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Barry Hill

Senior Lecturer

Department: Nursing, Midwifery & Health

BARRY HILL is a Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing at Northumbria University. Barry is module coordinator for Nursing Practice (1) and CDP Respiratory Disorders. Besides module coordinating, Barry teaches on a range of Higher Education (HE) courses including:  undergraduate and postgraduate nursing modules and programmes, CPD ICU/Critical Care modules, CPD Respiratory Disorders, Advanced Critical Care Practitioner, Foundation year medical students on the St Georges Degree programme (SGU), and pre-registration Adult Nursing. Barry is also part of the resuscitation team who provide BLS training for all Nursing and Midwifery students within the department.

Prior to teaching at Northumbria University, Barry worked in both Under Graduate and Post Graduate programmes at the University of West London (UWL), where he taught:  CPD ICU/Critical Care, CPD Advanced History Taking and Physical Examination (AHTPE) with clinical reasoning, BSc and MSc Acute and Critical Care modules. He was course lead for PGDIP Nursing Practice for all fields and taught across a range of pre-registration Adult Nursing modules.  

Clinically, Barry worked at Imperial College NHS Trust for 10 years across three Adult Intensive Care Units (ICU’s), including: Neuro, Trauma, cardiac and general adult critical care, being a band 7 Senior Charge Nurse for 4 years then becoming a band 8 Matron within the surgical POEM division for Plastics Orthopedics ENT and Major Trauma, managing and leading the ENT, Airway, Head and Neck and Plastics including breast surgery.  Besides being qualified in ICU/critical care and neuro critical care (LSBU), he holds a BSc (Hons) in Intensive Care Nursing, and an MSc (Hons) Advanced Nurse Practitioner from the University of West London. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), and a Registered Teacher with the NMC (TCH).  

Barry’s pedogeological  interests include:  clinical education, critical care, advanced clinical practice, and neurological critical care nursing. Barry is a strong education professional, teaching at all levels in HE. He is published in books and peer reviewed academic journals, currently studying a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at Northumbria University in Newcastle upon Tyne. Barry’s PhD utilizes qualitative research to explore the professional identity of nurse academics within contemporary UK nursing curricula.


Campus Address

Northumbria University
Coach Lane, Benton
Newcastle upon Tyne


  • Nursing MSc July 21 2016
  • Education PGCert July 21 2016
  • Nursing PGCert July 04 2016
  • Nursing BSc July 02 2012
  • Neurosciences Certificate September 24 2007
  • Nursing Certificate February 01 2007
  • Teaching & Learning Certificate July 07 2006
  • Nursing DipHE July 01 2005
  • Nurse Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) 2005
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2016

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Monitoring respiratory rate in adults, Hill, B., Annesley, S. 9 Jan 2020, In: British Journal of Nursing
  • Data gathering and patient monitoring, Park, L., Allan, J., Hill, B. 8 Mar 2019, Learning to Care, China, Elsevier
  • Haematological Disorders, Hill, B., Atkinson, J. 8 Mar 2019, Learning to Care, China, Elsevier
  • Monitoring temperature, Robertson, M., Hill, B. Mar 2019, In: British Journal of Nursing
  • Neurological Disorders, Derbyshire, J., Hill, B. 8 Mar 2019, Learning to Care, China, Elsevier
  • Preparing nursing professionals fit for the evolving healthcare landscape, Hill, B. 28 Feb 2019, In: British Journal of Nursing
  • Neurological Assessment, Hill, B. 1 Feb 2018, Acute and Critical Care Nursing at a Glance, Hoboken; Chichester, Wiley-Blackwell
  • Neurological Impairment, Hill, B. 1 Feb 2018, Acute and Critical Care Nursing at a Glance, Hoboken; Chichester, Wiley-Blackwell
  • Physiology of the Brain, Hill, B. 1 Feb 2018, Acute and Critical Care Nursing at a Glance, Hoboken; Chichester, Wiley-Blackwell
  • Providing nutritional support for patients in critical care, Mutrie, L., Hill, B. 6 Jun 2018, In: Nursing Standard


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