Guy started his nursing career working in Accident and Emergency, after qualifying as an Adult Nurse.
He went on to work in the primary care setting as a District Nurse, responsible for a large caseload of patients. His passion is supporting patients in the community environment, and within this field, he has also worked as a Community Matron with patients who have Long Term Health Conditions.
Supportive elements of practice also extended into education, and in 2008, Guy worked at Teesside University as a Senior Lecturer teaching on community nursing modules. Guy was awarded a Queen’s Nurse title, and in then, in 2013 he was awarded a Fellowship of the Queen’s Nursing Institute.
He is presently a Senior Lecturer at Northumbria University, teaching health and life sciences modules – mainly adult nursing. His professional interests range from clinical skills teaching, simulation and the integration of community nursing in undergraduate nursing curricula. His academic interest is focused on the role of educational psychology and clinical skills teaching. He is currently undertaking his PhD in this specialist area.