Head of School of Nursing, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, Kingston University and St Georges University, London.
A qualified nurse, Chris Tye joined Kingston University and St George's University, London, in 1995 and is now joint head of the School of Nursing. His role encompasses being head of acute care nursing and Associate Dean for postgraduate programmes and he has joint responsibility with the other Head of School for the leadership and management of all academic staff within the School.
The majority of his clinical experience was gained in acute and critical care settings, particularly within major A&E departments, during which time he progressed from staff nurse to clinical nurse manager level. He has written extensively on the role of the emergency nurse practitioner in A&E and is a reviewer for the International Journal of Nursing Studies and the Journal of Interprofessional Care.
|2001||PhD in Nursing, University of London.|
|1994||Registered nurse tutor.|
|1992||BSc (Hons) Nursing CNAA (First class).|
|2010 -||Head of School of Nursing (joint role) and Associate Dean (postgraduate).|
|2008 -||Associate Dean (postgraduate), Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, Kingtston University and St George's University, London.|
|2004 - 2010||Head of Acute Care Division, School of Nursing.|
|2001 - 2004||Acting head of post-registration nursing.|
|2000 - 2001||Principal lecturer/course director for post-registration nursing and midwifery programme.|
|1994 - 2000||Senior lecturer applied biological sciences/critical care. Module leader for A&E related courses.|
|1990 - 1994||Specialist nurse teacher (A&E).|
Drennan V, Halter M, Levenson R and Tye C (2011). Physician assistants in English general practice: a qualitative study of the employers' viewpoint. Journal of Health Policy and Research. Accepted in press.
Halter M. Marlow T. Tye C. Ellison G. (2006). Patients' experiences of care provided by emergency care practitioners and traditional ambulance practitioners : a survey from London Ambulance Service. Emergency Medicine Journal 23 (11) 865-866
Tye C. and Ross F. (2000). Blurring boundaries : professional perspectives of the emergency nurse practitioner role in a major accident and emergency department. Journal of Advanced Nursing 31 (5) 1089-98.
Tye C. Ross F. Kerry S.M. (1998). Emergency nurse practitioner services in major accident and emergency departments : report of a UK postal survey. Journal of Accident and Emergency Medicine 15(1), 31-34.
Tye C. (1997). The emergency nurse practitioner role in major accident and emergency departments : professional issues and the research agenda. Journal of Advanced Nursing 26, 364-370.
Tye C. (1996). Sudden bereavement in accident and emergency : the development and evaluation of a short educational course for qualified nurses. Accident and Emergency Nursing 4, 88-93.
Tye C. (1994).Qualified nurses' perceptions of the needs of suddenly bereaved family members in the Accident and Emergency Department. Chapter 5 pp 64-79 in Smith J.P. (ed.) Research and its Application. Oxford. Blackwell Scientific
Tye C. (1993). Qualified nurses' perceptions of the needs of suddenly bereaved family members in the Accident and Emergency Department. Journal of Advanced Nursing 18, 948-956.
Chris is an experienced conference presenter.
Chris is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.