Richard Clark

Richard Clark FHEA | RN | ADNS | MScHCEd | PgCertHCL | NMC Teacher

Senior Lecturer, Nursing


Hello, my name is Richard Clark and I am a Senior Lecturer in Nursing in the Department of Health, Wellbeing and Life Sciences. I have an acute care background including Acute Medical and ED as well as expertise in Patient Safety and Human Factors and Applied Ergonomics.
I remain on the live NMC register PIN: 99D1041E


I am a dedicated and experienced clinical nurse and academic specialising in higher education, acute adult nursing, quality improvement, patient safety, and human factors, with a proven track record in applied clinical quality change management, healthcare leadership and dynamic clinical and academic educational roles.
With over 10 years of clinical experience, I have developed stringent validated safety interventions to improve patient outcomes and impact upon effective clinical practice incorporating clinical interventions, IT systems and environmental factors.
I have a distinguished history of leading teams to achieve ambitious goals and targets demonstrated by recordable data collection methodologies. I also have strong relationship building skills within multi-professional and interprofessional teams and stakeholders and excellent communication skills that enable focus and drive to inspire outcomes to be achieved.
I have experience in module and course leading and management, as well as external examination at several HEIs within the UK. I am a strong advocate for excellent student experiences alongside their studies and providing stimulating and inspiring teaching practices.


Department of Nursing and Midwifery

College of Health, Wellbeing and Life Sciences

BSc Nursing
MSc Nursing


Clark, Richard & Kirkham, L (2021) How Long Should A Healthcare Practitioner Feel for A Pulse? - A Literature Review. International Journal of Clinical Skills. Vol 15(2) Page 401-406
Hall S., Poller B., Bailey C., Gregory S., Clark Richard., Roberts P., et al. (2018) Use of ultraviolet-fluorescence-based simulation in evaluation of personal protective equipment worn for first assessment and care of a patient with suspected high-consequence infectious disease. Journal of Hospital infection. 2018; Vol 99(2) Page 218–28. Doi: 10.1016/J.JHIN.2018.01.002.
Poller B., Hall S., Bailey C., Gregory S., Clark Richard., Roberts P., et al. (2018) ‘VIOLET’: a fluorescence-based simulation exercise for training healthcare workers in the use of personal protective equipment. Journal of Hospital Infection 2018; Vol 99(2): Page 229–35. Doi: 10.1016/J.JHIN.2018.01.021.
Clark, Richard (2017) How Patient Safety Zones Are Improving Care Quality. The Ergonomist. No 558. March-April. Page 22-23.


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