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Sheryl Gettings

Lecturer in Nursing

Research interests

  • Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care


Sheryl is a Lecturer in the Department of Child and Family Health. Sheryl’s experience includes leadership of the Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing with Registration as a Children’s Nurse and Chair of the Pre-registration Undergraduate Assessment Sub-Board.

Sheryl teaches on undergraduate and postgraduate pre-registration programmes as well as modules for qualified nurses. Sheryl also provides group clinical supervision for children’s community nurses. Sheryl’s most recent clinical role was Clinical Nurse Specialist in Child and Adolescent Neuropsychiatry and Psychopharmacology.

Sheryl’s research interests include young people’s use of social media, support for siblings of children who have complex physical and/or mental health conditions, child health policy, innovation and creativity in nursing education and health care.

Research profile