Michael Fanner

School: Centre for Health and Social Care Research

Job Title: Researcher - Emergency, Cardiovascular and Critical Care


Location: SG/HW


Michael Fanner joined the Joint Faculty in 2016 as a researcher within the Emergency, Cardiovascular and Critical Care Research Group and supports the work of Professor Tom Quinn and Dr Mary Halter. Michael is starting to develop research grant collaborations with external researchers in pre-hospital care.

Michael is a registered adult nurse and a registered health visitor and is near completion of his PhD research. Michael's PhD research explores a realist social constructionist account of discourse on the professional perceptions of English Child Sexual Exploitation policy architecture in respect of young males.

Michael is an active reviewer for a number of academic journals including: International Emergency Nursing, Health Expectations and the Journal of Health Visiting.

Academic and professional qualifications

  • PgDip, Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting), King's College London
  • BSc(Hons), Nursing Studies with Professional Registration (Adult), King's College London

Professional registration and membership

  • Adult Nurse, Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (Health Visitor), Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • Community Practitioner Nurse Prescriber, Nursing and Midwifery Council

Grants and funding

  • 2018 - 2018
    Kingston University First Grants Scheme. £7107. Perceptions of the professional work of registered paramedics within the English NHS Ambulance Service. A qualitative study.
  • 2017 - 2018
    British Red Cross. £55,040. Exploring and testing the understanding of, and the confidence and willingness to utilise, a lay-responder pathway to head injuries. Halter, M., Fanner, M., Jarman, H, Hilton, A. and Garner, S.
  • 2013 - 2016
    Vice Chancellor PhD Scholarship from the University of Greenwich to cover a three-year stipend and tuition fees