Victoria Hewson


Faculty of Health Sciences

01482 464533

Academic School Lead for Degree Apprenticeships/ Programme Director, Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care (Associate Practitioner)

Victoria is the Academic Lead for Degree Apprenticeships within the School of Health and Social Work.

She is also the Programme Director for the Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care (Associate Practitioner) and Higher Apprenticeship Assistant Practitioner (Health).

Victoria is also a lecturer and academic support tutor on the Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care (Nursing Associate), Degree Apprenticeship Registered Nurse and University Certificate in Health and Social Care Practice.


Research Interests

  • Associate practitioner

  • Nursing associate

  • Dental nursing

  • Oral health

  • Public health

  • Team leading

  • Mentorship

  • Vulnerable people

  • Dental radiography

  • Sedation


Hewson V (2017), 'Raising Awareness for Mouth Cancer Action Month', Nursing and Residential Care, Vol. 19 (11), pp.610-612

Hewson V (2017), 'Improving Oral Health: NICE Draft Quality Standard', Nursing and Residential Care, Vol. 19 (3) pp.131-133

Hewson V and Lee A (2017), 'Addressing the oral health needs of older people living in care', Nursing and Residential Care, Vol 19 (1) pp.23-28

Hewson V and Wray J (2012), 'Are the dental health needs of adults with an illegal drug dependency being met by current service provision in the United Kingdom?', Journal of Addictions Nursing, Vol. 23 (3) pp.191-199


Programmes taught on (2019)

Modules list

  • Introduction to Health and Social Care Practice

  • Team Leading in Practice

  • Teaching, Mentoring and Assessing in Practice

  • Study Skills in Health and Social Care

  • Learning for the Workplace

Teaching awards and accolades

  • Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy

Professional highlights

Academic qualifications

  • MSc Health Professional Studies

  • BSc (Hons) Health Professional Studies (Mentorship)

  • Higher Education Diploma Health Professional Studies

  • Registered Dental Care Professional.

External roles

  • External Examiner, Edgehill University

  • External Examiner, Liverpool John Moores University