Mr Kevin Hambridge

Mr Kevin Hambridge

Lecturer in Adult Nursing (Education)

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


I am a Lecturer in Adult Nursing and am at present the Admissions Tutor for Adult Nursing. I am the Associate Head of School (Marketing)


I completed my nurse training between 1986-1989 and then worked as a staff nurse on a general surgical ward in Derriford Hospital for 6 years. In 1995 I worked for 18months on an arterial surgical ward and completed my Diploma in Nursing & BSc in Health Studies (2:1) before moving to a local private hospital in the capacity of Practice Develpoment Charge Nurse. There I completed my MSc in Nursing and my Post Graduate Certificate in Education and worked part-time in a local college lecturing on various health issues. In September 2004 I commenced my post with the University of Plymouth

Teaching interests

Acute nursing care
Type 2 diabetes
Pressure ulcer prevention
Post operative nursing care

Other academic activities

International Nurses Conference (Guernsey) poster presentation 2001: Reed, S Hambridge, K Land, L (2001) Implementing best practice in pressure ulcer prevention Nursing Times 97 (24) 69-71

International Clinical Skills Conference presentation May 2011 (Florence) : Nursing students’ confidence, knowledge and skill in measuring radial pulse in the clinical skills simulation environment: a pilot study

International Clinical Skills Conference poster presentation May 2011 (Florence): The incidence, causes and  needlestick injuries within student nurses

International Clinical skills Conference poster presentation May 2015 (Florence): The type, extent and impact of sharps injuries within a nursing population: A systematic review