Samantha Holloway

Chair of the EWMA Education Committee (since 2019)
Chair, Teacher Network (since 2014)

March 1989 Registered General Nurse Cheltenham General Hospital, Gloucestershire, UK

MSc in Social Science Research
July 2007 University of Glamorgan (With Distinction)
Certificate in Education & Training
June 2000 University of Wales College Newport (With Distinction)
Certificate in Supervisory Management
December 1996 Organisational & Development Training Dept UHW
Teaching and Assessing (30 CATS, Level 2)
October 1994 Welsh National Board
Common Core Module (30 CATS, Level 2)
February 1994 Welsh National Board

Higher Education Academy
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy March 2007 (Reference: 8175)
Institute of Teaching and Learning
Member 2002
European Wound Management Association
Member (Mem No. 1000705)
Member of the EWMA Education Committee (2014-to date)
Chair, Teacher Network (2014-to date)
International Skin Tear Advisory Panel
Representative for UK


February 2015 Awarded ‘Excellence in Postgraduate Teaching Award’.
April 2016 Shortlisted for Enhancing Student Life Award ‘Most Effective Teacher’

Programme Director for the Masters in Wound Healing and Tissue Repair
Aug 2018 to date: Reader Fulltime, 35 hours / week, Centre for Medical Education, School of Medicine, College of Life and Biomedical Sciences, Cardiff University, Wales UK

Academic Editor, WoundsUK journal (since June 2019)
External Examiner for the University of Huddersfield

June 2007-July 2011 External Examiner for the University of Stirling – Dermatology, Debridement and Leg Ulcer courses.

September 2014 – August 2017 External Examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons (Ireland)


Academic Editor, WoundsUK journal, (since June 2019)
August 2016 - to date Invited reviewer for the Qualitative Health Research Journal
July 2016 - to date Invited reviewer for BMC Medical Research Methodology
November 2015 Development of a teaching package for the Welsh College of Pharmacy Professional Education in order to support the delivery of CPD for pharmacists. 10 events were delivered across Wales (3 of which I facilitated).
November 2015 – to date Member of the Editorial Board for the British Journal of Community Nursing
May 2014 Invited to be a member of the EWMA Education Committee and appointed Chair of the EWMA Teacher Network Committee.
January 2014 European Wound Management Association – member of the working group for the EWMA Physicians Curriculum.
2011 - to date Reviewer for the Journal of Wound Care and International Wound Journal

Pre-registration nursing education
Student Selected Components in the Medical Undergraduate Curriculum (Subject of research for dissertation)
Skin Tears
Personal and Professional benefits of undertaking an MSc programme (Survey undertaken)
Experiences of studying as a distance learning student (Case Study Research Undertaken)
Inter-professional education (Survey undertaken)
Synchronous and Asynchronous as methods of teaching and learning


Overall responsibility for the Masters stage of the MSc programme and currently Supervisor for seven students on the MSc in Wound Healing and Tissue Repair.

Supervisor for 37 Graduates of the MSc in Wound Healing and Tissue Repair

Holloway, S., K, H., Stechmiller, J. K., & Schultz, G. Acute and chronic wound healing (Book Chapter). In: Baranoski, S. and Ayello E.A. (Eds) Wound Care Essentials (4th Ed), Wolters Kluwer Health, Philadelphia. IN PRESS

Holloway S. Principles of Wound Management. Chapter 3. In: Probst S (ed) Wound Care Nursing (3rd Edition) IN PRESS

Holloway, S., Taylor, A,. Tombs, M. 2020. Impact of Postgraduate Study on Healthcare Professionals Academic Practice. British Journal of Healthcare Management. bjhc.2019.0058R2. IN PRESS

Holloway, S. Mahoney K. 2020. Periwound skin care considerations for older adults. Practice Nursing. pnur.2020.0016R1. IN PRESS

Beeckman D Campbell KE, LeBlanc K, Campbell J, Dunk AM, Harley C, Holloway S, Langemo D, Romanelli M, Tariq G, Vuagnat H .2020. Best practice recommendations for holistic strategies to promote and maintain skin integrity. Wounds International. Available online at

Probst S, Holloway S, Rowan S, Pokornà A. 2019. Wound Curriculum for Nurses: Post-registration qualification wound management - european qualification framework level 6. J Wound Care Feb;28(Sup2a):S1-S33.

