• Team

Donna Simmonds MA(Ed) - Team Leader

Donna has a background in paediatric nursing and 30 years of experience in teaching further and higher education, including 7 years as an Ofsted Inspector for Further Education and Skills.

Joy Palmer Registered Midwife (RM) MSc Contemporary Health and Social Policy

Joy has been a practising midwife for over 25 years in both hospitals and the community, she has experience as a Ward Manager/Senior Midwife and as a Pharmacy Dispensary Manager in busy London hospitals. She is also very experienced at teaching and mentoring student nurses and midwives and teaching in further and higher education.

Sarah Kenny BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences

Sarah has over 12 years of experience teaching and quality assuring Biological Sciences in further and higher education. She is experienced at teaching English as a foreign language and speaks 4 languages. She is a member of Mensa and a member of the Royal Society of Biology.

Lisa Ross BSc (Hons) Sports Rehabilitation

Lisa has many years of experience as a Rehabilitation Therapist and over 10 years of experience teaching Health and Social Care in both secondary and further education. She is also an experienced examiner for OCR and Edexcel.

Dean Harvey

Dean joins the team to deliver Cultural Competence, his specialisms include Race Equality and Cultural Capability, Hate Crime and Hate Incident Awareness,  Impacts of racism on mental health, Equality, Diversity and Human Rights