Sarah qualified as a registered nurse in 2000 and predominantly followed a pathway in cardiac nursing entering her first post as a staff nurse within the cardiac surgical ward in Morriston Hospital. Sarah then progressed through a variety of posts within cardiac nursing including Cardiac Intensive Care, Coronary Care, a community based cardiac rehabilitation nurse and finally within the education and training department for Hywel Dda Health Board as the Resuscitation Officer for Pembrokeshire. This final role encompassed educational delivery of training sessions for staff across the health board and driving the quality agenda in the management of deteriorating patients. It also enabled Sarah to remain as an active member of the Medical Emergency Team. It was within this role that Sarah developed her passion for education and recognised the difference this could make when managing acutely unwell patients. Sarah remains an Advanced Life Support Instructor for The Resuscitation Council UK.
Sarah joined the College in 2014 after many years working as a nurse in the National Health Service. Her passion for education shows through every day; she uses her nursing skills to deliver the highest calibre of nurse education. She completed her Master’s Degree in Advanced Practice (Education) in 2015 and this has helped her to enhance he skills.
Sarah is a working mum of 3 children and she balances her work life balance in a job she loves. Her warmth and dedication is commended by her students and she is a positive role model. As a colleague, Sarah is inspirational. She is keen, hard-working and passionate about her work. Her skills in simulation and Resuscitation are second to none and her delivery of these sessions gives students the confidence to deliver evidence based practice.