Heather Pepper

Mrs Heather Pepper

Acute Care Nurse Lecturer

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Department of Nursing

Qualifications

  • BSc (University of Sheffield)
  • PGCert (University of Lincoln)

Summary

Heather is a Registered Nurse and has worked in the NHS since 2005. She trained at the University of Sheffield and has worked across all aspects of the primary, acute and secondary care. She worked initially within the hospital setting for many years, undertaking many senior roles, within a dual high dependency and intensive care unit. She has also untaken roles such as lead practice nurse for a successful medical centre and continues to support clinical practice and business development in primary care. Heather enjoys teaching and being able to share knowledge and experience with students and staff.

Heather is passionate about learning, teaching developments and enhancing patient care. Heather’s interests link to biomedical science, advanced clinical practice skills and managing complex patient care both nationally and globally. Heather has supported on a number of initiatives in clinical practice such as EWS and productive ward. As well as delivering education and conferences relating to Genomic and personalised medicine in nursing.

Heather works across all of the faculty of health’s core business and associated programmes including BSc nursing, Apprenticeship Nursing and our international programmes linked to Yangzhou University Nursing. She continues to lead and deliver modules such as managing complexity, medicine management, key skills to name but a few. Heather has been in academia since 2017 initially as a lecturer at the University of Lincoln of where, she mainly focused on the development of trainee nursing associates and work-based learners, working in partnership with students, employers, commissioners and health and social care practioners. She was one of the first work-based learning lecturers to support the HEE test pilot cohort of nursing associates who qualified in January 2019.

Heather continues to support all learners and has a vast array of experience as well as her teaching qualification she is accredited by the FHEA.

University Certificate in Health and Social Care Practice

First Step Study Skills (Level 4)

Managing Health and Safety in the Workplace (Level 4)

Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care

Medicine Management (Level 4)

Key Skills (Level 4)

BSc Nursing (Adult) and BSc Apprenticeship

Work based learning (Level 6)

Deteriorating Health (Level 5 and Level 6)

Managing Complexity (Level 6)

Caring for People with Long term Health Conditions (Level 6)

Simulated Practice (Level 5 and Level 6)

Fundamentals of Professional Practice (Level 4)

Bsc Nursing Sciences Dual Award (Yangzhou University)

Medical, Gerontological, Rehabilitation Nursing (Level 4)

Surgical, Anesthetic, Emergency Nursing (Level 5)

Basic Life Support Trainer

Link Lecturer- Scunthorpe and Community Clinical Areas

Research interests

Learning , Teaching and Development in Student's and Staff

Vaccine Hesitancy and Staff Opinions

International Perspective on the Nursing Curriculum Design

Personalised Care and Genomics

Technology and Developments in Nursing

Acute Care Nursing Developments

Membership/Fellowship of professional body

Recognised by Advanced HE as a Fellow

2019

NMC Registered Nurse

2008