I am a registered Children's nurse with 17 years clinical experience both medical and surgical in a variety of settings. 

I also have experience of caring for the Paediatric patient in the High dependency setting.

In the Emergency Department  I cared for both children and adults with minor and major illness/injury.

I have a wide range of teaching experience within nursing practice.

Since 2019 I have been working within the University of Cumbria in my role as

Lecturer in Children's Nursing.

I teach across the the Pre Registration Nursing Programme with all fields of Nursing.

I am module leader for both a field specific module, and a generic module


Qualifications and memberships


BSC(Hons) Practice Development

DipHe Nursing(child)

Mentorship in Clinical Practice

Paediatric High Dependency Care

Paediatric Clinical Examination




Academic and research interests

I have a commitment to engage in continuing professional development and I have shown this in my experience since qualification. 

I have completed the BSC in Practice Development since my appointment to the University.

I am currently undertaking the PG CERT in Learning and Teaching for Higher Education.

I have a particular interest in High Dependency and Emergency care due to my experience in practice and will use this to shape my future

academic and research interests.