Julie Lyons

Julie has worked within the NHS as a registered nurse for thirty years. During this time she has accrued a number of qualifications and a breadth of experience, with much of her time spent working within the Accident and Emergency environment. She currently manages the Resuscitation and Clinical Education Service based at Warwick Hospital, leading in the provision and delivery of clinical skills training, through simulated learning opportunities for nursing and medical staff, both at undergraduate and graduate level.

Julie’s responsibilities also include the coordination and delivery of a number of national resuscitation courses at local level as an approved Resuscitation Council U.K. Course Director. Julie also holds a post as Associate Clinical Teacher in Education and Development for the MB ChB Team at Warwick Medical School.

Nigel Whatmore

Nigel is a Statutory and Mandatory Trainer for South Warwickshire Foundation Trust, teaching staff Basic Life Support Skills, Moving and Handling (People and Non-People) , Conflict Management and Safeguarding Adults. Nigel is also a Home Office Facilitator for Prevent (Counter Terrorism).

Nigel has been a Responder and Trainer with West Midlands Ambulance Service and a Heart Start Trainer for the British Heart Foundation for many years and he was also a Responder and Trainer for Central Rescue UK, a Water Search and rescue group based in the Midlands who respond for DEFRA and the Fire Service for Flood and Water Rescue Nationally.

Bronwen Spraggett - Clinical Skills Trainer, Immunisation and Vaccinations

Bronwen qualified as a Registered General Nurse in 1984 and as a District Nurse in 1987. Following an extensive period of being a practising nurse, Bronwen was appointed as the Primary Care Lead Nurse for South Warwickshire Primary Care Trust in 2005 and then in 2007 she took on the role of Immunisation Coordinator and Primary Care Lead for cervical screening.

Bronwen is qualified to teach adults and as part of her Immunisation and Screening role has delivered a successful training programme across a variety of settings to immunisers and cervical sample takers. Bronwen has also worked as the Warwickshire Facilitator for the British Heart Foundation, teaching the course 'Heart Save' and coordinated the training of over 100 nurses on this course alone. It is with this experience that Bronwen has designed practical courses specifically tailored to the needs of GP practices.