Dezita Taylor
Dezita Taylor
Associate professor
Birmingham City University

Dezita is an Associate Professor at Birmingham City University and is currently Head of Department for Pre-Qualifying Healthcare Practice which includes Nursing Associates and Assistant Practitioners. Dezita has worked in healthcare for over 20 years, starting her career as a Nurse Cadet on an apprenticeship scheme to becoming a Registered Operating Department Practitioner. Dezita is a passionate and committed to evolving healthcare knowledge and practices and has gained professional credibility for being a driving force for change within clinical practice and healthcare education. She has held senior roles within the NHS and education and believes that improving access to education as well as creating innovative and inclusive educational experiences is key to achieving our shared goal of developing the current and future healthcare workforce.