People

 

Dr Cara Bailey

Lecturer

Nursing

Cara Bailey is a lecturer in nursing in the College of Medical and Dental Sciences. 

Cara’s research maintains a broad interest in the care of people at the end of their lives beyond cancer in palliative and end of life studies and for those who work closely with the dying, the bereaved and the critically ill. She is primarily involved in research activity ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 3657

Email c.bailey.2@bham.ac.uk

Mr Richard Breakwell

Lecturer

Nursing

Richard Breakwell is a lecturer in nursing. His clinical experience is varied, including transplant coordination (recipient and procurement), intensive care nursing, and liver and renal services.

Richard’s current area of interest is in the principles of nursing patients in the acute setting, and the educational aspects of student progression, retention and attrition.

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Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8608

Email r.breakwell@bham.ac.uk

Dr Alison Coates

Lecturer, Lead for Teaching and Learning (Nursing)

Nursing

Alison Coates is a lecturer in mental health nursing with a particular interest in older adult mental health care. She is also the Lead for Teaching and Learning in Nursing and leads on curriculum development issues.

 

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6826

Email a.coates@bham.ac.uk

Dr William Michael Daly

Senior lecturer – Programme Lead for Undergraduate Quality Assurance & Enhancement

Nursing

Dr Daly is a Senior lecturer in Nursing and Programme Lead for Quality Assurance & Enhancement

Dr Daly’s clinical experience and early educational career were closely involved with the critical care domain and the management of English National Board specialist courses. This enabled him to hold several posts and develop professionals links with institutions ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 3231

Email w.m.daly@bham.ac.uk

Mrs Helen Edwards

Mrs Helen Edwards

Lead Clinical Skills Tutor. Common Foundation Co-Ordinator

Nursing

I passionately care about my role as a clinical skills tutor for health care students and I am always looking for different innovations that can be utilised for teaching students their practical skills.

This in the past has given me recognition in the form of the Head of Schools Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2007 which I shared with a physiotherapy colleague

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8376

Email h.b.edwards@bham.ac.uk

Dr Nikolaos Efstathiou

Lecturer

Nursing

Nikolaos Efstathiou is a lecturer in the department of Nursing at the School of Health and Population Sciences, College of Medical and Dental Sciences. 

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8587

Email n.efstathiou@bham.ac.uk

Dr Helen Gardner

Lecturer

Nursing

Helen Gardner is the Programme Director for the BNurs (Hons) Programme. She is also a Lecturer in Child Nursing on this programme.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4562

Email h.e.gardner@bham.ac.uk

Dr Alistair Hewison

Senior Lecturer

Nursing

Alistair Hewison has worked at the University of Birmingham since 2001 and undertaken a number of roles including Head of the School of Health Sciences, Head of Nursing and Director of Postgraduate Studies.  He has published widely on nursing, management and policy in scholarly journals and book chapters.

His background in health care as a charge nurse and manager ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 3620

Email a.hewison@bham.ac.uk

Mr Mark Hughes

Lecturer and Admissions Tutor (Nursing)

Nursing

Mark Hughes teaches on the undergraduate nursing programme (B700), and is also the Admissions Tutor for the programme. He teaches on the following modules: Community Care (leader), Developing as a Health Care Professional, Basic Life Support, Transition to Professional Practice, Moving and Handling.

Current duties:Module leader for the (BNurs) Community Nursing, Public ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7502

Email m.j.hughes@bham.ac.uk

Professor Fiona Irvine

Professor Fiona Irvine

Head of Nursing, Jenny Jones Chair in Nursing

Nursing

Fiona Irvine is the Jenny Jones Chair of Nursing and Head of Nursing. 

Fiona’s research is primarily focused on the organisation and delivery of health and nursing services and she has published widely in this area. She has secured major research funding from the National Institute of Health Research, the Welsh Government and various other bodies to support ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8599

Email f.e.irvine@bham.ac.uk