Mr Boikhutso Shianyana

Mr Boikhutso Shianyana

Lecturer in Adult Nursing

School of Nursing and Midwifery (Faculty of Health)

Lecturer in Adult Health Nursing


My name is Boikhutso, I qualified as a Registered nurse in Kanye Seventh-Day College of Nursing, Botswana in July 1996. Thereafter I joined the Seventh-Day Hospital as a Registered Nurse. In 1997 I joined Kanye SDA College as an assistant Lecturer in General Nursing. Between September 1998 and June 2001 pursued a Bachelor Degree in Nursing Education(BEd Nursing). Upon my completion, I worked for Kanye SDA College until 2004 when I relocated to the UK. While working at Kanye SDA college in Botswana I enrolled with the German Quality Association and qualified as a Quality Manager in 2002. Henceforth conducted internal Quality Audits and trained staff on quality management initiatives for the Ministry of Health Botswana as well as the Seventh-Day Hospital.
In the UK I have worked as a general nurse in a Nursing home, Senior Staff nurse at Nuffield health Plymouth and Deputy Ward Manager for the Peninsula Treatment Centre. At the Nuffield I had the opportunity to care for patients undergoing diverse elective surgeries; Spinal, Orthopaedic, general, Urology, Plastics e.t.c. I am also a Chemotherapy nurse. While at the Nuffield I enrolled with the Open University and graduated with Masters of Arts in Education (MAEd) in 2013.

Professional membership


Teaching interests

Research in Nursing Practice 

Nurses Associates
Evidenced Based Practice
Leadership and Management

Research interests

Nursing Practice

Additional information

I am a volunteer for the Hernia Operation UK, the charity perform hernia Operation on disadvantaged school children and Young Adults at Kanye Seventh- Day Hospital in Botswana. The Charity signed a 5 year Memorandum of agreement with a Local Hospital in Botswana to train local doctors on hernia operation and continue with operations . I am a huge believer in giving back and helping out in the community and the world ."The measure of a person's life is the effect they have on others" Martin Luther King.