Helen Aldridge

Helen Aldridge

  • 01202 961016
  • haldridge at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Lecturer in Adult Nursing
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Helen Aldridge is a lecturer for the undergraduate programme in the Department of Nursing Science, joining the team in August 2022. A Registered Nurse with extensive clinical experience in critical care, spinal cord injury and spinal surgery. She has worked in and been the lead for critical care units and critical care outreach teams and worked as a nurse practitioner in spinal cord injuries and nurse specialist in spinal surgery. She has developed new services and worked collaboratively at regional and national levels and worked in both the NHS and independent sector.

Helen has a special interest in clinical leadership, care of the individual with complex health care needs and the care of the deteriorating patient. She has been a visiting lecturer on the critical care courses at Bournemouth and Brighton universities and continues to teach on the Acute Illness Management (AIM©) course.

In response to covid-19, Helen was part of the Nightingale London faculty, teaching those in preparation for working in a unique critical care environment.

Journal Articles

  • Lowe, F., Fulbrook, P., Aldridge, H., Fox, S. and Gillard, J., 2001. Weaning from ventilation: a nurse-led protocol. Connect the world of critical care, 1 (4), 124-133.

Invited Lectures

  • Moral Courage, Edinburgh, 16 Sep 2019 more


  • British Association of Critical Care Nurses (BACCN), Member (1997-),
  • MASCIP, Member,
  • Nursing and Midwifery Council, Member,
  • Royal College of Nursing, Member,