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Alison Twycross Honorary Associate Professor, Institute of Health Sciences University of Birmingham ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0003-1130-5603 Declaration of Interests, see here
Alison Twycross is a Former Deputy Dean and Professor of Children’s Nursing. She is living with Long Covid and acts as an advocate for healthcare workers with Long Covid. Alison is currently an Honorary Associate Professor in the School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Birmingham in the UK.

Deputy Editor: Content

Ben Parkinson Glasgow Caledonian University Glasgow, UK ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-1112-4389
Ben is the Deputy Editor for Content and a Senior Lecturer at Glasgow Caledonian University. He is a Mental Health Nurse, a Nurse Teacher, and a Senior Fellow (Advance HE). Ben has an MSc in Psychosocial Interventions and completed a PhD investigating mindfulness-based interventions with people experiencing anxiety and depression symptoms after stroke. Ben has clinical experience in pre-hospital emergency care, addiction services, and primary care mental health. Ben has expertise in mental health, psychological therapies, education, mixed methods research, and research ethics. Contact Ben if you are interested in mental health nursing and/or want to write for Evidence-Based Nursing. 

Deputy Editor: Social Media

Jane Wray University of Hull Hull, UK ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0001-5959-6978
Jane is a Senior Lecturer in Nursing in the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Hull and the Senior Clinical Nurse Advisor to the National Preceptorship Programme for England. She is a Fellow Ad Eundem of the Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery at the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland (RCSI) and was awarded Burdett Trust ‘Hero’ status (2022).  Jane’s research interests encompass health and social care workforce and education, recruitment and retention, and supportive and inclusive working environments.

Deputy Editor: Research Content

Lisa Kidd Glasgow Caledonian University Glasgow, UK ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0003-2709-4011
Professor Lisa Kidd is a Professor of Nursing at Glasgow Caledonian University, United Kingdom. Her research interests include supported self-management in stroke and the long-term impact of living with stroke.

Associate Editors

Lead: Midwifery and Women’s Health Liz Bailey Birmingham City University Birmingham, UK ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0003-3262-9607
Elizabeth joined Birmingham City University in February 2021 as Associate Professor of Multiple Births and Director of the Elizabeth Bryan Multiple Births Centre. Elizabeth’s research interests focus on complex pregnancy and the organisation of maternity services. Before joining BCU, she worked between Coventry University and University Hospitals Coventry within the Warwickshire NHS Trust where she was also an NIHR 70@70 Senior Midwife Researcher. A Registered Midwife since 2004, an interest in research led her to complete a Doctorate and then work as a Clinical Academic Midwife. She has an interest in innovation and digital health and was awarded a HEE Topol Fellowship in 2021. She is an advocate for clinical academic careers and has supervised clinical midwives at Masters and Doctors level.
Social Media Deputy Catherine Clarissa Nursing Studies, School of Health in Social Science University of Edinburgh Edinburgh, UK ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-9302-513X
Clarissa is a Lecturer in Nursing (Life Sciences) and a Research Fellow in Nursing Studies, School of Health in Social Science, University of Edinburgh. She is originally from Indonesia and started her career as an intensive care nurse. Clarissa’s research interests lie in the area of the recovery and rehabilitation of critically ill patients and young adults after acquired brain injury. Clarissa is passionate about the global nursing workforce and the leadership development of early career nurses. She has been involved in the Nursing Now Challenge as a board member and the co-chair of the Nursing Now Challengers' Committee.
Lead: Diversity; Clinical Academic Careers Roxanne Crosby-Nwaobi Moorfields Eye Hospital London, UK ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0001-7828-9228

Roxanne is a postdoctoral ophthalmic nurse researcher, honorary Associate Professor at UCL Institute of Ophthalmology and an NIHR/HEE Clinical Lecturer. She is passionate about improving ophthalmic patient related outcomes through the modelling of real-world clinical data to deliver personalised healthcare and has a particular interest in population health for underserved communities. She has been listed as one of 75 faces of nursing research for this year's NHS 75th birthday by the NHS England CNO research team. She recently won the Chairman’s award for outstanding contribution to Moorfields and the Nursing Times Technology Innovation Competition for Digital Practice of the Future.

