Ms Mary Brady

School: Nursing

Job Title: Senior Lecturer


Phone: 020 8417 5709

Location: Kingston Hill room 6117


Mary qualified as a registered general nurse in 1982 and as a registered sick children's nurse in 1984. She has qualifications in teaching and assessing (PGCHE, ENB 998), the care of children who require intensive care (ENB 415) and patients who have HIV (ENB 934).

Mary's career in practice has spanned roles in a coronary care unit, general medical and surgical ward and regional surgical unit for 0-1 year olds, a children's cardiac intensive care unit, regional neonatal unit and a general children's ward for 0-18 year olds.

Mary has taught a variety of pre and post-registration nursing, midwifery and paramedic students at Kingston and St George's. During this time, Mary has been the module leader for several modules and is currently the module leader for two pre-registration modules.

Mary reviews potential research papers for the Journal of Clinical Nursing, the Journal of Nursing Ethics and is an external examiner at Huddersfield University.

Academic and professional qualifications

  • Senior Fellowship, Higher Education Academy
  • Fellowship, Higher Education Academy
  • Emergency Paediatric Life Support
  • MSc, Health Sciences
  • PgCert, Learning and Teaching in Higher Education
  • City & Guilds 730
  • ENB 934 (HIV & AIDS)
  • Health & Safety Course
  • Paediatric Advanced Life Support
  • BSc. (Hons.) , Health Studies, IANE Manchester University
  • ENB 870 (Research)
  • Certificate in Heath Service Management
  • ENB 415 (Paediatric Intensive Care)
  • ENB 998
  • Registered Sick Children's Nurse
  • Registered General Nurse

Professional experience

  • 2016 - present
    Assessments Tutor, Kingston university
  • 2008 - present
    Field Lead Child nursing,
  • 2004 - present
    Senior Lecturer (Child Branch Team),, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, Kingston University and St George's, University of London
  • 2013 - 2016
    Co Chair Academic Misconduct panel, Kingston University
  • 2000 - 2004
    Senior Sister (Grade G), General Children's Ward, Queen Mary's Hospital for Children, Epsom & St Helier NHS Trust,
  • 1996 - 2000
    Ward Manager (Grade H), General Children's Ward, Queen Mary's Hospital for Children, Epsom & St Helier NHS Trust,
  • 1991 - 1996
    Surgical Sister (Grade G), Neonatal Unit, St George's Hospital,
  • 1990 - 1991
    Staff Nurse (Grade F), Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street,
  • 1989 - 1989
    Staff Nurse (Grade F) Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street,
  • 1986 - 1989
    Sister (Grade G), Neonatal & Infant Surgical Ward, Children's Hospital, Birmingham,
  • 1985 - 1986
    Staff Nurse, Neonatal & Infant Surgical Ward, Children's Hospital, Birmingham,
  • 1984 - 1985
    Staff Nurse, Paediatric Ward (0-1 years), Manor Hospital ,
  • 1982 - 1983
    Staff Nurse, Coronary Care Unit, Good Hope General Hospital,

Professional registration and membership

  • Senior fellow, HEA
  • Fellow, Higher Education Academy
  • Member, RCN
  • Member of Children and Young People's professional interest Forum, RCN

Research interests

Concept of the 'good nurse' Preparation for practice for pre-registration nurse students

Grants and funding

  • 2014
    Small research project: Children's nursing students preparation for placement


Reviewer: Journal of Clinical Nursing
Reviewer: Journal of Nursing Ethics
External Examiner: Huddersfield University
RCN Consultancy re medicine management


Number of items: 5.


Brady, Mary (2009) Hospitalized children's views of the good nurse. Nursing Ethics, 16(5), pp. 543-560. ISSN (print) 0969-7330

Book Section

Brady, Mary (2015) Homeostasis. In: Peate, Ian and Gormley-Fleming, Elizabeth, (eds.) Fundamentals of children's anatomy and physiology: a textbook for nursing and healthcare students. Chichester, U.K. : Wiley. pp. 17-39. (Fundamentals) ISBN 9781118625057

Davenport, Maggie, Brady, Mary, Smith, Penny and Keen, Martyn (2012) Choosing the right field of nursing. In: Elcock, Karen, (ed.) Getting into nursing. London, U.K. : Sage. pp. 48-60. (Transforming Nursing Practice) ISBN 9780857258953

Conference or Workshop Item

Brady, M, Price, J, Finnerty, G and Bolland, R (2015) A multitude of fears coupled with excitement – children’s nursing students feelings prior to their first practice placement. In: Developing Health Educators for the Future: A Multiprofessional Education Conference for London and the South East; 07 Jul 2015, London, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Brady, Mary, Price, Jayne, Bolland, Rachael and Finnerty, Gina (2015) ‘A multitude of fears coupled with excitement’. Children’s nursing students’ experiences of their first practice placement. In: LAMP Mentor Conference: The Role of the Mentor in Supporting the Newly Qualified Nurse; 04 Dec 2015, London, U.K.. (Unpublished)

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