Mrs Sara Hawkins

Mrs Sara Hawkins

Lecturer in Adult Nursing

School of Nursing and Midwifery (Faculty of Health)



Trained at King Alfred's College Winchester - RN in 1996Commenced employment as an Anaesthetic Nurse at Basingstoke District Hospital - Now North Hampshire Hospital.
Commissioned into QARANC 1998 Retired as Major in 2017. Deployed Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan - Field Surgical Teams. Awarded ARRC Queens Birthday Honours for role in Defence Primary Healthcare Services 2016. 
Clinical activity - Advanced Scrub Practice, Anaesthetic Nursing, Healthcare Governance in Primary Care, Occupational Health in Reserve Forces and Food Industry. 


MA Education Registered Coach with NHS Southwest Leadership Academy.
PGCE Teaching and Assessing in Higher Education
PGCE Coaching and Mentoring
Chartered Manager - Strategic Leadership and Management.
Healthcare Governance.
Advanced Scrub Practice. 
BSc Hons Critical Care

Professional membership

Aurora 2021FHEA


Teaching interests

2023 Academic Year

 Deputy Programme Lead - FdSc Nursing Associate
Module Lead and Teacher
APP768 Coaching and Leadership 
HEAE302 Coaching and Leadership
APP749 Supervising Learners and Assessment in Practice
HEAD388 Supervising Learners and Assessment in Practice
FDNA 511 Supporting Learning and Assessment in Practice
Module Teacher/Seminar Lead
ADN601 Developing Expertise in Primary Care
ADN603 Transition to professional practice (T) 

History of Teaching Practice

Started as ENB 998 in 1996 - Teaching and Assessing in Practice.
NVQ -D32/33 Assessor 1999
PTLLS in 2007 with FAAW.
Basic Skills Maths and English - 2008
TEFL - 2016
PGCE HE Teaching and Assessing 2018
PGCE Coaching and Mentoring 2018


Research interests

Student progression - MA Ed project related to student perceptions related to their academic progression. Completed July 2021. 

Creative practice & artistic projects

Creative Writing Workshops start 11th July 2023 - your lamp - let the good work that you do shine a light across the community.