Gregory Bleakley The University of Manchester, UK
Dr Greg Bleakley RN, D.Prof, PGCE, BSc (Hons), DipN, Adv.Cert (Critical Care), RNT, FHEA, started training as an adult nurse during the 1990’s. Clinically, he worked in acute areas of nursing including Critical Care. He has a diploma, bachelor’s degree, and doctorate in nursing. Greg also completed the university advanced certificate in critical care nursing as part of his first degree. In 2007, Greg was appointed as a Band 8a Regional Donor Transplant Co-ordinator / Specialist Nurse - Organ Donation. Greg started his clinically focused doctorate in 2012 whilst working in practice, graduating in 2018 with a thesis entitled “A grounded theory study exploring critical care staff experiences of approaching relatives for organ donation”. Dr. Bleakley commenced in post as a lecturer in adult nursing at the University of Manchester in 2016. He facilitates teaching, learning and assessment of undergraduate and postgraduate students. He holds a postgraduate certificate in education (PGCE), is a registered nurse teacher and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.