Lyvonne Tume EN RNC RNT, Dip App Sci (Nurs), B Nurs, MSc (Critical Care Nursing), PGDE, PhD

Professor of Critical Care Nursing, Edge Hill University, Ormskirk, United Kingdom

Dr. Tume is currently a Reader (Associate Professor) in Child Health at the University of Salford. She holds an honorary clinical and research contract in PICU at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital. She is the past nursing president of the European Society of Pediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care. She is the editor of Nursing in Critical Care and on the editorial board for Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. She is a PICU nurse with over 25 years’ experience both in Australia and in the UK (dual British and Australian citizenship) and continues to work a day a week in clinical practice. Her main research interest focuses on improving nutrition in critically ill children, particularly around enteral feeding. She has been recently been appointed as a visiting professor for the School of Health Sciences in Geneva and is a member of the NIHR HTA funding panel. She is a co-investigator on 3 current NIHR HTA studies and completed her own HTA-funded Feasibility study in 2020.