Mary Edmonds
Mary Edmonds
Director of practice
Anglia Ruskin University

Mary started her nursing career in 1986 and specialised in cardiac nursing, moving into higher education in 2003. She has a wealth of experience teaching pre-registration students. As Director of Practice, Mary has responsibility for overseeing the quality assurance for practice learning for nursing, midwifery and allied health students at Anglia Ruskin University. She also leads on the development of new placement opportunities in collaboration with practice partners. This enabled the creation of a digital primary care placement for adult, child and mental health students, which won the 2021 SNTA ‘Partnership of the Year’ and was finalist for the ‘Community placement’. Mary completed her PhD in 2018. Research and publications have focused on the role of the Academic Assessor and student’s practice learning experiences.