Mrs Sharon Jones

Mrs Sharon Jones

Associate Head of School (Teaching & Learning)

School of Nursing and Midwifery (Faculty of Health & Human Sciences)


MSc Healthcare & Educational Practice; Learning and Teaching in Higher Education; PGCE;  BSc (Hons) Health Studies; Registered Nurse; Diploma Orthopaedic Nursing, EN(G)

My nursing background is within Acute Trauma Orthopaedics, although I have experience in many other settings.  These include elective orthopaedics, general surgery, urology, vascular surgery, community hospital nursing & medical nursing.

I became involved with teaching through clinical practice, I was the Clinical Orthopaedic Practice Development Sister and implemented the Orthopaedic Partnership Modules between the Orthopaedic Directorate and the University of Plymouth.

Teaching interests

My main teaching interests are with Acute Care in Adult Nursing; Tissue Viability; Clinical Skills; Mentorship.

However, I have many other interests that focus on contemporary nursing issues, such as Leadership in practice & delivery of healthcare in a changing society

Research interests

Learning in Practice Environments