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Barry Hill

Associate Professor

Department: Nursing, Midwifery & Health

Barry Hill is an Associate Professor whose acdemic practice encouporates CPD, nursing sciences, critical care, and advanced clinical practice. He is part of the Departmental Management Group (DMG) and is the Director of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Employability within Northumbria University, UK. Barry has been a Registered Nurse for almost 20 years and is skilled in clinical practice and higher education. He worked in general, cardiac and neuro trauma Intensive Care Units at Imperial College NHS trust and progressed from staff nurse to charge nurse, senior change nurse, to surgical Plastics Orthopaedics ENT and Major Trauma (POEM) matron. He is a certified Advanced Practitioner (MSc Clinical), NMC Independent and supplementary prescriber (v300), and NMC Registered Teacher (TCH). His key areas of interest are acute and critical care, clinical skills, pharmacology, and advanced level practice. Barry has published widely in journals, books, book chapters, and academic peer reviewed journal articles. He is a Senior Fellow with AdvanceHE (SFHEA), a clinical and commissioning Editor for the British Journal of Nursing (BJN), and a Consultant Editor for the International Journal for Advancing Practice (IJAP).

Barry Hill

Campus Address

Northumbria University
Coach Lane, Benton
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE7 7XA

Barry’s research themes and scholarly interests include clinical education, critical care, advanced clinical practice, and respiratory & neurological nursing. Barry is a strong education professional, practices academia (education, research, and leadership) at all levels within HE. He has published multiple books, book chapters, and academic peer reviewed academic journals.  He is currently studying a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at Northumbria Uni and submitting in 2023. 

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  • A framework for simulated practice in nurse education, Hill, B. 7 Mar 2024, In: British Journal of Nursing
  • A guide to removing surgical staples, Ford, C., Hill, B. 24 Jan 2024, In: British Journal of Nursing
  • Assessment of diabetic foot ulcers: back to basics, Mitchell, A., Hill, B. 22 Feb 2024, In: British Journal of Nursing
  • Equity in health care, Hill, B. 11 Jan 2024, In: British journal of nursing (Mark Allen Publishing)
  • Improving infection control and combating antimicrobial resistance in nursing practice, Hill, B. 25 Jan 2024, In: British journal of nursing (Mark Allen Publishing)
  • Integration of clinical simulation into a post-registration neurological course: Insights from the students on the use of a flexible approach to debriefing, Hill, B., Derbyshire, J., Diamond-Fox, S. 4 Feb 2024, In: Journal Of Applied Learning and Teaching
  • The evolution of advanced practice, Hill, B. 2 Jan 2024, In: International Journal for Advancing Practice
  • The importance of belongingness and friendships within the nursing community, Hill, B. 21 Mar 2024, In: British Journal of Nursing
  • Altered pathophysiology in common neurological conditions, Hill, B., Peate, I. 23 Nov 2023, In: British Journal of Nursing
  • Exploring the lived experiences of mental health professionals: A phenomenological study on ligature training in a simulated environment, Hill, B., Mitchell, A., Murray, J. 9 Oct 2023, In: Journal of Applied Learning and Teaching

  • 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


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