Ms Susan Perryman

RN Adult. RN Child. SCPHN. BA Hons. MSc. PGCE. NMC Teacher. HEA Fellow

Senior Lecturer


Susan is a Registered Adult and Child Nurse, Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (SCPHN), and former Midwife. She gained extensive clinical experience working in acute healthcare, primarily in Accident and Emergency.  Following completion of the SCPHN course and a PGCE, Susan worked in the community as a Health Visitor and as a Practice Teacher.

As a Health Visitor working with families with young children, Susan developed an interest in perinatal health and early years development.  She trained as a Parenting Facilitator, delivering parenting courses within the community.  Supporting families in diverse and challenging circumstances, Susan extended knowledge and experience of safeguarding and child protection whilst in practice.  She has conducted secondary research into domestic abuse, and her paper on male victims of domestic abuse was published in 2016.

During clinical practice as a Practice Teacher Susan supported pre and post registration nursing students in their practice placements.  She also delivered varied courses and study days within her employing healthcare Trust, contributing to staff learning and development.

Susan joined Bucks New University in December 2016 as a Senior Lecturer and works as part of the Community Health Team within the School of Health Care and Social Work. Susan is Course Lead for BSc (Hons) Public Health, and teaches on community nursing programmes. She enjoys all aspects of teaching and values her continuing links with clinical practice.