Helena joined the university in August 2015 taking up post of Lecturer of Adult Nursing and Community Health. Helena has worked within Primary care for just over twenty years and has held a Specialist Practitioner District nurse qualification with Nurse prescribing for fifteen years. Helena’s main areas of expertise within community nursing include complex case management, long term conditions, palliative and end of life care, tissue viability, leadership and caseload management.
Helena’s current research interests and involvement include the development of a model of integrated care between Health and Social work at end of life within the community, the experiences of newly qualified District nurses and recognising deteriorating conditions within the community using simulation.
Helena is interested in all areas of digital literacy and keen user of Twitter and social media to enhance learning.