Kevin Crimmons

Head, Department of Adult Nursing

School of Nursing and Midwifery
0121 202 4575

Kevin joined the Army at 16, and stayed for 30 years, during which time he gained Registered Nurse qualification, and specialised in burns and critical care. He was involved in every military operation from a medical provision stance from the Falklands conflict to the recent conflicts.

In his later career he was appointed the Specialist Nurse Advisor for Burn Care to the Army, responsible for the strategic provision of Burn Care to troops on Operations. Kevin moved to Birmingham in 2001 and helped facilitate the integration of the Critical care component of the now Royal Centre for Defence Medicine into University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, during which time he worked in a variety of Critical care settings within QE Hospital and Selly Oak Hospital. Kevin left the Army at the rank of Major in 2009 to further pursue his passion for educating future generations of nurses.

Kevin joined Birmingham City University in 2009, and after a time as a Senior Lecturer specialising in Critical Care and Evidence Based Practice was appointed Head of the Department of Adult Nursing in 2013. The University is one of the largest providers of nurses to the NHS, and is commissioned to educate over 400 adult nurses per year.

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