Personal profile


Simon came to teach Adult Nursing at the University of Portsmouth after 20 years experience of working in the NHS. Beginning as a Healthcare Assistant in 2003, Simon gained professional registration in 2008 and started work at University Hospitals Southampton (UHS) in Cardiothoracics, moving to the Operating Department in 2010.

In 2016, Simon began working in Clinical Simulation - taking responsibility for supporting, managing and providing simulation based education across UHS. This, alongside clinical skills teaching and extensive involvement with the undergraduate medical student programme at the University of Southampton, has provided the basis for Simon's passion and enthusiasm for healthcare education.

Education/Academic qualification

MA, Fine Art, Arts University Bournemouth

Sept 2016Aug 2018

Award Date: 31 Aug 2018

PgDIP, Adult Nursing, University of Southampton

Mar 2006Feb 2008

Award Date: 29 Feb 2008

BSc, Geophysics, University of Southampton

Sept 1995Jul 1999

Award Date: 1 Jul 1999

External positions

University Hospitals Southampton

Mar 2008Aug 2023