After qualifying as a nurse, Dr Jayne Cutter worked in surgery and intensive care before becoming a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Infection Control. She spent 15 years in this post before leaving the NHS and joining Swansea University as a lecturer. Jayne’s research interests include infection control and pedagogy. Although interested in all aspects of infection prevention and control, Jayne has a particular interest in factors influencing compliance. In 2009 she gained a PhD following a study entitled “Factors influencing sustaining and reporting inoculation injuries in healthcare professionals undertaking exposure prone procedures”. In April 2015, Jayne was appointed as the Head of the Department of Nursing at Swansea University and became a professor in 2019. She has been closely involved in developing the new curriculum at Swansea to meet the new NMC Standards for pre-registration nursing programmes. Jayne currently chairs the all Wales Pre-Registration Nursing and Midwifery Group and has contributed to the development of all Wales documentation to support the new NMC standards.