Victoria Hewson

Mrs Victoria Hewson

Head of Department (Nursing)/Senior Lecturer MSc, BSc (Hons), SFHEA, RDN

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Department of Nursing

Qualifications

  • BSc (University of Hull)
  • MSc (University of Hull)

Summary

Head of Department - Nursing

Victoria is the Head of Department (Nursing) within the Faculty of Health Sciences.

She is also the Academic Lead for Degree Apprenticeships within Health and Social Work and works across the Faculty supporting the development of Degree Apprenticeships.

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

Victoria is a registered Dental Care Professional and has wide range of experience in dental and public health services.

Academic Lead for Degree Apprenticeships.

Victoria the Academic Lead for Degree Apprenticeships within Health and Social Work and works across the Faculty supporting the development of Degree Apprenticeships.

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

Victoria is a registered Dental Care Professional and has wide range of experience in dental and public health services.

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

Raising awareness of mouth cancer action month

Hewson, V. (2017). Raising awareness of mouth cancer action month. Nursing and Residential Care, 19(11), 610-612. https://doi.org/10.12968/nrec.2017.19.11.610

Raising awareness of mouth cancer in the care home

Hewson, V. (2017). Raising awareness of mouth cancer in the care home. Nursing and Residential Care, 20(6), 256-260. https://doi.org/10.12968/nrec.2017.19.11.610

Improving Oral Health: NICE draft quality standard

Hewson, V. (2017). Improving Oral Health: NICE draft quality standard. Nursing and Residential Care, 19(3), 131-133. https://doi.org/10.12968/nrec.2017.19.3.131

Addressing the oral health needs of older people in care

Hewson, V., & Lee, A. (2017). Addressing the oral health needs of older people in care. Nursing and Residential Care, 19(1), 23-28. https://doi.org/10.12968/nrec.2017.19.1.23

Are the dental health needs of adults with illegal drug dependence being met by current service provision in the United Kingdom?: A literature review

Hewson, V., & Wray, J. (2012). Are the dental health needs of adults with illegal drug dependence being met by current service provision in the United Kingdom?: A literature review. Journal of Addictions Nursing, 23(3), 191-199. https://doi.org/10.1097/JAN.0b013e31826f4bf2

Research interests

Oral Health

Older People's Oral Health

Oral Health of Adults with an illegal drug dependency

Public Health/All Our Health

Vulnerable adults

External examiner role

External Examiner

2017 - 2020

External Examiner

2017 - 2020

Membership/Fellowship of professional body

Aurora Leadership programme

2020

Advance HE

Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

2019

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

2016 - 2018

Dental Care Professional (General Dental Council)

2008