Idensohn P, Beeckman D, Campbell K, Gloeckner M, LeBlanc K, Langemo D and Holloway S. 2019. Skin Tears: a case-based and practical overview of prevention, assessment and management. Journal of Community Nursing, 23, 2, 32-41 REPRINTED IN THE JOURNAL OF GENERAL PRACTICE NURSING, 5, 1, 42-53

Haynes S and Holloway S. 2019. Theories of stress and coping and how they relate to individuals with venous leg ulceration. British Journal of Healthcare Management, 25,5, 187-194

Holloway S. 2019. Skin considerations for older adults with wounds. British Journal of Nursing. CWC Supplement(June) S15-S19 Holloway S. 2019. Success is an iceberg (Editorial). Wounds UK, 15,2, 10-11

Price A, Dacosta F, Gubb S, Holloway S and Harding KG. 2019. An audit of antimicrobial prescribing and microbiological sampling in a complex wound clinic. Wounds UK 15,3, 24-29

Holloway S. 2019. The results of the readership survey: You said, we are doing (Editorial). Wounds UK 15,3, 8

Wynn M and Holloway S. 2019. The impact of psychological stress on wound healing: a theoretical and clinical perspective. Wounds UK, 15, 3, 20-27

Idensohn P, Beeckman D, Conceicao de Gouveia Santos VL, Campos HH, Langemo D, LeBlanc K, Gloeckner M, Woo K and Holloway S. 2019. Ten Top tips: Skin Tears. Wounds International, 10,2, 10-14

Holloway S. 2019. Compassion fatigue: an additional burden of managing challenging wounds? (Editorial) Wounds UK, 15,5, 8

Holloway S. 2019. Revisiting the role and responsibilities of the Tissue Viability Nurse. (Editorial) Wounds UK, 15,5, 20-23

Van Tiggelen H, LeBlanc, K, Campbell K, Woo K, Baranoski S, Chang YY, Dunk AM, Gloeckner M, Hevia H, Holloway S, Idensohn P, Karada g A, Koren E, Kottner J, Langemo D, Ousey K Pokorna A, Romanelli M Santos VLCG, Smet S, Tariq G, Van den Bussche K, Van Hecke A, Verhaeghe S, Vuagnat H, Williams A and Beeckman D. 2019. Standardizing the classification of skin tears: validity and reliability testing of the International Skin Tear Advisory Panel Classification System in 44 countries. British Journal of Dermatology. doi: 10.1111/bjd.18604. [Epub ahead of print]

Cornish L and Holloway S. 2019. The role of the Healthcare Assistant in wound care. Wounds UK, 15,5, 28-34

Robinson P and Holloway S. 2019. Psychological factors associated with malignant fungating breast wounds. Journal of the European Wound Management Association, 20, 2, 19-22

Robinson P and Holloway S. 2019. Effects of radiotherapy on wound Healing. Journal of the European Wound Management Association, 20, 2, 25-29

Wynn M and Holloway S. 2019. A clinimetric analysis of the Pressure Ulcer Risk Primary or Secondary Evaluation Tool: PURPOSE-T. British Journal of Nursing 2019, 28, 20: S4-S8

Holloway, S., Hopkins D., Huljev, D. (2014). A report from the EWMA Teacher Network. EWMA Journal 14, 2, 82-83

Stavrou D et al. (2015) Validation of the Hebrew Version of the Burn Specific Health Scale Brief Questionnaire. Burns DOI: 10.1016/j.burns.2014.05.006
McVittie E and Holloway S. 2015. Aetiology and management of atrophie blanche in chronic venous insufficiency. British Journal of Community Nursing. DOI: 10.12968/bjcn.2015.20. Sup12.S8
Holloway, S., K, H., Stechmiller, J. K., & Schultz, G. (2015). Acute and chronic wound healing (Book Chapter). In: Baranoski, S. and Ayello E.A. (Eds) Wound Care Essentials (3rd Ed), Wolters Kluwer Health, Philadelphia.
LeBlanc K et al. (2016) The Art of Dressing Selection: A Consensus Statement on Skin Tears and Best Practice. Advances in Skin and Wound Care. DOI: 10.1097/01.ASW.0000475308.06130.df
Holloway, S. (2016) (Editorial) Patients-Wounds-Rights: EWMA 2016. Community Wound Care June
Holloway, S., & Harding, K. (2016). Wounds (Book Chapter). In: Walker, R .and Whittlesea, C (Eds) Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics Churchill Livingstone, Oxford. In press
Holloway, S. and LeBlanc K (2016) Dealing with Skin Tears. Nursing in Practice. In press
Thomson, C.H., Cassell, O., Peach, H., Holloway, S., Garioch, J and Moncrieff, M. (2017) Neuropathic pain and quality of life after wide local excision and sentinel lymph node biopsy for melanoma: a multicentre study. Melanoma Research, 27,2, 121-125