Adele Clifford

Adele qualified as a Paediatric Nurse in 2011 and has worked in various paediatric settings including emergency care, high dependency and neonatal intensive care, gaining a wide range of clinical and leadership skills. She has worked as a resuscitation and simulation trainer, teaching nationally accredited resuscitation courses for both adult and paediatric resuscitation and developed a love of education within this role.

Adele has gained her PgCert in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education in 2023 and is very passionate about pastoral support and supporting student nurses to reach their full potential. She currently teaches on NUR5079- Complex Care 2 within the Future Nurse curriculum.

Adele graduated from The University of Nottingham in 2011 with a Diploma in Paediatric Nursing and worked as a registered Paediatric nurse in a range of clinical environments including the Paediatric Emergency Department, Neonatal Intensive Care, Paediatric High Dependency Unit and Paediatric Medical and Surgical wards. Adele gained a wide range of clinical and leadership skills, as well as gaining a certificate in Mentorship in Nursing in 2017. Adele mentored undergraduate students within Paediatric Nursing and developed a passion for facilitating education and providing pastoral support to student nurses.

In 2019, Adele attended the Advanced Paediatric Life Support course, gained further knowledge and skills in advanced Paediatric resuscitation and was nominated to become an instructor for this course. She then went on to gain instructor status and became a Resuscitation and Simulation Trainer in 2020 educating undergraduate medical students and postgraduate healthcare staff on nationally accredited Resuscitation courses, teaching a variety of clinical skills including intravenous fluid administration and nasogastric tube insertion and facilitating both high and low fidelity simulations.

In 2021, Adele studied part-time and converted her Diploma in Nursing to a BSc (Hons) in Nursing Studies and achieved a first degree, she also achieved her PG cert in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education in 2023.
Adele has developed a keen interest in Nurse Education and Pastoral Support for students and aims to support every student in achieving their potential in their future career as a nurse.

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