Ian's Career

Ian began his nursing a career in 1981 at Central Middlesex Hospital, becoming an Enrolled Nurse working in an intensive care unit. Having worked in this regional neurosurgical unit gaining experience of caring for the critically ill person and their families he later undertook three years student nurse training at Central Middlesex and Northwick Park Hospitals. This three year period of education led to his Registered General Nurse qualification with the then UKCC.

Ian's first Staff Nurse's post was at the Whittington Hospital working on acute gastroenterology ward. During this time he also studied for his Diploma in Nursing (London) at South Bank Polytechnic.

Returning to Central Middlesex Hospital he secured the post of Charge Nurse (day and night duty); he worked as a Charge Nurse on a very busy 32 bedded surgical ward.

He has worked in nurse education since 1989 where he was employed as an unqualified Nurse Tutor at Barnet School of Nursing. During that time he was successful in undertaking his Registered Nurse Tutor qualification and a BEd (Hons) from Sussex University.

Ian studied at the School of Oriental and African Studies (University of London) full time for one year and achieved an MA in Social Anthropology. Working with Barnet College of Nursing and Midwifery and then with the University of Hertfordshire Ian has held a number of posts, Senior Lecturer, Principal Lecturer and Associate Head of School. Ian successfully completed a LLM Masters of Medical Law at Cardiff University. Ian is Consultant Editor for the Journal of Paramedic Practice; he sits on the editorial board of the British Journal of Healthcare Assistants and the Journal of Aesthetic Nursing. At Mark Allen Healthcare Ltd Ian is Nurse Consultant.

His key areas of interest are nursing practice and theory, men's health, sexual health and HIV/AIDS.

Ian is a visiting Professor of Nursing to the University of West London and is the Editor in Chief of the British Journal of Nursing.

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