Helen Ashwood

Senior Lecturer

School of Health, Science and Wellbeing

I am the Course Lead for the MSc Nursing, I have worked at the University since December 2010 working in a variety of roles including Course Leading the BSc Adult Nursing and BSc Mental Health Nursing. I have a range of experience in Emergency Care, Orthopaedics , Elderly Care and have a particular interest in Dignity and Spirituality. 

Professional memberships and activities

Nursing and Midwifery Council
Senior Fellow Health Education Academy
Royal College of Nursing

Academic qualifications

BSc Hons Nursing Practice
Stage 4 NMC Teacher
MA Education


Quality Champion

Fitness to Practice


Student Experience

Dignity in Care

Enterprise and commercial interests

DRIVER (Data Response Initiative as a Vehicle for Achieving Equity in Results) Project


MSc Course Lead

Module Lead Care Delivery

Leadership and Management

Module Lead Nursing Practice 4,5,6


Mentorship and Clinical Supervision Skills in Health Care – book review
McSherry W, Birch,C and Ashwood, H (2013) The Report of the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust Public Enquiry: putting patients at the heart of care Crucible The Christian Journal of Social Ethics October –December 2013

in the UK for Quality Education

Sustainable Development Goal 4, Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023

for Career Prospects

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

for Facilities

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

for Social Inclusion

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023

of Research Impact is ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Very Considerable’

Research Excellence Framework 2021

of Research is “Internationally Excellent” or “World Leading”

Research Excellence Framework 2021

Four Star Rating

QS Star Ratings 2021