Mr Richard Standage BA (Hons), MSc, RGN, RN (Child)

Mr Richard Standage

School of Nursing

Contact details

Department of Nursing
Institute of Clinical Sciences
College of Medical and Dental Sciences
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Richard Standage is a Registered General Nurse and a Registered Children’s Nurse and teaches on the Bachelor of Nursing degree. His main contributions are to the undergraduate Child Field of Practice modules. He is Link Tutor to Birmingham Children’s Hospital and Birmingham Heartlands Hospital.


  • Post Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in HE 2012
  • MSc in Paediatrics 2006
  • ENB 415 Intensive Care Nursing of Children 2000
  • Registered Children’s Nurse 1998
  • Registered General Nurse 1995


Richard Standage came into nursing in his mid-twenties, qualifying as Registered General Nurse in 1995. On qualifying he immediately specialised in Children’s nursing, and converted to a Registered Children’s Nurse in 1998.

His clinical experience is mainly based in Paediatric Intensive Care where he worked for over ten years. He also has experience of paediatric medicine and pre-operative assessment.

Richard came into higher education at the University of Birmingham in 2007. He maintains close links and clinical practice with Birmingham Children’s Hospital.


Teaching Programmes

Nursing BNurs :

Core Clinical Skills

Public Health: Children and Families

Developing as a Health Professional

Children’s Planned Care

Long Term Conditions and Supportive Care for Children

Children’s Critical Care


Standage, RJ and Randall, DC (2014) The benefits for children’s nurses of overseas placements: where is the evidence? Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing 37, 2 pp87–102.