Mrs Pam Nelmes

Mrs Pam Nelmes

Associate Professor in Adult Nursing (Education)

School of Nursing and Midwifery (Faculty of Health)



Associate Professor

Programme Lead BSc (Hons) Urgent and Emergency Care and BSc (Hons) Critical Care 
Intercalation Lead 


RN, MSc Clinical Science, BSc Health Studies, Dip.Nursing, Post Graduate Certificate in Medical Education (Distinction). 

Professional membership

Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) Registration Number 82E1610E

British Association of Critical Care Nurses (BACCN) - Membership number 4272P. Committee member South West 



Teaching interests

Urgent, Emergency, Critical and Intensive Care 

Leadership and Innovation
Patient experience - wider patient engagement - online patient feedback 
Clinical Decision Making
Human Factors
Evidence-based practice 



Grants & contracts

Title: Games People Play: Games to enhance teaching & learning in healthcare.

Cooper, S, Skirton, H, Allum, P and Nelmes, P

Amount Awarded: Total Budget £30,000 (National Teaching Fellowship Scheme) running over 2 years from May 1st 2007 to April 30th 2009.



Key publications

Key publications are highlighted

Sugarman M, Graham B, Langston S, Nelmes P & Matthews J (2021) 'Implementation of the ‘TAKE STOCK’ Hot Debrief Tool in the ED: a quality improvement project' Emergency Medicine Journal 38, (8) 579-584 , DOI Open access
Graham B, Elbeltagi H, Nelmes P, Jenkin A & Smith JE (2019) 'What difference can a year make? Findings from a survey exploring student, alumni and supervisor experiences of an intercalated degree in emergency care' BMC Medical Education 19, (1) , DOI Open access
Jones R, Kelsey J, Nelmes P, Chinn N, Chinn T & Proctor-Childs T (2016) 'Introducing Twitter as an assessed component of the undergraduate nursing curriculum: case study' Journal of Advanced Nursing n/a-n/a , DOI Open access
Richardson J, Grose J, Nelmes P, Parra G & Linares M (2016) 'Tweet if you want to be sustainable: a thematic analysis of a Twitter chat to discuss sustainability in nurse education' Journal of Advanced Nursing 72, (5) 1086-1096 , DOI
Nelmes P (2012) 'Student life - Joys of joining the twitterati' Nursing Standard 26, (45) 72-72 , DOI
Blakely G, Skirton H, Cooper S, Allum P & Nelmes P (2010) 'Use of educational games in the health professions: a mixed-methods study of educators' perspectives in the UK' Nurs Health Sci 12, (1) 27-32 Author Site , DOI
Blakely G, Skirton H, Cooper S, Allum P & Nelmes P (2009) 'Educational gaming in the health sciences: systematic review' J Adv Nurs 65, (2) 259-269 Author Site , DOI
Nelmes P (2007) 'Webwise' Nursing Standard 21, (50) 30-30 , DOI