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Anneyce Knight

  • Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing
  • Bournemouth House B211, 19 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, BH1 3LH
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Anneyce Knight is currently the Associate Dean for Global Engagement (Interim) for the Faculty of Health and Social Sciences. Since working in Higher Education, she has held a number of positions including the European Lead and Erasmus Co-ordinator for the School of Health and Social Care when she worked at the University of Greenwich, London.

She has a substantial clinical background in nursing, having worked in a variety of roles in the NHS, private and voluntary sector before moving into Higher Education in 2000. She is passionate about the need for compassionate care, thereby enhancing the quality of patient care, particularly at end-of-life. Her primary research interests focus on Public Health and Wellbeing. She has published and presented on a variety of public health and wellbeing issues, both nationally and internationally, and has the opportunity to be a visiting lecturer at several international universities.

She is delighted to continue to use her broad wealth of knowledge and experience here at BU to inspire students and inform the student experience, in particular enabling students to achieve a global outlook.



Journal Articles


  • Knight, A., Benbow, W., Jordan, G. and White, S., 2019. A Handbook for Student Nurses: introducing key issues relevant for practice. Lantern Publishing.
  • Knight, A., La Placa, V. and McNaught, A., 2014. Wellbeing: Policy and Practice. Lantern Publishing.
  • Knight, A. and McNaught, A., 2011. Understanding Wellbeing An Introduction for Students and Practitioners of Health and Social Care. Lantern Publications.


  • Knight, A., 2021. Public Health and Health Promotion. In: Davison, N., Bedson, L. and Matthews, D., eds. Handbook for Trainee Nursing Associates. Lantern Publishing.
  • Knight, A. and Mehmet, N., 2021. Values and Ethics. In: Davison, N., Bedson, L. and Matthews, D., eds. Handbook for Trainee Nursing Associates. Lantern Publishing.
  • Knight, A., 2021. A History of Nurse Education. In: Hall, C., Gobbi, M., Whitcomb, K. and Yoder-Wise, P., eds. The Sage Handbook of Nurse Education. Sage.
  • Knight, A., 2020. Building a Healthy Public Policy. In: Bennett, C. and Lillyman, S., eds. Promoting Health and Wellbeing for Nursing and Healthcare Students. Lantern Publishing.
  • Knight, A., 2019. Public health and promoting health and wellbeing. A Handbook for Student Nurses; Introducing key issues relevant to practice. Lantern Publishing.
  • Stachurová, D., Dobríková, P. and Knight, A., 2015. Ethical aspects of the care of hospitalized dying patients. Paliatívna medicína a liečba bolesti. Solen Medical Education.
  • Knight, A., La Placa, V. and Schofield, P., 2014. The Wellbeing of Older People. Wellbeing: Policy and Practice. Lantern Publishing.
  • La Placa, V. and Knight, A., 2014. Wellbeing: A New Policy Phenomenon. Wellbeing: Policy and Practice. Lantern Publishing.
  • Knight, A., Stewart, J., Rhoden, M., Mehmet, N. and Baxter, L., 2014. Blue Space and Wellbeing. Wellbeing: Policy and Practice. Lantern Publishing.
  • Knight, A. and Stewart, J., 2013. Long Term Care of the Elderly: a policy perspective (UK). Long Term Care of the Elderly. University of Paudabice.
  • Stewart, J., Rhoden, M., Knight, A., Mehmet, N. and Baxter, L., 2013. Margate’s private rented sector: delivering housing enforcement and family support in a seaside town. Effective Strategies and Interventions; environmental health and the private housing sector. CIEH and University of Greenwich.
  • Knight, A. and Khan, Q., 2011. Spirituality and Wellbeing. Understanding Wellbeing: an introduction for students and practitioners of health, social care and wellbeing. Reflect Press.
  • Beaven-Mark, K., Goddard, B. and Knight, A., 2011. Wellbeing and the Workplace. Understanding Wellbeing: an introduction for students and practitioners of health, social care and wellbeing.. Reflect Press.
  • Knight, A., 2009. Poverty, Inequality and Social Exclusion. Professional Practice in Public Health. Reflect Press.


PhD Students

  • Kate Beaven-Mark, 2013. Influence or Ignorance: An Analysis of the Influence of the Hypnotherapy National Occupational Standards on Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy Teaching and Learning, and Professionalism in the UK.

