Edwin Chamanga

School: School of Nursing

Job Title: Senior Lecturer Nursing - Community/Primary Care


Phone: 020 8417 6696

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


Edwin has experience in different nursing roles. From being operation in the front line to senior management at strategic level. He has experience in influencing both operational and strategic objectives, both clinically and academically via evidence based practice. With experience in service review and redesigning patient centred care models. Over the years, collectively with his teams and individual he has won local and national awards on outstanding clinical practice.

He has also published, publications aimed at the readership of front line-patient facing nurses as he strongly value their efforts and he believes they are key to the delivery of improved patient centred care. He has presented at local, national and international conferences.

He has experience in business cases, project management, service scoping, the use of minimum data sets and impact assessments in healthcare.

He is an active member of the QNI and ICCHNR.

Academic and professional qualifications

  • MRes, Clinical Research, City University London
  • PgDip, Social Innovation, Buckinghamshire New University
  • MSc, Skin Integrity Skills and Treatments, University of Hertfordshire
  • BSc(Hons), Primary Care (District Nursing), City University London
  • BSc(Hons), Health Promotion and Public Health, University of West London
  • Dip HE, Adult Nursing, Middlesex University

Professional experience

  • 2014 - 2017
    Specialist Nursing Service Manager, Hounslow and Richmond Community Health Care Trust
  • 2013 - 2014
    Tissue Viability Service Lead, Ipswich Hospital
  • 2008 - 2012
    District Nurse, Tissue Viability Nurse, City and Hackney PCT
  • 2006 - 2008
    Community Nurse, Islington PCT
  • 2004 - 2006
    Community Nurse, Wandsworth PCT

Research interests

Primary care workforce knowledge and skill development,
Primary care workforce recruitment and retention,
Leg ulcer management,
Primary care nursing.

Grants and funding

  • 2017 - 2018
    RCN Foundation Professional Bursary
  • 2017 - 2017
    Sandra Charitable Trust Scholarship
  • 2012 - 2013
    NIHR Research Grant


Number of items: 25.


Chamanga, Edwin Tapiwa (2018) Clinical management of non-healing wounds. Nursing Standard, 32(29), pp. 48-62. ISSN (print) 0029-6570

Chamanga, Edwin and Steven, Jeffrey (2018) Lomatuell Pro contact layer and its role in the wound-healing process. British Journal of Community Nursing, 23(Sup6), S32-S37. ISSN (print) 1462-4753

Chamanga, Edwin Tapiwa (2018) Understanding venous leg ulcers. British Journal of Community Nursing, 23(Sup9), S6-S15. ISSN (print) 1462-4753

Chamanga, Edwin (2017) Wound bed preparation: employing the TIME acronym. Independent Nurse, 2017(7), pp. 27-30. ISSN (print) 1747-9800

Chamanga, Edwin (2017) Identifying and managing chronic oedema. Journal of General Practice Nursing, 3(2), pp. 35-38.

Chamanga, Edwin [Reviewer] (2017) Book Review : Nursing and Healthcare Research at a Glance. Nursing Standard, 31(30), p. 34. ISSN (print) 0029-6570

Chamanga, Edwin (2017) Management of lymphoedema in primary care. Journal of General Practice Nursing, 3(1), pp. 58-61.

Chamanga, Edwin (2016) Managing wound exudate. Independent Nurse, 2016(14), pp. 31-35. ISSN (print) 1747-9800

Chamanga, Edwin (2016) Addressing pressure ulcer issues. Independent Nurse, 2016(11), pp. 28-31. ISSN (print) 1747-9800

Chamanga, Edwin (2016) Wound assessment and treatment in primary care. Independent Nurse, 2016(5), pp. 18-23. ISSN (print) 1747-9800

Chamanga, Edwin and Butcher, Ann (2016) An evaluation of a novel alternating mattress and cushion technology. Nursing and Residential Care, 18(4), pp. 207-213. ISSN (print) 1465-9301

Chamanga, Edwin and Butcher, Ann (2016) An evaluation of a novel alternating mattress and cushion technology. British Journal of Community Nursing, 21(S3), S25-S31. ISSN (print) 1462-4753

Chamanga, Edwin (2016) The use of gauze and drains: negative pressure wound therapy in the community. British Journal of Community Nursing, 21(S6), S6-S8. ISSN (print) 1462-4753

Chamanga, Edwin (2015) Effectively managing wound exudate. British Journal of Community Nursing, 20(S9), S8-S10. ISSN (print) 1462-4753

Chamanga, Edwin Tapiwa, Hughes, Maria, Hilston, Keith, Sparke, Ann and Jandrisits, Johanna M (2015) Chronic wound bed preparation using a cleansing solution. British Journal of Nursing, 24(Sup12), S30-S36. ISSN (print) 0966-0461

Chamanga, Edwin, Christie, Janice and McKeown, Eamonn (2014) Community nurses' experiences of treating patients with leg ulcers. Journal of Community Nursing, 28(6), pp. 27-34. ISSN (print) 0263-4465

Allymamod, Akrum and Chamanga, Edwin T. (2014) The use of a faecal management system in sacral pressure ulcer care. Journal of Community Nursing, 28(2), pp. 29-35. ISSN (print) 0263-4465

Chamanga, Edwin T. (2014) Understanding the impact of leg ulcer bandaging on patient quality of life. Journal of Community Nursing, 28(1), pp. 40-47. ISSN (print) 0263-4465

Chamanga, Edwin (2011) Improving pressure ulcer care. Journal of Community Nursing, 25(4), pp. 16-21. ISSN (print) 0263-4465

Chamanga, E.T. (2010) Combating the spread of tuberculosis within 'hard to reach' groups. Journal of Community Nursing, 24(4), pp. 4-8. ISSN (print) 0263-4465

Chamanga, E.T. (2010) A critical review of the Waterlow tool. Journal of Community Nursing, 24(3), pp. 26-32. ISSN (print) 0263-4465

Chamanga, Edwin Tapiwa (2010) How can community nurses improve quality of life for patients with leg ulcers? Nursing Times, 106(10), pp. 15-17. ISSN (print) 0954-7762

Conference or Workshop Item

Chamanga, Edwin and Irwin, Lillah (2018) Implementation of a wound care mobile app in a community setting. In: Wounds UK Annual Conference; 05-07 Nov 2018, Harrogate, U.K.. (Unpublished)

Chamanga, Edwin (2018) Compression bandaging. In: ESVS 32nd Annual Meeting; 25-28 Sep 2018, Valencia, Spain. (Unpublished)

Chamang, Edwin (2017) Recruitment and retention of frontline nursing staff - a health challenge. In: 7th ICCHNR International Conference : Community Health : Action for Change; 20-22 Sep 2017, Johannesburg, South Africa. (Unpublished)

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