Prof Annetta Smith

Head of Department of Nursing and Midwifery
annetta.smith@uhi.ac.uk
01463 279803

Biography

Annetta Smith

I am Professor of Nursing and Head of Department at the Department of Nursing and Midwifery. I have been Head of Department since the Department was formed in 2017.  I am a member of Council of Deans UK and the regulation Lead for Council of Deans Scotland.  I am a registered adult nurse with a range of interests relating to aspects of nurse education, including remote healthcare and healthcare education access.  I also have interest in older people research and more particularly in the impact of sight and hearing impairment on the lives of older people.  

Research

Current projects and publications can be viewed in PURE

As Professor of Nursing and a registered nurse teacher working in the north of Scotland my research interests also reflect the remote and rural context of healthcare and healthcare education.  My methodological expertise is the design, implementation and evaluation of qualitative research including action research.

Projects and Publications include the following areas:

  • Nurse Pedagogy including access to healthcare education for remote healthcare practitioners
  • Remote healthcare access
  • Sensory impairment
  • Patient experiences

Teaching

I have held a number of education leadership positions, including lead for undergraduate, pre-registration nursing programmes and post graduate Masters programmes. My teaching expertise spans undergraduate nursing, post graduate programmes and clinical doctorates.  I supervise PhD and clinical doctorate students an have acted as panel reviewer and external examiner for post graduate research students.

Research

Research expertise, qualifications and teaching expertise can be viewed in PURE

Grants

Research grants can be viewed in PURE

Publications

Research expertise, qualifications and teaching expertise can be viewed in PURE

Qualifications

PhD, RN, RNT, MA (Education), BA (Social Sciences), Grad Cert Education, Dip Life Sciences

Expertise

Research expertise, qualifications and teaching expertise can be viewed in PURE