Heidi Fewings

Mrs Heidi Fewings

Lecturer in Nursing and associated programmes

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Department of Nursing


  • BA (University of Portsmouth)
  • PGCert (University of Hull)
  • PGCert (University of Hull)


Heidi commenced her nurse training in the Royal Navy in 2000. During this time she worked predominately in Elective Orthopaedics, Trauma Orthopaedics and Plastics at Portsmouth Hospital and Haslar Military Hospital in Gosport.

After 6 years service she left and started working in Community School Nursing.

Heidi completed a Post Graduate Certificate in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (School Nursing) and quickly progressed to lead on clinical practice in Hull.

Heidi is passionate about vulnerable communities and much of her career has worked with vulnerable children and young people. She led and developed a team to support this community in Hull in 2014

Heidi is a qualified Sexual and Reproductive Health Nurse and has completed a variety of training to complement her role in children and families services, including a Level 7 qualification in Systemic Family Therapy.

Heidi worked for a short period of time in North Yorkshire and also in the East Riding of Yorkshire in the Child and Adolescent mental Health Team (CAMHS).

Heidi registered as a qualified mentor in 2005 and Completed her Educator In Practice in 2016. She is an NMC Registered Teacher.

Heidi joined the University of Hull in 2019, teaching and supporting students across nursing and associated nursing programnmes.

Heidi is a Link Lecturer

University Certificate in Health and Social Care Practice

Science for Health and Social Care (Level 4)

Introduction to Health and Social Care Practice (Level 4)

Foundation degree in Health and Social Care (Nursing Associate)

Individual approaches to Health and Wellbeing (Level 5)

Key Skills (Level 4)

Team Leading In Practice (Level 5)

BSc Nursing (Adult)

Adult Nursing Practice 7 (Level 6)

Adult Nursing Practice 8 (Level 6)

Fundamentals of Professional Practice (level 4)

Promoting Health and Preventing Ill Health (level 4)

BSc Mental Health Nursing

The Craft of Mental Health Nursing across the Lifespan (Level 5)

Link Lecturer - Castle Hill Hospital and Community Clinical areas on Cottingham Road

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

Enriching outcomes for persons with intellectual disabilities: choice, individuality and collaboration are key to effective eHealth

Lee, A. J., & Fewings, H. (in press). Enriching outcomes for persons with intellectual disabilities: choice, individuality and collaboration are key to effective eHealth. Evidence-Based Nursing, https://doi.org/10.1136/ebnurs-2020-103362

Developing public health provision for vulnerable young people

Fewings, H. (2016). Developing public health provision for vulnerable young people. Community Practitioner, 32-36

Research interests

Collaborating with researchers in public health to shape mental health care provision through participatory action research

Membership/Fellowship of professional body

NMC Registered Teacher


Recoignised by Advance HE as a Fellow


NMC Registered Specialist Community Public Health Nurse


NMC Registered Adult Nurse