Your Nursing Studies (Top-Up) BSc (Hons) teaching team

The Nursing teaching team have many years’ experience in nursing and they understand the pressures of balancing study around work and family commitments.

Michelle Brooks
Lecturer in Health and Social Care

Lecturer in Health and Social Care, Michelle Brooks-Ucheaga, is an accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist, EMDR Therapist (Trauma) and trained clinical supervisor for MSc trainee CBT Psychotherapists.

Dr Jan Royal-Fearn
College Lead for Practice Learning

As a Lecturer in Healthcare Practice, Jan Royal-Fearn focuses on practice education and support in nursing. She leads on mentorship in practice modules and on education for student supervision and assessment roles.

Rachel Spink sitting at a table
Lecturer in Nursing

Lecturer in Nursing, Rachel Spink, has a wealth of experience in her career as a Registered Nurse Orthopaedics, Research Nurse, Practice Nurse, District Nurse, Health Visitor, Specialist Public Health Nurse, Nurse Prescriber and mentor for pre and post registration students.

Alan Williams standing with hands clasped, wearing a red and white striped shirt
Academic Lead for Nursing

Academic Lead for Nursing, Dr Alan Williams, commenced as Academic Lead for the Nursing and Perioperative Practice programmes in April 2019. Alan is a Registered Nurse (Adult and Mental Health) with over twenty years' experience in the NHS before becoming an academic.