About the Course Leaders
Joy Darch Programme Leader

Joy is a Registered General Nurse with a particular interest in cancer care. Her clinical experience at ward management level was followed by practice development and education at a senior level as Nursing Development Coordinator at the Princess Margaret Hospital. She studied at Brunel University on the MSc Nursing Studies programme and the MSc Health Studies Programme at Bath Spa University.

She has been employed as a visiting lecturer at The University of West of England on the BSc Adult Nursing Branch and facilitated work-based learning. Her passion and deep belief in Integrative Medicine was inspired by working for several years as patient helpline support at the Bristol Cancer Help Centre (now Penny Brohn Cancer Care). Joy joined the Education Management Team at BCIM in 2010 to tutor our students and contribute to course development whilst managing the running of the UKs first DipSIM course.]
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