Rebecca Smith

Lecturer Practitioner

Faculty:Faculty of Health, Medicine and Social Care

School:School of Nursing and Midwifery

Location: Chelmsford

Rebecca is a registered children’s nurse with acute and community experience, specialising in respiratory nursing.

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Rebecca qualified as a Children’s Nurse in 2014 and initially worked on a Cardio-Respiratory ward and High Dependency Unit. She went on to specialise as a Respiratory Clinical Nurse Specialist, specifically caring for children with tracheostomies and those requiring home oxygen. Rebecca then went on to further specialise in the respiratory field as a Cystic Fibrosis Clinical Nurse Specialist.

Rebecca has most recently been working as a Children’s Community Nurse and Team Leader, utilising and expanding her clinical skills and knowledge in the community setting. She continues to work as a Children’s Community Nurse alongside her role as a Lecturer Practitioner.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Children's nursing


  • BA (Hons) Nursing Studies (Child Branch) – Sheffield Hallam University

Memberships, editorial boards

  • Nursing and Midwifery Council – Registered Nurse (Child)
  • Royal College of Nursing