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Mrs Suzanne Hughes  -  RGN, BSc, PGCE, MPhil


Mrs Suzanne Hughes
Position:Lecturer: Adult Nursing

Telephone:+44 (0)29 206 87745
Extension:87745
Location:Room 3.13, 3rd Floor, Ty Dewi Sant, Heath Campus, Cardiff, CF14 4XN

Other Roles and Responsibilities

Adult Field Lead (Cardiff Nursing Futures Curriculum)

Research Interests

Learning and teaching in preregistration education

Research includes:

Mixed methods survey of 516 student nurses in two Welsh universities focusing on the factors that influence student attendance during the theoretical component of the Fitness for Practice curriculum

A quantitative pilot study in 2003 identifying the factors that influence student attendance during the theoretical component of the Fitness for Practice curriculum

A grant of £2000 from the Association of Perioperative Practitioners was used to evaluate pre-registration students’ experiences of their operating theatre placement with the surgical module of the FFP curriculum

Career Overview 

2002 to date: Lecturer, Cardiff School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies

2000-2002: Practice Educator, Llandough University Health Board

Sept 1997 – Dec 1998: Sister – Grade F: Anaesthetics & Recovery, Day Theatres, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff

March 1997 – Sept 1997: Nurse Advisor – Health Promotion: Seton Healthcare plc Tubiton House, Oldham

Jan 1996 – Feb 1997: Senior Staff Nurse – Grade E: Anaesthetics & Recovery, Theatres Singleton Hospital, Swansea

Teaching Profile

Contributes to learning and teaching activities across undergraduate and post-graduate programmes

Undergraduate module leader for:

NR2078 (Promoting health across care settings) – pre-registration NR2081 (Developing clinically effective care) – pre-registration