Jenny Garside

Jenny Garside

Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing

School of Nursing and Midwifery

Department of Apprenticeships & CPD

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  • Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education FHEA (2023)
  • MSc Advanced Social & Health Care Studies (Advanced Clinical Practice) University of Worcester (2011)
  • Independent Non-Medical Prescriber (V300) University of Worcester (2007)
  • Diploma in Palliative Care Cheltenham & Gloucester College of Higher Education (2000)
  • BSc (Hons) Community Health Nursing - Specialist Practitioner District Nursing De Montfort University (1996)
  • Registered Nurse (Adult) Mid-Worcestershire School of Nursing (1987)

Jenny has been a Registered Nurse since 1984 and has worked in primary care as a District Nurse and Macmillan Palliative Clinical Nurse Specialist.

She worked in secondary care from 2008 – 2022, roles included Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Specialist and End of Life Facilitator, Governance Lead Medicine, Deputy Director of Nursing Medicine and Acting Divisional Director of Nursing Specialty Medicine, Clinical Service Improvement Lead Nurse Frailty (Integrated Care of Older Peoples Services).

Teaching Interests

Jenny teaches on the MSc Advanced Clinical Practice and BSc Nursing Programmes.

She is Admissions Tutor for the MSc Advanced Clinical Practice/MSc Advanced Clinical Practice Apprenticeship.

Her special interests include:

  • Complex Decision Making
  • Leadership Education and Developing Others
  • Care of the Frail Older Person
  • Palliative and End of Life Care
  • Independent Non-Medical Prescribing
  • Quality and Service Improvement having completed the NHSI ACT Academy Quality Service Improvement Redesign (QSIR) Practitioner Programme in 2018 qualifying as a Teaching Faculty Associate to deliver the national curriculum.

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • NMC
  • Royal College of Nursing 


Jenny was lead author for an article published in November 2013 Garside, J., Barley, T., Wellings, V (2013) Collaborative services demonstrate positive outcomes for end of life care in an acute hospital setting, Nursing Management. RCN Publishing vol 20, no 7

External Roles

Jenny is an External Examiner at Coventry University for Frailty Professional Development Modules at Level 6 and 7.