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Meet the Team

David Smith 

Forum Chair


Professional Lead: Anna Crossley

Justin Walford

Senior Charge Nurse, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust

Justin has been a qualified Nurse for about 20 years who started as a newly qualified nurse in acute medicine. While travelling around Australia, Justin worked in several different A&E’s then returned home to a district general hospital close to where he lives and worked as an emergency nurse working his way up to a senior charge nurse. Justin undertook his degree in emergency nursing while working there.

Justin then went on to work as a matron in ED, AMU & Trauma before returning to the Emergency department as a senior charge nurse. He now works in a Major trauma centre in a joint role as a Senior Charge nurse and a Practice Educator, and is undertaking a M.Sc in advanced Practice.

Sara Morgan

Nurse lecturer, University of South Wales

Sara has 16 years Emergency care experience, Working within the Emergency Unit at the University Hospital of wales. Here Sara progress from a junior staff nurse to a team leader. Whilst working in Cardiff She undertook her MSc in Advanced nursing Practice and was instrumental in setting up and developing the ANP service within Cardiff and Vale UHB. Her last clinical post was as an Advanced Nurse practitioner in ED.  Sara now works as a Senior Lecturer in Advanced Practice at the University of South Wales. 

In 2015 Sara moved to the University of South Wales to work as a senior lecturer in Advanced Nursing practice and teaches on an extremely successful MSc programme. Sara works in both pre, post registration Nurse Education at the University, and has a specialist interest in developing Emergency care skills through simulation. She was recently part of a team who developed a multi professional Blue Light simulation event for a cohort of pre registration Nursing and Gwent police probationer students. This event focused of collaborative working and emergency preparedness.  
Sara is still passionate about Emergency care and the development of future Emergency Care nurses

Jamie Cocksedge

Committee Member

Candice Brazier

Senior Sister Emergency Care Milton Keynes University Hospital

Candice has been a qualified Nurse since 2006. She has always worked within Emergency Care, working within three difference Emergency Departments and two different Urgent Care settings. She built on her Diploma in Adult Nursing to a Degree in Emergency Care. She then progressed onto Masters level study to obtain the qualifications necessary to practice as an Emergency Nurse Practitioner, including non-medical prescribing. Candice has worked for Milton Keynes University Hospital since 2015 and is now responsible for the Emergency Care departments practice Development as well as being a member of the hospitals Rapid Response Service. 

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