Claire Winter

Claire Winter RGN, RSCN, RNT, BEd Hons, MSc

Claire Winter

Claire A Winter

Senior Lecturer, Children’s Nursing

Department of Family Care and Mental Health

Faculty of Education and Health

Claire Winter is a Senior Lecturer for Children's Nursing in the Department of Family Care and Mental Health at the University of Greenwich.

Her clinical background is children's major surgery care, orthopaedics and the development of individuals' practice, continuing this interest as lecturer in this field.

Claire joined the university in 2002 as a senior lecturer, interested in the development and support of individuals, interpretation of child health policies and the child health and welfare agenda.

Her lecturing areas include: academic skills development, mentorship, and preparing final Year 3 students in the role of qualified children's nurse. She is also a Link tutor with Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust, supporting the progress of students and qualified staff.

Posts held previously:

  • 1999-2001, Practice Development Nurse, children's surgical ward, University Hospital Lewisham
    Within acute care, responsible for the development of both individuals and team on surgical ward; part of a group that devised and implemented a clinical supervision strategy on recruitment and management of practitioners returning to practice; participation on other trust wide initiatives
  • Sister in community children's nursing team
  • Senior Lecturer, Children's Nursing, Department of Family Care and Mental Health
  • Lecturer on pre-registration BSc Child Nursing programme
  • Link tutor
Claire's research interests mainly concern development of individuals, mentorship and emotional intelligence competency in the workplace, how we teach and acquire this and its impact and usefulness for all healthcare professionals.

Funded research projects

  • University of Greenwich: part of a team completing longitudinal evaluation of the teaching and learning of care leavers, 2008-10