Ms Janet Kelsey

Ms Janet Kelsey

Associate Head of School (Internationalisation)

School of Nursing and Midwifery (Faculty of Health and Human Sciences)


Academic lead Child Health


MSc,BSc Hons, PGCEA, Adv Dip Ed, RSCN, RN, RNT

Teaching interests

Children's nursing

Health psychology applied to the care of children and their families

Adolescent care

Research interests

Sustainability in the nursing care of children and young people
Simulation in nurse education

Grants & contracts

University of Plymouth Teaching fellowship 2006/2007. Theory focused practice: Enhancing the evidence base for children's nursing practice.
Universuty of Plymouth CEPPL fellowship. Theory focused practice 2007-2008

Other academic activities

Green Gown awards winner 2014 Courses and Learning

Plymouth University. Research & Innovation Conference 2013: 'Embedding Research Impact'
Research and Design impacts on Sustainability in Nursing Curricula  - Janet Richardson, Maggie Doman, Jane Grose, Janet Kelsey and Mike Woods
Climate change and resource scarcity pose challenges for healthcare in the future. Our research highlighted items used in healthcare that should they no longer be available would have significant impact on patient care and service delivery. Based on this, a scenario was constructed and forms one of four skills stations during a nursing clinical skills day. Design students observe the skills stations and participate in the sustainability scenario session. Evaluation of demonstrates increased awareness and knowledge of sustainability challenges in healthcare; design students produce design solutions which are tested by the nursing students. Research has impacted on learning and practice

The Vice Chancellors Enterprise Award 2013 Finalist
Embedding healthcare sustainability into the curriculum through evidence-based interdisciplinary learning: Innovation in education with potential design and commercial outputs:

Prof Janet Richardson (Professor of Health Service research), Dr Jane Grose (Senior Research Fellow, Health and Sustainability), Janet Kelsey (Associate Professor / Senior Lecturer in Health Studies – Childrens’ Nursing), Dr Maggie Doman (Lecture – Children’s Nursing), Karen Jeffery (Lecture – Childrens’ Nursing), Martyn Bradbury (Clinical Skills Network Lead), Mike Woods (Lecturer in 3D Design).