Dr Kevin Hambridge
Lecturer in Adult Nursing (Education)
School of Nursing and Midwifery (Faculty of Health)
I am a Lecturer in Adult Nursing and 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
Research methodology and methods, especially mixed-methods research
Type 2 diabetes
A range of Clinical Nursing Skills
Where student nurses come from and where they go on qualification
Grants & contracts
Awarded funding of approx £6663 from School of Nursing and Midwifery Capability Funding allocation to investigate 'Nursing students’ confidence, knowledge and skill in measuring radial pulse in the clinical skills simulation environment: a pilot study'
Key publications are highlightedJournals
Hambridge, K Endacott, R Nichols, A (2021) Investigating the incidence and type of sharps injuries within the nursing student population in the UK, British Journal of Nursing, 30(17), pp. 998-1006
Hambridge, K Endacott, R Nichols, A (2021) The experience and psychological impact of a sharps injury on a nursing student population in the UK, British Journal of Nursing, 30(15), pp. 910-8
Hambridge, K Endacott, R Nichols, A (2020) The financial cost of sharps injuries British Journal of Healthcare Management, 26(11), pp. 270-74.
Hambridge, K Bradbury, M Hughes, C Jeffery, K O'Connor, A Endacott, R (2014) Nursing students' knowledge, self-efficacy and skill in measuring radial pulse in the clinical skills simulation environment: a pilot study International Journal of Clinical Skills www.ijocs.org