Institute: Cross Faculty Areas of expertise: Practice learning; nursing - pre and post registration in particular care of the older person

About

I am currently Head of Practice Learning at the Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing at the University of Wolverhampton. I have almost 20 years’ experience in nursing at various levels including management and teaching and in various healthcare settings. My current role requires me to have knowledge and understanding of a wide variety of professions and courses that have practice elements to them and to be able to put systems and processes in place.

As well as my nursing and teaching qualifications and experience, i have an MBA and PRINCE2 qualifications. My greatest attribute is my ability to support, inspire, develop others.  As well as the ability to use my wide range of skills to benefit others including my employers and the wider community.

My skills and interests  include business, management, leadership, operational, HR related, project management, diversity, gender discrimination, elearning, practice development, student support in practice and care of the older person.  

Research interests

  • Commissioning
  • Physician Associate
  • Project Management

Membership of professional bodies

Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)

Qualifications

  • MBA
  • PGCert
  • BSc Honours Health Studies

Publications

Jackson, P and Dale, C (2008) An Analysis of Podcasting to Support Learning in Nursing Education. Journal of Health and Social Care Improvement. October Issue.

Previous professional experience

  • Senior Lecturer Practice Development/Member of Practice Team, Wolverhampton Health Economy
  • Lecturer of Practice Development, School of Health, University of Wolverhampton
  • Lecturer of Clinical Education for Pre-Reg Nursing, School of Health, University of Wolverhampton
  • Bank Nurse, Elderly Care, New Cross Hospital, Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
  • Charge Nurse, F Grade, Acute Medical and GI, Cheltenham Hospital Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Lecturer in Health and Social Care, Sandwell College, Smethwick Campus
  • Senior Charge Nurse, G Grade, Elderly Care, New Cross Hospital, Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Charge Nurse, F Grade, Elderly Care, New Cross Hospital, Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Charge Nurse, F Grade, Training and Development Post, Elderly Care, New Cross Hospital, Royal Wolverhampton (NHS Trust)
  • Senior Staff Nurse, E Grade, Elderly Care, New Cross Hospital, Royal Wolverhampton (NHS Trust)
  • Staff Nurse Bank, Southern Cross Health Care
  • Roving Deputy Manager, Southern Cross Health Care
  • Staff Nurse, Southern Cross Nursing Home
  • Senior Staff Nurse, E Grade, Elderly Rehabilitation, Sandwell Health Care (NHS Trust)
  • Staff Nurse, D Grade, Elderly Care, New Cross Hospital, Royal Wolverhampton (NHS Trust)
  • Staff Nurse, D Grade, Renal Dialysis Unit, St Mary's Hospital Portsmouth (NHS Trust)
  • Staff Nurse, D Grade, Elderly Acute Medical Ward, Portsmoth Health Care, Queen Alexandra Hospital (NHS Trust)