Sheryl Gettings BSc(Hons) Adv. Dip. RN(Child) MSc CLTHE TCH
Since completing paediatric nursing training at Sheffield University, Sheryl's clinical experience has spanned a variety of clinical areas including Neonatal Surgery and community-based Continuing Care for children and young people. In her role as Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) in Nutrition at London's Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children (GOSH), Sheryl had lead nursing responsibility for children and young people requiring home parenteral nutrition. Prior to joining the College, Ms Gettings was CNS in Developmental Neuropsychiatry and Psychopharmacology in a Tier 4 Specialist Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) for outpatients.
Research and teaching interests
Sheryl teaches on courses for pre-registered nursing students and qualified nurses at undergraduate and post-graduate level. Ms Gettings leads two modules on the pre-registration children's nursing programme, facilitates Interprofessional Education modules and is part of the teaching team for the Policy and Politics for Clinical Leadership post-graduate module. Ms Gettings also facilitates the Family Partnership Model module.
Sheryl’s research interests include global health and humanities; child and adolescent mental health and innovation in healthcare delivery and in healthcare education.
Sheryl was appointed Innovation Fellow for the Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery in May 2011.
Ms Gettings is Link Lecturer for paediatric placement areas at St. George's Hospital (St. George’s Healthcare NHS Trust) and for Savannah Ward in The Evelina Children's Hospital (Guy's & St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust).
Publications contributed to:
Macqueen S., Bruce E.A. & Gibson F. (eds) (2012) The Great Ormond Street Hospital Manual of Children's Nursing Practices. Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Chichester.
Horn V. (2005). Parenteral Nutrition: Clinical Procedure Guideline, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust. Retrieved from http://www-staging.ich.ucl.ac.uk/clinical_information/clinical_guidelines/downloads/Parenteral_Nutrition.pdf
on 10 January 2010.