Jenny Bishop

Jennifer Bishop Staff Profile

Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Science

School of Allied Health and Community

Department of Social Work and Paramedic Science

Contact Details


Jenny is a part-time senior lecturer and module leader on the BSc Paramedicine programme.

Jenny qualified as a registered nurse in the NHS, and then joined the Royal Navy. During her time in the Royal Navy, Jenny specialised in the field of critical care and was employed in a variety of military, NHS, education, and operational healthcare settings in the UK and abroad.

Alongside her university role she continues to work clinically as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner and independent prescriber in primary care, which enables her to bring up-to-date clinical knowledge, skills, and experience to the teaching environment.


  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Non-medical independent/supplementary prescribing (V300)
  • Chartered Management Institute Level 6 Award in Management and Leadership
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Education for Healthcare professionals.
  • Intensive Care Specialist Pathway
  • BSc (Hons) Defence Nursing Studies
  • City and Guilds Licentiateship Award in Management
  • DipHE Nursing Studies (RNA) 

Teaching Interests

Jenny is a senior lecturer and module leader on the BSc Paramedicine programme is involved in lecturing and teaching activities across various modules. She is the lead for BSPS1103 Patient Assessment module.

Teaching interests include:

  • Immersive simulation
  • Clinical skills, simulation, and clinical reasoning
  • Consultation and communication skills
  • Primary care
  • Minor Illnesses and long-term conditions
  • Contraception and Sexual health
  • High dependency and Intensive Care
  • Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs)

Research Interests

  • Qualitative research experience investigating the provision of self-care information for minor illnesses within the primary care setting.
  • Clinical supervision in practice
  • Current research interests are focused on new models of clinical simulation for medical education.
  • Immersive Simulation

Membership of Professional Bodies

Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) registered:

  • Registered Nurse Part 12
  • Nurse Teacher
  • Independent prescriber

Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Full member

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)

Recent Publications

Bishop, J. and Reed, H. (2023) Design and evaluation of an interprofessional immersive simulation based on immersive theatre techniques. Clinical Teacher. 20 (1):148. Available at:

Bishop, J. and Reed, H. (2023) Design and evaluation of an interprofessional immersive simulation based on immersive theatre techniques. Poster and oral presentation at the Association for the Study of Medical Education conference: July 2023.

Bishop (2023) The Immersive Simulation Project. Poster presentation at the University of Worcester Learning and Teaching conference: June 2023.

Bishop, J. (2018) Factors influencing GP provision of self-care information for minor illnesses: a qualitative study. Self Care. Available at

Contributor for decision support tools (DSTs) for the RCNi online (2018). Topics included: emergency contraception, tetanus prophylaxis, and using compression hosiery. The DSTs are found at:

Bishop J. (2017) Undertaking an oral contraceptive pill review. Nursing Standard. 32(5): 52-62.

Bishop, J. (2014) Contraception, sex, and sexual wellbeing: a reflective account. Primary Health care. 25(5): 18-23.

External Roles

  • Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care
  • External Examiner
  • School governor
  • Civilian Instructor Sea Cadets Corps