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Dr Moses Murandu

Dr Moses Murandu

Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing

  • Email address
  • Phone number 01902 518920
  • Location WP108, Walsall Campus
  • Faculty Faculty of Education Health & Wellbeing
  • Institute Institute of Health
  • Areas of expertise Nursing; Granulated Sugar Study

Moses Murandu holds an appointment with the University of Wolverhampton’s Faculty of Education Health and Wellbeing as Senior Lecturer. Moses’ remit is to provide excellent teaching environment to students, research leadership and support and be a role model for healthcare practitioners in the caring sciences, fostering a culture of enquiry and practice innovation, in which people thrive.

Moses studied nursing at Maluti Adventist College of Nursing in Lesotho and worked clinically for 16 years, in the UK and South Africa. Supported by the University of Wolverhampton he completed a PhD in 2015 at the University of Birmingham on the effects of granulated sugar on microorganisms (In Vitro); and the effects on necrotic exudating wounds using three NHS UK Hospitals. The study also involved attitudes and knowledge of nurses on the use of this method of wound care. This work was the springboard for a programme of research that generated an international audience and has contributed to renewed debate on this forgotten method of wound care given the increasing cost on wound care in the NHS and globally.

Moses’ completed work, funded by the Fondation de France compared 42 patients who suffered from necrotic wounds. The results were so encouraging that BBC featured the study in their One Show and their subsidiary BBC West Midlands, BBC North West and BBC Scotland. The same work was featured in Russian Television. There were also numerous Local and International Newspaper citation including the Daily Mail, Daily mail online and other local papers as well NHS trust Internal newspapers. Both the University of Birmingham and the University of Wolverhampton published their own stories within their institution. In December 2015, Dr Murandu presented the work at various Universities in Zimbabwe including the University of Zimbabwe Medical School Post Graduate Committees. He was also invited to meet and discuss how this can be implemented into the Zimbabwean hospitals by the Deputy Minister of Health. The work was presented at the Ministry of Health in Lesotho at request by the Minister of Health. The research was awarded third place in the Journal of Wound Care Awards 2015 as the Best Research from a Developing Country.

Qualifications: PhD, MSc, PGCE, ENB 100, ENB HAN, Cert. HMC, ENB N15, Cert. PHCN, Cert. Paed, RM, RGN, FHEA

Fellow of HEA, 2006

IHM, 2001

RCN, 1997



A level



Diploma in Midwifery (RM)

Post basic clinical course: Cert. Primary Health Care

Cert. Paediatric Nursing.

Certificate Prescribing Course

Hepatobiliary Nursing Course ENB N15

Certificate in Managing Health Services

General Intensive Care Nursing ENB100

ENB Higher Award in Nursing

PG Cert.Ed., Cert. Institute of Health Management

Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning

Fellow of Higher Education Academy

PIN: …: 97F12160. Professional  NMC Register Entry:  NMC

Journals (include web links if applicable)

Books/Book Chapters (include ISBN numbers)

Practitioner Publications and Reports


Murandu M, Simms M, Webber MA, Dealey C (2010) Use of Granulated sugartherapy in the management of sloughy or necrotic wounds: a pilot study Journal of wound care. Vol 20 No 5 May 2011.

Muurandu M, Dealey C (2009) The use of sugar to treat two pressure ulcers. A case report. Wounds International. Vol.1 Issue 1.

Murandu M (2016) Granulated sugar treatment for leg ulcers: a case report. Primary Health Care, Vol. 26. Number 1 Page 24-27


 Conference Presentations


University Hospital Birmingham Foundation Trust Research Conference 2011 Poster presentation and Practical Demo

Fourteenth Oxford-European Wound Healing Summer School 2010: Poster Presentation

European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Conference 2010  

University of Birmingham Research Conference 2010 Poster Presentation

University of Wolverhampton Research Conference 2010 Poster and Oral Paper Presentation

Thirteenth Oxford Wound International Summer School 2009: Poster presentation

Wounds UK 2009: The use of granulated sugar an Osmotic VAC in the management of exudating wounds

Presented paper at Post Graduate Health Sciences Medical School University of Zimbabwe (December 2015).Awarded a University of Zimbabwe Medical School Tie as a recognition of my Sugar and Wound healing Work (December 2015)

Met Deputy Minister of Health of Zimbabwe and discussed the way forward in Zimbabwe on wound healing and use of sugar (December 2015) Very interested in implementing the product in their health care system

Met Minister of Health Lesotho discussed the wound healing and use of sugar (December 2015). Very interested in implementing the product in their health care system


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University Hospital Birmingham: Acting ward manager: Supervising patient care, auditing of patient complaints, monitoring of staff A/L, orientation of new staff & student nurses, providing nursing care to patients, delivering educational study days programmes, budget monitoring, writing of annual reports, staff development & Performance Review Monitoring

University Hospital Birmingham: Charge Nurse: Delivering Patient care, Supervising staff, staff development & Performance Review Reports, Audits of clinical incidents, monitoring & ordering of clinical equipment and inventory, sickness monitoring, A/Leave monitoring

University Hospital Birmingham: Senior staff nurse: Delivering Patient care, Supervising junior and newly qualified staff, junior staff development, undertaking ward audits

False Bay Hospital Cape Town Senior Primary Health Care Nurse, Midwife and Paediatric Nurse Delivering babies, Basic nursing care, audits, reporting of births, staff development

False Bay Hospital Cape Town: Senior Professional Nurse and Midwife: Provisional of Nursing care, delivering babies, audits, liaising with MDT

St Monica’s Maternity Hospital: Professional Nurse and Student midwife; Provision of basic nursing care, delivering of babies, monitoring of neonate, phlebotomy, designing care plans, reporting of births and deaths.

Ministry of Education Zimbabwe: Temp. Science & History Teacher


University Hospital Birmingham; Lead Mentor: organising & teaching student forums

University Hospital Birmingham; teaching of ITU rolling programmes

University of Birmingham: Teaching part-Time ITU programme post Reg. Course