Professor Jackie Stephen-Haynes

Jackie Stephen-Haynes is Professor of the Wound Healing Practice Development Unit at Birmingham City University and an independent Consultant Nurse.

Jackie began her career in the early 1980’s training as a nurse in Worcestershire. Having completed work within orthopaedics in the acute setting she moved to the community setting and spent 20 years as a District Nurse before completing a master’s degree as part of a Strategic Health Authority funded Advanced Nurse Practitioner course. This led to working in roles both within the NHS and academia as a specialist Lecturer Practitioner and later as senior lecturer and Consultant Nurse in Tissue Viability. She developed and led the implementation of BSc and master’s level accredited courses including tissue Viability, Leg ulcer care, Infection control in Tissue Viability, Palliative care in tissue Viability and Pressure ulcer prevention and the implementation of Tissue Viability education for pre-registration. She is currently the course leader for the Masters in Wound Healing and Tissue Repair at Birmingham City University.

Jackie is the Chair of the Wound Care Alliance UK, a UK based charity which has over five thousand members with the remit of providing educational resources to support the delivery of best practices in Tissue Viability, and a partnership with Mark Allen Health care to publish Wound Care quarterly. She is also a member of the editorial boards of Wounds UK, Wound Essentials, British Journal of Nursing: Wound Care and Clinical Nursing Studies, Sciedu press and a reviewer for Journal of Education, Sciedu press Wound care.

Jackie is committed to education and its impact on delivery of care and quality improvements to patients and services. She has presented nationally and internationally and has received seven national awards in wound care, chronic wounds, compression chronic oedema and pressure ulceration, including British Journal of Nursing Tissue Viability Nurse of the year.