Dr Michael Fanner graduated at as Adult Nurse (2012) and Specialist Community Public Health Nurse / Health Visitor (2013) at King’s College London and was awarded a PhD in social policy at the University of Greenwich in 2020. Up until 2018, Michael worked in a variety of clinical, academic and voluntary organisations in child protection, health visiting and emergency care. In 2018, Michael became a Lecturer at the University of West London and was a main architect of the UK’s first MSc Paramedic Science (Pre-Registration) and subsequent module leader and teacher for the population health and behavioural science, evidence translation, dissertation and complex paramedic care delivery modules. In 2021, Michael moved to the University of Hertfordshire to become a Senior Lecturer in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing and now leads on the child protection, research methods, social policy, and prescribing modules. Michael maintains clinical practice as an event nurse (and trainer / assessor) with St John Ambulance and has research interests in how professionals ‘deal with’ ethically complex social issues in clinical practice. Michael is an Associate Editor for Child Abuse Review and is also a Technical Advisor for the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Public Health Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health at Public Health England.