Staff profile

Steven Collis

Assistant Discipline Lead - Pre-Registration Nursing

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College of Health, Psychology and Social Care


School of Nursing and Midwifery


St Helena, Chesterfield



I am the Assistant Discipline Lead for the pre-registration BSc Nursing programme based in Chesterfield and am part of the Year 1 teaching and marking team.

I am also the co-Placement Lead for pre-registration nursing students at the University and am the Placement Link Coordinator for Chesterfield Royal Hospital.

Teaching responsibilities

I am part of the Year 1 teaching and marking team covering Foundations in Nursing, Applied Health Sciences, Integrated Adult Nursing Practice 1 and Evidence Based Practice.

Professional interests

I have a professional interest in service improvement and act as a College Change Champion at the univeristy. I also have an interest in mentorship/practice placement and care of patients with long term conditions with a particular focus in Home Oxygen Assessment and Review.

Research interests

My current interests include oxygen therapy in palliative care, and the inclusion of Social Media in education.

Membership of professional bodies

I am a full member of the Royal College of Nursing and I am a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.


Experience in industry

I have many years of experience in the NHS including as Staff Nurse and Charge Nurse on acute medical wards, Clinical Skills and Resuscitation Teacher, Clinical Nurse Specialist in Home Oxygen Assessment for North Derbyshire, Service Improvement Lead Nurse and, most recently, Senior Clinical Improvement and Innovation Manager. During this time I also worked an an Associate Lecturer for The Open University and was an Advanced Life Support Instructor.

I still undertake clinical shifts in a local hospital to use for reflection and as a resource for my teaching.

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