Sheryl King

Lecturer in Learning Disability Nursing

School of Nursing and Midwifery

Sheryl has worked as a Registered LD Nurse for the past 33 years, having retired in October 2020 to start a new career at BCU. Post qualifying, she worked in a number of inpatient and residential settings. However, her career has predominantly been spent supporting adults and children with Learning Disabilities in the community in a variety of locations around the West Midlands. Her roles have included Community Nursing within a multi-disciplinary team, Community Team Worker at Acorns Children’s Hospice, Special School Nursing and Community LD Nurse in a Child & Adolescent Mental Health Team.

Sheryl has studied over the years at BCU and in addition to her Registered Nurse qualification she has achieved her BSc in Community Health Nursing and a Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Studies. In conjunction with her lecturer role, she is also Deputy Admissions Tutor for the Learning Disability Nursing Course.

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