Tendai Gwenhure, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Tendai Gwenhure
Clinical educator
Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Tendai is an ophthalmic nurse, academic, a clinician and a researcher who is passionate about workforce development. She is an advocate for equitable access to training and education to improve patient care. She is the co-lead for the “Eye Envoys” project, which won the Nursing Times awards for Care of Older People in 2023. In her academic role, Tendai is the lead for the Clinical Ophthalmic Practice programme at UCL Institute of Ophthalmology. Clinically, she has worked at Moorfields Eye Hospital as an ophthalmic emergency nurse practitioner since 2005. Her research interests are around workforce development, particularly focusing on education and training, and she is in her final year of a doctorate programme Middlesex University. She has presented national and internationally and has significant journal publication. Tendai is involved in several philanthropic activities and community engagement activities, particularly working with marginalised communities. She is a steering committee member on several forums, including, the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Ophthalmic Forum, the Association of Nurses and Technician (AONT), and NHS England Ophthalmic Nursing Curriculum Framework committee, World association of Eye Hospital Community of Practice for nurses, and Global Health lecturers’ voluntary team. She is also involved in mentoring and coaching schemes to support and nurture tomorrow’s experts for a sustainable workforce.