Dr Michael Fanner graduated at as an Adult Nurse (2012) and a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse / Health Visitor (2013) at King’s College London and was awarded a PhD in critical 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. Since 2021, Michael has been a Senior Lecturer in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing at the University of Hertfordshire and leads on the safeguarding, research methods, public health and social policy modules and is also a second supervisor on two doctoral research projects. Michael has research interests in how ethically complex social issues are ‘dealt with’ in clinical practice. Michael is an Associate Editor for Child Abuse Review and is also a Board Member at Bournemouth and Poole College. In his spare time, Michael volunteers for St John Ambulance.