Matthew Hartwell

Matthew Hartwell

  • 01202 967286
  • mhartwell at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Senior Lecturer Nursing (Adult Nursing)
  • Bournemouth House B215, 19 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, BH1 3LH
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Matthew Hartwell is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Health and Social Science at Bournemouth University. I have extensive experience in nursing and nurse education.

the majority of my teaching is post registration where I am the programme lead for Independent and Supplementary Prescribing. I also practice and an Advanced prescribing Practitioner in the out of hours service at Bournemouth Hospital. this allows me to keep myself updated and to provide credible and practice focused teaching.

I also teach on the undergraduate programme Anatomy and Physiology through the lifespan and Complex conditions. my work in practice allows to me provide up to date clinical experience to reinforce my teaching .

My interests lie in advance practice and medical law and ethics since undertaking my masters in medical law in 2011.


Although currently I am not undertaking research my interests are in advance practice particularly prescribing and the medico legal issues surrounding this.

I am currently writing submission s for nurse prescribing and intend to look at the experiences of nurse prescribers in the future.

Journal Articles

Profile of Teaching PG

  • Nurse Independent Prescribing
  • Indpendent and Supplementary Prescribing
  • V100 Community Practioner Prescribing

Profile of Teaching UG

  • Anatomy and Physiology Yrs 1-3
  • Foundations of Anatomy and Physiology
  • Managing Complex Conditions

External Responsibilities

  • University of Bolton, External Examiner Prescribing (2019-2023)
  • City university, External examiner (2016-)
  • Salford university, External examiner (2016-2020)

Internal Responsibilities

  • Quality Assurance, QAEG


  • Post graduate Certificate In Education in Education (University Of Wales, 2001)
  • BSc (Hons) in Clinical Nursing (Bournemouth University, 1996)
  • 40 Credits Level 6 in Health and Physical Assessment (Bournemouth University, 2006)
  • MA in Medical Law (University of Wales(Swansea), 2005)
  • 40 Credits in Independant and Supplemntary Prescribing (Bournemouth University / NMC, 2009)
  • PGDIp in Medical Research (University of Bath, 2014)


  • Ma Medical Law and Ethics (University of Wales, 2005)
  • Advaned Health and Physical assessment (Bournemouth University, 2007)
  • Nurse Independent Prescribing (Bournemouth University, 2009)
  • PGCE Education (Cardiff University, 2001)


  • Hea, Fellow (2006-),
  • Higher Education Academy, Senior Fellow (2018-),
  • NMC, Member (1986-),
  • Royal College of Nursing, Member (2001-),
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