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International Nurses Day 2018

Tackling critical healthcare challenges and pioneering advances in clinical practice and health service delivery

For International Nurses Day 2018 we are celebrating the academics, students and alumni from the University of Southampton, marking the contributions nurses are making to society. This is just a small showcase of the many talented nurses who make up our staff, student and alumni body.

Watch our Be Extraordinary film below, celebrating the extraordinary role of nurses and the impact they make to people every day:

Our academics

Professor Mandy Fader

Professor Mandy Fader

Professor Mandy Fader explains how Southampton is leading the way with world-changing Nursing research and education, and her campaign to recruit the nurses of the future.

Professor Mary Gobbi

Professor Mary Gobbi

Mary and colleagues are working with the German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence to test cutting-edge tech and its potential to help enhance CPR training.

Professor Sue Latter

Professor Sue Latter

Prescribing and medicines optimisation expert, Professor Latter and colleagues have developed a nurse-led intervention to help carers with medication management.

Mr James Wilson

Mr James Wilson

Mental Health lecturer and HEA National Teaching Fellow, James has been recognised for his exciting approaches to Nursing education and contributions to the student experience.

Professor Peter Griffiths

Professor Peter Griffiths

Peter's research examines hospital staffing and patient safety. His work continues to ensure that nurse staffing levels are firmly on the national healthcare agenda.

Our students and alumni

Colm Darby

Colm Darby

Colm is an award-winning Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner and has been recognised nationally for his work to improve the management of neonatal hypoglycaemia.

Helen Catton

Helen Catton

Working in Southeast Asia as a Program Manager for the Maternal and Child Survival Program Helen’s work focuses on provision of quality care for mothers and newborns at birth.

Sarah Hatton

Sarah Hatton

Student Nurse Sarah shares her recent experience studying mental health nursing in the US and how its driving her to champion positive change within the profession.

Jessica Sainsbury

Jessica Sainsbury

A lightbulb moment during her community placement reinforced Jess' commitment to becoming a Macmillan Nurse when she graduates, confirming her ambition to pursuing a career in end of life care.

Laszlo Penzes

Laszlo Penzes

Laszlo recently moved into Nursing and is on his way to completing a PhD with Integrated Clinical Practice, looking at the impact of death in emergency department settings.

Tommy Tierney

Tommy Tierney

Second year Nurse Tommy shares the highs and lows of transitioning to student life, why he chose Southampton and his passion for Adult Nursing.

Andrew Broderick

Andrew Broderick

Andrew is an NHS Blood & Transplant Specialist Nurse and is a finalist in the 2018 RCNi Nurse awards, the UKs most prestigious Nursing accolades.

Elouise Haikney

Elouise Haikney

After qualifying as a registered Nurse following her PGDip Child Nursing studies, Elouise now works as a Staff Nurse on the intensive Care Unit at Great Ormond Street Hospital.

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