Ms Helen Holder

Lecturer in Adult Nursing

Email address: Phone number: 01902 01902 328673 Location: Wolverhampton City Campus Faculty: Faculty of Education Health and Wellbeing School/Institute: Institute of Health Areas of expertise: Adult Nursing


Experienced senior lecturer in Adult Nursing with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry. Skilled in operational leadership as a programme leader BSc (Hons) Nursing for last 4 years, support for teaching, learning and assessment, Academic Advisor through external collaboration, Editing, Public Speaking, and both scientific and educational Research. Strong healthcare services professional with a Master's Degree focused in MA in Education from Birmingham City University and currently undertaking an Educational Doctorate.

Specialist areas of interest are adult nursing, nutritional support, the role of the personal tutor, research, staff support and development and quality enhancement.

Membership of professional bodies

  • Registered General Nurse PIN; 83G1356E
  • Specialist Practitioner (Adult Nursing)  


Journal Editor for British Journal of Nursing


  • Senior Fellowship Higher Education Academy (HEA)
  • Level 3 Award in Leadership and Management
  • MA in Education with Distinction
  • MSc in Nutrition Support with Distinction
  • Diploma in Professional Studies in Nursing


HOLDER, H (2016) Chapter 10 Nutrition and Hydration in SMITH A, KISIEL, M,RADFORD, M (Eds) (2016) Oxford Handbook of Surgical Nursing. Oxford: Oxford University Press, IBSN 978-0-19-964266-3


HARLEY, K, HOLDER, H (2012) Chapter 9 Nutrition: Feeding a patient, fluid balance and nasogastric feeding In ALDRIDGE, M, WANLESS, S (2012) Developing Healthcare skills through simulation. London: Sage, IBSN 978-1-4462-0124-4


HOLDER, H (2010) Students` perceptions of the use of an interactive virtual patient case to support teaching, learning and assessment in a specialist health care module. BCU e-Journal LATHE (Learning and Teaching in Higher Education), 1(1) p1-25


HOLDER, H (2009) Starving amidst plenty: malnutrition is still a problem. British Journal of Nursing 18(19) p1158


HOLDER, H (2003) Usage of sip feeds in elderly care. Nursing Times, Nutrition Supplement, 99(6) p50-51


HOLDER, H (2003) Nursing Management of nutrition in cancer and palliative care. British Journal of Nursing, 12(11) p667-674


HOLDER, H (2002) Nutritional supplementation in unwell elderly people. Nursing Times (NTPLUS) 98(34), pp57-58


ARROWSMITH, H (1999) A critical evaluation of the use of nutrition screening tools by nurses. British Journal of Nursing Vol 8, No 22 p1483 - 1490


ARROWSMITH, H (1999) Case study approach to peripherally inserted central catheters. British Journal of Nursing Vol 8, No 18 p1231 – 1238


ARROWSMITH, H (1997) Malnutrition in hospital: detection and consequences. British Journal of Nursing Vol 6, No 19 p1131 – 1135

Previous professional experience

Programme Director BSc (Hons) Nursing (Senior Lecturer), Birmingham City University

Senior Lecturer Adult Nursing

Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Nutrition, Birmingham Heartlands and Solihull Hospital NHS Trust

Variety of roles as a qualified nurse within acute surgery and medicine

Further information

Winner of British Journal of Nursing Nutrition Award (2003)