Invited Lectures

  • he NHS and Nursing in the UK, Catholic University, Lille, France, 28 May 2018 more
  • The NHS and Nursing, Catholic University, Lille, France, 15 May 2017 more
  • UniversitéCatholique de Lille, France, 15 Jun 2015 more
  • 24 Apr 2014 more
  • 20The Health and Wellbeing of Young people in the UK. Université Catholique de Lille, France
  • Health Policy and the NHS in the UK. University of Baskent, Ankara, Turkey
  • Nursing; Evidence-Based Practice; Leadership: the UK perspective. College of Nursing, Jesenice, Slovenia
  • Wellbeing. Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium

External Responsibilities

  • FINE UK, Minute Secretary
  • Royal College of Nursing, Member of International External Reference Group

Internal Responsibilities

  • Academic Advisor, Adult Nursing
  • Programme Lead, Return to Nursing Practice
  • Global Engagement Lead, Department of Nursing and Clinical Sciences, Global Engagement

Conference Presentations

  • Wessex Public Health Conference 2020, The future nursing workforce: their health and wellbeing., 25 Mar 2020, St Mary’s Stadium, Southampton, UK
  • Humanising Care, Health and Wellbeing Conference 2019, Promoting Wellbeing: the effect of canistherapy on Homeless People, 13 Jun 2019, Bournemouth University
  • 17th International Congress on Public and Nonprofit Marketing, The economic wellbeing of older people, 06 Sep 2018, Bournemouth University, UK
  • STTI 4th Biennial European Conference, Pain in Older People: the importance of education to inform nurses' clinical assessment of pain, 04 Jun 2018, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge
  • Wessex Public health Conference - making the Case for Investment in Prevention, A local initiative to promote the initiation of health conversation skills in student nurses, 22 Mar 2018, Soutrhampton University
  • Partners in Practice: Nurses Working Together Through Change RCN Education Forum Conference and Exhibition 2018, Assistant Practitioners: understanding and using students’ experience of undertaking a Foundation Degree to improve the learning experience for students, 20 Mar 2018, Newcastle Civic Centre, UK
  • Humanising Care, Health and Wellbeing, Promoting compassionate care: UK and Czech Republic educational case studies, 29 Jun 2017, Bournemouth University
  • Oncology Conference, Complementary Medicine and Cancer and Palliative Care: a UK perspective, 16 Oct 2015, Hotel Termal Vyhne,Slovakia
  • FINE EU Xth International Conference, Assistant Practitioners: shaping the future workforce or changing nurses’ roles?, 24 Sep 2015, Faculty of Medicine, University of Lorraine, Nancy, France
  • 1st International Conference: Quality and Perspectives, Wellbeing Policy and Practice, 23 Apr 2015, University of Paudabice, Czech Republic
  • Healthy Communities; transforming lives through innovation, collaboration and participation conference., Using student experience cases to improve the learning experience of student nurses, 20 Mar 2015, Southampton Solent University, Southampton UK.
  • FINE EU Xth International Conference, International Collaboration: Palliative Care Education, 24 Sep 2014, Faculty of Medicine, University of Lorraine, Nancy, France
  • FINE EU Xth International Conference, European Collaboration: a transferable educational model to develop Compassionate Care., 24 Sep 2014, Faculty of Medicine, University of Lorraine, Nancy, France
  • NETNEP 2014, Reflective practice and its use in nursing education - the transformation of the traditional educational approach in the Czech Republic’, 23 Jun 2014, NH Conference Centre, Leeuwenhorst, Netherlands

Consultancy Activities

  • Compassionate Care in Critical Care, Curriculum. University of Masaryk, Brno, Czech Republic.
  • 7th International Conference of Hospice and Palliative Care, Trnava, Slovakia., Conference proceedings. EAPC


  • Nurse Teacher in Adult Nursing (Nursing and Midwifery Council, 2010)
  • MSc in Interprofessional Health and Social Care (Canterbury Christchurch University, 2005)
  • PGCE in Education (University of Greenwich, 1999)
  • BA(hons) in Literature and History (University of Greenwich, 1996)
  • Registered Midwife in Midwifery (UKCC, 1985)
  • Registered Nurse in Nursing (General Nursing Council, 1982)


  • BSCH, Member,
  • CHNC, Member,
  • Higher Education Academy, Senior Fellow,
  • Royal College of Nursing, Member,
  • Royal Society of Arts, Fellow,


  • RCN Pain and Palliative Care Forum RCN Education Forum FINE UK
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