Lead: Child Health Kerry Gaskin Birmingham City University Birmingham, UK ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-1179-4921
Dr Kerry Gaskin is a Professor of Congenital Cardiac Nursing at Birmingham City University, the role reflects NHS and academic collaboration, leading and developing congenital cardiac nursing research and implementation of evidence-based practice across all children’s cardiac networks. The aim of the role is to work collaboratively with other key nursing post-holders, such as lead nurses, nurse consultants, advanced practitioners, and clinical educators to produce high quality research outputs. Additionally, the Professorial aim is to contribute not only to the academic development of staff and students, but also the development of a dedicated nursing research focused infrastructure within the NHS.  A Registered Children’s Nurse and Adult Nurse, Kerry worked in Children’s Cardiac Intensive Care, Paediatric Intensive Care and High Dependency Care at several specialist Children’s Cardiac Units and Children’s Hospitals in the UK before moving into academia in 2005. Her research focuses on parental experiences and home assessment using an early warning tool called the Congenital Heart Assessment Tool (CHAT), to enable parents to identify signs of deterioration in their infant and to make prompt contact with the appropriate health care professional.  
Social Media Deputy Kaye Rolls University of Wollongong Wollongong, Australia ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0003-1807-6620
Kaye is a lecturer at the School of Nursing at the University of Wollongong, Australia. Kaye is part of the social media team. Prior to academia Kaye worked in intensive care and in NSWHealth role as a CNC for Knowledge Management for intensive care. Dr Rolls has several areas of research including social media, implementation, delirium and education. Following an aged care research fellowship, she has joined Professor Traynor’s ADHERE research group and is working towards improving outcomes for older adults.
Lead: Nurse Education (pre- and post-registration) Michael Tatterton University of Bradford/Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice Bradford/Sheffield, UK ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-7933-5182
Dr Michael Tatterton is an associate professor of children's palliative care at the University of Bradford and clinical director at Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice, UK. He is a children’s nurse, health visitor, and advanced nurse practitioner. Michael has a master’s degree in public health and a PhD in palliative care. His clinical research interests include children’s palliative care, family-centred care, bereavement, advancing nursing practice and nursing leadership. He has published and presented his research widely, working in collaboration with practitioners, organisations and academics in other institutions. Michael is a senior fellow of Advance HE; his academic interests surround the quality of nurse education, MDT working and nursing pedagogy.
Gearóid Brennan  NHS Lothian Edinburgh, UK ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-5769-5099
Dr Gearóid Brennan is the Lead Psychiatric Liaison Nurse at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh. He is interested in the intersection between physical and mental health. His research has focused on nursing practice related to improving the physical health needs of people with severe and enduring mental illness. He has also collaborated with colleagues in public health. He is a qualitative researcher but keen on developing skills in other methodologies. He holds an NRS Career Researcher Fellowship that allows him to focus on research while working clinically. He is currently exploring research related to mental health in the context of emergency departments.

The following people are currently working with us as part of the EBN Editorial Opportunity Programme

Danielle Edge University of Plymouth Plymouth, UK ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0001-9935-6418

Danielle is a registered children's nurse; she has worked across various settings in general paediatrics, critical care areas and education in the NHS, private and overseas healthcare. She is currently working as a lecturer in Child Health Nursing and is a PhD student. Her research interests are the voice of Children and young people in healthcare, pre-registration nurse education and understanding student nurse experience in education. She has recently commenced the editorial development opportunity and looks forward to learning about the roles and processes within an editorial team.

Lizzie Ette University of Hull Kingston-upon-Hull, UK ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-3493-8967
Qualified as an adult nurse in 1991, and as a Registered Health Visitor in 1993 from University of Hull, UK, Lizzie has a Masters in Health Studies (Health Professional Education) and is currently undertaking a research degree (PhD) in Breastfeeding Continuation and the Impact of Settings.  Currently, Lizzie is a full time lecturer in nursing at the University of Hull, with a special interest in promoting health, and preventing ill health. https://www.hull.ac.uk/staff-directory/lizzie-ette
Bernie Keenan  Birmingham City University Birmingham, UK ORCID logo orcid.org/0009-0006-1050-639X
Dr Bernie Keenan is a Senior Lecturer at Birmingham City University. Upon completion of her nurse training Bernie completed a first degree at The London School of Economics & Political Science. In addition to an extensive clinical career as a Clinical Nurse Specialist and Senior Nurse, she completed an MSc in Nursing Studies at Birmingham University, and a PhD in Dementia Studies at Stirling University. She initially held a Lecturer/Practitioner post at University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust & Birmingham City University. In her current position at the University, she has been module leader for the undergraduate Care of the Elderly course and pathway lead for the post-graduate Long Term Conditions course. Bernie has also held the posts of Chair of the West Midlands Institute for Ageing & Health and represented Nursing and PPI on the Birmingham & Black Country Comprehensive Local Research Network. She is also very proud to have been part of the Royal College of Nursing Quality Improvement Network in the West Midlands and the National Council for Women. In addition to her own publications Bernie has also acted as Research Peer reviewer for the Department of Health NIHR, Manuscript Peer reviewer for MK Updates, and Peer reviewer for OU Press.

Publishing Team

Publishing Assistant: Simran Kang Publisher: Alice Shuttleworth Head of Portfolio: Richard Sands