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Mrs Kerenza Jeffery

Plymouth Business School (Faculty of Business)


MSc, Cert Ed (FE), RGN, RSCN, RCNT, RNT, CGLI 730, JBCSN 965, First line Management certificate.

Teaching interests

Supportive holding of children

Principles of handling children

Family centred care

Safeguarding children

Policy writing

Clinical skills

Research interests

Family centred care
Therapeutic restraint of children
Clinical skills teaching

Jeffery, K. (2010) Supportive holding or restraint: terminology and practice. Paediatric Nursing. 22(6): pp24-28.
Jeffery, K. (2008) Supportive Holding of Children During Therapeutic Interventions, in: Kelsey, J. McEwing, G. Clinical Skills in Child Health Practice. Elsevier. London
Jeffery, K. Swain, J. (2008) Principles of Handling Children, in: Kelsey, J. & McEwing, G. Clinical Skills in Child Health Practice. Elsevier. London
Chambers, M. Carter, R. Doman, M. Jeffery, K. Kelsey, J. McEwing, G. Wayne, L. (2007) Theory focused practice: enhancing the evidence base for children's nursing practice. Journal of Children's and Young People's Nursing.  1(8): pp366-376.
Jeffery K. et al (2007) Theory Focused Practice: enhancing student learning in children's nursing practice. Paediatric Nursing. 19(6): p36.
Jeffery, K. Deaves, J. (2007) Translating policy and guidelines into practice: an education-practice synergy. Journal of Children's and young People's Nursing. 1(2):pp93-97.
Swain, J., Jeffery, K. (2005) Advantages of low cost mobility aid in health-care settings. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation. 12(7): pp316-319.
Jeffery, K. (2002) Therapeutic Restraint: it must always be justified. Paediatric Nursing. 4(9): pp20-22.


South Devon Healthcare Foundation Trust - Child Health Directorate

Helping to write policies