Dr Matt Carey

Dr Matt Carey

Lecturer in Child Health Nursing - Acute Care (Education)

School of Nursing and Midwifery (Faculty of Health)

Lecturer Nursing: Child Health (Education-Acute Care)

Deputy Programme Lead for BSc(hons) Undergraduate Nursing. 



'Nurturing new generations of nurses.' Read my Alumi showcase: https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/alumni-friends/alumni/meet-our-alumni/health-social-work/matthew-carey

Professional membership

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (fHEA)
Registered Children's Nurse: Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)

Teaching interests

Research postgraduate and undergraduate
Critical care
Clinical skills teaching
Technology enhanced learning
Systematic Review Trainer


Lim, E., Mistry, R.D., Battersby, A., Dockerty, K., Koshy, A., Chopra, M. Carey, M.C., Latour, J.M. (2020) ‘How to recognise if your child is seriously ill’ during COVID-19 lockdown: An evaluation of parents’ confidence and health-seeking behaviours. Frontiers in Pediatrics: Pediatric Infectious Diseases. doi: 10.3389/fped.2020.580323

Carey, M.C., Kent, B., Latour, J.M. (2018) Using meta-ethnography to develop a conceptual model of peer-assisted learning of nursing students in clinical practice. Nursing Open. 00: 1-9. https:doi.org/10.1002/nop2.229

Carey, M.C.,Kent, B., Latour, J.M. (2018) Experiences of undergraduate nursing students in peer assisted learning in clinical practice: a qualitative systematic review. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports. 16(5): 1190-1219.

Carey, M.C., Chick, A., Kent, B., Latour, J.M. (2018) An exploration of peer-assisted learning in undergraduate nursing students in paediatric clinical settings: An ethnographic study. Nurse Education Today. 65(1):212-217.

Carey; Matthew C., Kent; Bridie., Latour; Jos M. (2016) The role of peer-assisted learning in enhancing the learning of undergraduate nursing students in clinical practice: a qualitative systematic review protocol. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports. 14(7): 117-123.

Carey M. (2013) Pulse Assessment: Apical (Paediatric). Elsevier Clinical Skills online UK.

Carey M. (2013) Pulse Assessment: Radial (Paediatric). Elsevier Clinical Skills online UK.

Carey M. (2013) Respiratory Assessment (Paediatric). Elsevier Clinical Skills online UK.

Carey M. (2013) Obtaining and Accurate Tympanic Temperature Measurement (Paediatric). Elsevier Clinical Skills online UK.

Carey, M., Kelsey: J. (2008) Suctioning. in Kelsey, J., McEwing, G. (Eds) Clinical Skills in Child Health Practice. Churchill Livingstone. London.

Conference Papers

Carey, M.C. (2018) Facilitated learning amongst paediatric nurses to develop knowledge and skills for proficiency in practice. //0 //0 Presented at: The 2nd China-US(Xiaoxiang) International Forum of Pediatric Nursing. Hunan Children’sHospital, Changsha, China.

Carey; M (2015) 'Real-time' scenario based simulation for transition to professional practice. //0 //o Presentation at the International Clinical Skills Conference, Prato, Italy