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 1996

Commenced 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. 



Teaching interests

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

Staff serving as external examiners

Commenced EE with CAVA November 2020.



Research interests

Student progression - 

MA Ed project related to student perceptions related to their academic progression. In progress 2020/21