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Sue Green

Nutrition Nurse and Academic

My role

As a clinical academic I work part-time as a Nutrition Nurse with the Southampton City Home Enteral Nutrition Team and Community Nursing Team and hold an academic post at Bournemouth University. In my academic post I teach and undertake research.  I am also a Visiting Fellow at the University of Southampton.

My background

Qualifying as a Registered Nurse in London I worked in various clinical areas gaining experience in caring for people with a wide variety of conditions and nursing needs. Having studied for a master’s degree and PhD in Human Nutrition I can use my knowledge of nutrition in my clinical and academic practice.  I have worked in Higher Education as a Lecturer and Associate Professor since 1999. 

Why I love my job

In Solent NHS Trust I work with a great team who are focussed on providing high quality nutritional care. I love my job because I can apply my knowledge and skills to clinical practice, research and teaching and work to improve patient care. 

Current projects/research studies

I am working on several current projects focusing on nutritional care, including contributing to a University of Southampton NIHR Programme Grant (Screen and TREAT for Malnutrition). I have just completed an NIHR/HEE Cat Clinical Lectureship investigating hospital admission of people receiving enteral tube feeding at home.

Published work (Recent publications)

Green S (2018) Interview with Sue Green. Br J Community Nurs 23(Sup7): S34.

Green S (2018) Nutrition screening. In Advanced Nutrition and Dietetics in Nutrition Support: 1st Edition, edited by M Hickson, S Smith. Oxford, John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

Jensen PS, Green SM, Petersen J, Andersen O, Poulsen I (2017) Perceptions and experiences of nutritional care following the overwhelming experience of lower extremity amputation: A qualitative study. J Clin Nurs 27, e808-e819.

Edmunds C, Green SM (2017) What makes a mother wean early? Community Practitioner, 90(6), 42-44.

Pratt J, Green S (2017) Removal of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tubes in adults using the “cut and push” method: A systematic review. Clinical Nutrition ESPEN, 21, 59-65.

Southampton Medicines Advice Service (2017) Medicines Learning Portal. Enteral administration (AUDIO: Medicines and PEG tubes).  At:

Stevens A, Raphael H, Green SM (2015) A qualitative study of older people with minimal care needs experiences of their admission to a nursing home with Registered Nurse care. Quality in Ageing and Older Adults, 16(2), 94-105.

Dinenage S, Gower M, Van Wyk J, Blamey A, Ashbolt K, Sutcliffe M, Green SM (2015) Development and Evaluation of a Home Enteral Nutrition Team. Nutrients, 7(3), 1607-1617.

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