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Paul Simpson

PositionLecturer (Nursing), Programme Lead for Return to Practice
DepartmentSchool of Nursing and Healthcare Leadership
Telephone01274 236422

Research Interests (key words only)

Social Media, Fitness and Nutrition, Clinical skills (in particular IV), Manual handling.

Teaching and Supervisory Responsibilities

I teach across the pre-registration curriculum, and deliver the majority of Return To Practice programme.

Administrative Responsibilities

Programme and module leadership.

Office hours vary based on demand of clinical support required. However generally I will be available 9:00-16:00 Monday to Friday, and the best method of contact is Email.


I have worked either for or with the NHS in Bradford since 1992.  Much of this time has been spent in education both with local NHS trust and here at the University.

My main areas of interest involve:

  • Clinical skills (including manual handling and intra-venous access).
  • Preparation and support for clinical placements
  • Students returning to practice after a career break

Study History

  • MSc (Pending)
  • PGDip, Health professional education
  • BSc, Nursing
  • Dip, Fitness and Nutrition

Professional History

1992-2005: Various positions for Bradford Teaching Hospital Foundation Trust (Including phlebotomy, haematology and training department)

Professional Activities

I am a member of the Faculty’s Equality & Diversity and Disclosure and Barring panels

Current Projects

Currently completing my MSc.


As part of the Practice Education Support Team, I network on a weekly basis with practice partners across the Bradford area.

Public/Academic/Stakeholder Engagement

Service users have input into the provision of teaching for the Return To practice programme I lead. 

There is involvement in all aspects of the pre-registration nursing curriculum from admission to curriculum design.

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