Fiona Heskins

Senior lecturer

Faculty:Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education

Location: Peterborough (Guild House)

Areas of Expertise: Nursing and midwifery

Fiona Heskins is a senior lecturer specialising in acute care nursing, specifically in relation to resuscitation and surgical care.

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Apart from undertaking midwifery training, all of Fiona's clinical career was spent in intensive/coronary care. Her final clinical position was as a clinical nurse specialist. Fiona was involved in commissioning a separate coronary unit and was also was the nurse member of the ethics committee.

Fiona moved into education in 1990 and has worked as a tutor/senior lecturer at Peterborough since then.

Research interests

Critical care


Pre-registration nursing, particularly surgical aspects and resuscitation.


  • MA 1995
  • Cert. Ed 1991
  • ENB 998 1990
  • ENB 920 1981
  • Diploma in Nursing 1985
  • RM 1978 (not live)
  • RN 1976

Selected recent publications

2012. Reviewed Adult Nursing, LeMone and Burke, Pearson.