(With thanks to @GrangerKate)

I’m a Professor of Nursing, writer, speaker, researcher and a global healthcare consultant who is passionate about helping nursing and healthcare organisations raise the bar. What I’m REALLY about though is helping you and your organisation become stellar.

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From top-level strategy to tedium-free speaking.


Using proven strategies and methods thoroughly grounded in research, I can help you evaluate and grow your organisation. I bring a fresh eye and a no-bull approach that makes a real difference. More


I present engaging, inspiring keynotes, seminars and masterclasses at events all over the world. With me as your speaker, your audience WILL stay awake – and take home more than just a conference pack. More


In healthcare, we can never stop learning. My seminars and workshops deliver far more than a few compliance-driven professional development hours to check off. Participants take away information and understanding that changes both thinking and practice. More


Research gets a bad name as an arcane practice that’s totally removed from the ‘real world’. Not in my hands. I demystify research, showing staff how to apply it for the good of your organisation. More


An expert who speaks plain English everyone can understand.

An Internationally Recognised Nurse Leader

As a professor, researcher, and consultant, I’ve forged an international reputation as an expert and leader in nursing and healthcare research and practice development. More

Making Research Come Alive

Never before has evidence-based practice and clinical research been so vital and so valuable. But all the research in the library is useless if it’s not acted upon… More

Inspiring Keynote Speaker

I give keynote speeches and seminar presentations that make participants sit up and take notice. More

A Prolific Writer

I’ve published more than 80 peer-reviewed papers, books and book chapters on a huge variety of nursing and healthcare-related topics. More


Free to a good home.

Research should never languish in dark corners of libraries. It should be basking in the sunlight, there for all to see.

This is where you’ll find papers and provocations I’ve published over the years, sometimes alone, sometimes with others, on subjects such as palliative care, nursing, research and the culture of healthcare organisations.

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Talking to myself isn’t much fun, join me.

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The Value I Provide

A great event is never about price and always about value. When you’re organising an event, be it a conference, a seminar, or a masterclass, my job is to be the easiest speaker you have ever worked with and to provide you with serious bang for your bucks.

I keep people awake, enthused and provoke serious thought and discussion. I can make complicated, difficult concepts understandable and actionable, while still treating an audience as the intelligent life forms that they are. There’s no need to ‘dumb down’ when you’re talking to smart people such as health professionals, so I don’t.

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