Qualifications and memberships

MSc Health Science (Clincial Nursing) University of Otago - 2014

PGCert Learning and Higher Education University of Cumbria - 2017

BSc in Nursing (University of Dundee) - 2000

RGN Buckinghamshire College of Nursing and Midwifery - 1992

Member of New Zealand Red Cross

Member of New Zealand Medical Assistance Team

Academic and research interests

Emergency Nursing

Quality improvement in Emergency Medicine

High Fidelity Simulation

Advanced Clinical Nursing Procedures

Evidence based practice 

Intra hospital patient transfer

Humanitarin work within diaster and war zones


Hawkins, C (2015) Bon Voyage: moving patient safely within the hospital. Kai Tiaki, 20. 7, pp. 26 -27.

Hawkins, C (2014) Dealing with Dyselxia. Kai Tiaki, 20(11), pp. 30. 

Hawkins, C (2014) The transfer of patient care from the emergency department to inpatient areas within the intrahospital setting. College of Emergency Nurses NZ. Winter 2014, pp. 6 - 10. 

College of Emergency Nurses New Zealand - Postition statements: Role of Clinical Nurse Specialist, Patient handover, Triaging away and violence and aggression in ED