Elsevier Clinical Skills are regularly reviewed by leading academics and nursing professionals. We are especially grateful to the following people whose time, support, expertise, and enthusiasm helps us provide high-quality content to students and lecturers across the UK and Ireland.


Ann Sunderland – Editor in Chief of Elsevier Clinical Skills, 2023

Ann qualified as a registered nurse in 1986 and was one of the first nurse practitioners in the Yorkshire and Humber region. She moved into full-time academia in 2006, and in 2011 she was instrumental in designing the clinical skills and simulation suite at Leeds Beckett University and developed a special interest in simulation-based education. Her experience includes work as an OSCE Examiner for the Royal College of Physicians and as Co-chair of Yorkshire and Humber Clinical Skills and Simulation Network.


Hilary Gupte – Editorial Board, 2023

Hilary is the Simulation and Skills Development Lead at Leeds Teaching Hospital. With a background in critical care nursing and coronary care, she has vast experience both in practice and in education.


Andy Martin – Editorial Board, 2023

Andy is a Principal Lecturer in Advancing Practice at Sheffield Hallam University, with extensive experience in teaching, research, and practice of clinical skills.


Contributing Authors

We would like to acknowledge the dedication and hard work of all our contributing authors including:

Abbey Holden
Alison Smart
Angie Banks
Barry Hill
Betty Scholes
Byki Huntjens
Catherine Johnson
Chiara Baiocchi
Desmond Cawley
Eleanor Hollywood
Ellie Taylor
Emily Singleton (Hemmings)
Emma Dillon
Fiona Meth
Helen Deans
James Mulkerins
Janet Hunter
Jennifer Hall
Karen Harrison-Dening
Karen Rawlings-Anderson
Kate Olson
Katie Lambert
Katy Elliott
Katy Powis
Madhini Sivasubramanian
Marsh Gelbart
Megan Cook
Neil Bloxham
Nutmeg Hallett
Patricia Cronin
Samantha Scott
Sean Morton
Sue Faulds
Sue Rourke
Suzanne Monks
Tim Adams
Victoria Anderson

We also thank Maggie Nicol, whose work was very valuable during the development of Elsevier Clinical Skills.

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