Institute of Health & Society
tel: 01905 542045
Following registration at the Queen Elizabeth School of Nursing in Birmingham I held a number of medial nursing posts in Wiltshire before moving to Worcestershire to specialise in diabetes. I became a Non-Medical Prescriber in 2004 and more recently I have held a senior clinical leadership role in Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.
I have experience of implementing service improvement trust wide and across the local health economy. Development of advanced nursing practice across Diabetes and Cardiology specialist nursing.
I have worked for both the West Midlands Strategic Health Authority to support the Implementation of Think Glucose across the West Midlands Acute Trusts and the NHS Institute of Innovation and Improvement as a facilitator on a national remit including work with NHS Scotland and NHS Wales.
MSc Advanced Health and Social Care
PG CERT Learning & Teaching in Higher Education (in progress)
PG CERT Health Care Leadership (Open) Mary Seacole Programme Award
NHS Leadership- Leading Care II award Independent Non- Medical Prescriber
BSc Advanced Professional Practice
ENB 998 Teaching and Assessing in Clinical Practice
ENB 928 Nursing People with Diabetes Mellitus
Registered General Nurse
- Teaching & Research
Teaching & Research
I am passionate about applying knowledge to practice supporting the improvement of patient outcomes.
I am Module lead for Non- Medical Prescribing V300 award (HESC 3020 and MSAP 4021).
I teach diabetes care from pre and post-registration students and run a 3 day Diabetes Workshop twice a year.
I provide support and teaching for MSAP 4001 Challenging and Enhancing Service Delivery. Corporate Skills Workshops.
My research interests are:
Patient safety within diabetes Prescribing
Hardwaj Vishal Rai, Metcalfe Neil, Innes Emma, Harrison Esther, Jenkins David. Recurrent diabetic ketoacidosis after changing pen devices for insulin injection BMJ 2006; 332 :1259
- Professional Bodies
- External Responsibilities
Board member of Worcestershire Diabetes Prevention Board
Worcestershire Diabetes Network