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A former A&E nurse, David is a principal lecturer in public health, health policy, sociology, and leadership and management theory. He has a particular interest in risk culture, health inequality, drug misuse and harm minimisation and changing healthcare provision in the UK. He has been teaching in higher education for more than 10 years.


  • Health and social care policy
  • Politics and the NHS
  • Nursing education
  • Public health
  • Risk and recreational drug use 
  • Alcohol use and binge drinking
  • Inequalities in society
  • Accident and Emergency nursing

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David Wood

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