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David Foreman

David Foreman

Senior Lecturer

School of Social Sciences


Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing

Career overview

I trained as a nurse in Manchester from 1997-2000, then returned to Nottingham to work in general, vascular and day surgery. I moved to Derby Hospitals in 2005 into a Colorectal Clinical Educator post working with medical students in the clinical setting.

I joined the University of Derby in 2013 as a senior lecturer in adult nursing before moving back to Nottingham to NTU in Sept 2021.

External activity

I am currently an external examiner at Edge Hill University in Orsmkirk for their BSc Perioperative Practice programme, and also at Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen where I am external examiner for CPD


Foreman D (2006) Collaboration in service provision? Why should medical education be any different? Gastrointestinal Nursing, 4(7)

Foreman D (2008) Using technology to overcome some traditional barriers to effective clinical interprofessional learning. Journal of interprofessional care, 209-11, 22(2)

Bhatti I., Jones K., Richardson L., Foreman D. & Lund J. (2009) E-learning vs lecture: which is the best approach to surgical teaching? Colorectal Disease,  459-462, 13(4)

Keogh M., Findlay J. & Foreman D. (2011) ‘near-peer’ assisted learning approach to teaching undergraduate basic surgical skills. International Journal of Clinical Skills, 5(2)

Peacock O., Watts E., Foreman D., Lund J. & Tierney G. (2013) Evaluation of teaching methods for students on hernias: An observational study ANZ Journal of Surgery, 11-14, 83(1-2)

Gopal A., Redman M., Cox D., Foreman D., Elsey E. & Fleming S. (2016) Academic poster design at a national conference: A need for standardised guidance? Clinical Teacher, 1-5

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