Ms Francina Hyatt

School: Nursing

Job Title: Senior Lecturer


Phone: 0208 417 5727

Location: Kingston Hill Campus, Kingston University, Kingston Upon Thames, KT2 7LB


Francina was inspired to train as a nurse when working as a healthcare assistant at the Princess Alice Hospice, and became a qualified nurse in 1989. Her clinical experience includes roles in A&E, community nursing, practice nursing and walk-in centres.

Francina is an experienced lecturer having worked as a clinical nurse trainer for 11 years. She currently teaches and assesses student nurses, post-registration nurses and healthcare support workers, and has a particular passion for training healthcare assistants.

She leads on the development of study days and short courses aimed at bands 1-4 healthcare support workers and is actively involved in promoting the university as a provider of education for this staff group, networking locally and nationally with colleagues in those professions.

Francina also currently works as a nurse practitioner/non-medical prescriber in a general practice, undertaking all aspects of practice nursing and nurse practitioner work, and referring patients to other healthcare professionals/services when required.

Academic and professional qualifications

  • PgCert, , Kingston University
  • BSc(Hons), Healthcare Practice
  • NVQ, Assessor D32/33
  • Diploma , Asthma
  • Diploma, Higher education nursing studies
  • Family Planning cert

Professional experience

  • 2010 - 2013
    Guest lecturer for Practitioner Development Uk and Kingston University of London Faculty of Health and Social Care and Education-Design and lecture on HCA immunisation courses, practice nurse training,
  • 2002 - 2013
    Band 7 Clinical Nurse Trainer/Nurse Practitioner NHS Croydon -Working in a dynamic workforce development team writing and teaching training courses for health care assistants (HCAs), community and practice nurses and providing ongoing expert clinical leadership and support within the workplace. ,
  • 2002 - 2013
    Undertaking practice nurse and nurse practitioner in primary care ,
  • 2000 - 2002
    G Grade Out of hours emergency service,
  • 1997 - 2002
    G Grade Specialist Practitioner Practice Nurse Undertaking all aspects of practice nursing, including family planning, diabetes, asthma, travel health, cytology and child immunisation, telephone triage and minor injuries. ,
  • 1995 - 1997
    Community Nurse E Grade,
  • 1994 - 1995
    Staff Nurse E Grade Accident and Emergency,
  • 1992 - 1994
    Staff Nurse D Grade Acciden and Emergency,
  • 1992 - 1994
    Bank Staff Nurse, Princess Alice Hospice
  • 1992 - 1992
    Staff Nurse D Grade sugical ward,

Professional registration and membership

  • Registered General Nurse, Nursing & Midwifery Council
  • Nurse Independent Supplementary Prescriber, Nursing & Midwifery Council
  • Teacher, Nursing & Midwifery Council
  • Member, Royal College of Nursing

Research interests

The clinical and physical assessment skills of mental health nurses.


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Kayyali, Reem, Harrap, Nicola, Albayaty, Aiden, Savickas, Vilius, Hammell, James, Hyatt, Francina, Elliott, Karen and Richardson, Sally (2019) Simulation in pharmacy education to enhance interprofessional education (IPE). International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, ISSN (print) 0961-7671 (Epub Ahead of Print)

Hyatt, Francina and Firth, Terry (2014) Moving on up: the HCA workforce development escalator at Kingston University. British Journal of Healthcare Assistants, 8(12), pp. 583-585. ISSN (print) 1753-1586


Barrett, Janice [Contributor], Bass, Helen [Contributor], Benson, Helen [Contributor], Bissett, Louise [Contributor], Bloomfield, Linda [Contributor], Brady, Grainne [Contributor], Bull, Joanne [Contributor], Bultitude, Nicholas [Contributor], Carruthers, Maureen [Contributor], Chapman, Suzanne [Contributor], Clark, Lydia [Contributor], Connolly, Michael [Contributor], Cooper, Jill [Contributor], Davies, Michelle [Contributor], Dimech, Andrew [Contributor], Dougherty, Lisa [Contributor], Fernandes, Andreia [Contributor], Forsythe, Cathryn [Contributor], Giles, Sharon [Contributor], Goatley, Rosie [Contributor], Gunning, Amanda [Contributor], Hackman, Diz [Contributor], Hammond, Ruth [Contributor], Hansford, Michael [Contributor], Hayman, Zoe [Contributor], Hunter, Nikki [Contributor], Jones, Kate [Contributor], Knox, Jon M. [Contributor], Lister, Sara [Contributor], Mackenzie, Jennifer [Contributor], Malhotra, Katharine [Contributor], Martin, Rebecca [Contributor], McClaren, Nuala [Contributor], McHugh, Hayley [Contributor], McSporran, Wendy [Contributor], McWhirter, Anita [Contributor], Mears, Dee [Contributor], Moore, Carolyn [Contributor], Nightingale, Philipa [Contributor], Nowell, Claire [Contributor], Perrie, Luke [Contributor], Pollock, Scott [Contributor], Renouf, Tessa [Contributor], Roe, Justin [Contributor], Roskelly, Lara [Contributor], Schmitt, Janet [Contributor], Schorstein, Richard [Contributor], Shaw, Clare [Contributor], Soanes, Louise [Contributor], Spurgeon, Heather [Contributor], Stevens, Anna-Marie [Contributor], Tinne, Nicola [Contributor], Towers, Richard [Contributor], Tuddenham, Simon [Contributor], Urbina, Vanessa Franklin [Contributor], Vyoral, Susan [Contributor], Ward, Victoria [Contributor], Wearing, Paul [Contributor], West-Oram, Alexandra [Contributor], Wilson, Catherine [Contributor], Witt, Barbara [Contributor], Wooton, Luv [Contributor], Worley, Lynn [Contributor], Chia, Cathy [Contributor], Elliott, Karen [Contributor], Firth, Terry [Contributor], Hathiramani, Suchita [Contributor], Hyatt, Francina [Contributor], Low, Jo [Contributor], Marshall, Tracey [Contributor], Pearse, Barry [Contributor], Ridgers, Hazel [Contributor], Rush, Susan [Contributor], Spalton, Annie [Contributor], Tibbles, Anne [Contributor], Dougherty, Lisa [Editor], Lister, Sara [Editor] and West-Oram, Alexandra [Editor] (2015) The Royal Marsden manual of clinical nursing procedures: student edition. 9th ed. Chichester, U.K. : Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust / John Wiley & Sons. 815p. ISBN 9781118746677

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