School of Nursing, Midwifery and Public Health

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Discover our Nursing, Midwifery and Public Health courses that are committed to sustainability.

Embark on a transformative journey at the SM调教圈 – Nursing, Midwifery and Public Health school, where we're not just shaping healthcare professionals but fostering a commitment to a sustainable future. While studying here, you will uncover the profound connection between human well-being and environmental health. 
At the SM调教圈, we commit to redefining healthcare practices for a greener future. You will earn how modern healthcare can minimize environmental impact, from reducing single-use plastics to improving building sustainability. Join us in embracing eco-friendly solutions that enhance patient care without compromising our planet.

We also work closely with practice providers across Suffolk, Norfolk, Essex, and Cambridgeshire to ensure that our provision meets service needs and contributes to innovation so that service users receive the best possible consultations to make informed decisions regarding their care and treatments. Our graduates have exceptional employability as our practice partners are keen to retain the talent they have supported in partnership with the University.

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Staff Listing

Dr Sam Chenery-Morris

Sam brings a wealth of experience having been at the University since 2006.

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Dr Noreen Cushen-Brewster

Noreen is Associate Dean for Research and Knowledge Exchange and has extensive experience in聽 senior leadership and management nursing聽roles.

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Jo Divers

Jo is Associate Dean for Learning, Teaching and Student Experience and is a registered Midwife and Specialist Community Public Health Nurse.

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Fiona Judge

Fiona is Head of Midwifery. She trained in London as a nurse at King鈥檚 College Hospital, and worked in London before moving to York to train as a midwife.

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Gillian Heard

Gill is a Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing and has worked in acute and chronic pain management.

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Emma Pell

Emma is Head of Apprenticeships and Senior Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing.

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Mandi Syrett

Mandi is Project Manager for the Centre of Excellence for Health Apprenticeships

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Carolyn Benfield

Carolyn is Head of Placements and Health Partnerships and the role focuses on quality enhancement.

Laura Swinfen

Laura is School Manager, organising and managing the operational functions within the School alongside the management of the school administrative team.聽

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Visiting Academics

Within the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Public Health we have a number of Visiting Academics that take guest lectures and enhance the learning experience.

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Health Voices

Formerly the service user and carer group, Health Voices is an inclusive group listening to citizens, students, staff, charities, and communities. Health Voices has a shared vision with the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Public Health, and the School of Allied Health Sciences to embed diverse voices at the heart and centre of health education and research.

Find out more about Health Voices
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