Dr Joseph Manning was successful in being awarded an NIHR ICA Clinical Lectureship, following the completion of his 'Gold' postdoctoral fellowship. Joseph, who is a clinical academic nurse holds a joint appointment at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH) and The University of Nottingham (UoN) allowing for meaningful concurrent engagement in clinical practice and research. In his clinical-academic role, Joseph works as a Clinical Associate Professor in Children, Young People and Families Nursing, Charge Nurse for Paediatric Critical Care Outreach Team (Nottingham Children's Hospital), and as the lead for NMAHP research theme for Children and Families at NUH. He leads the OCEANIC Study: A multi-centre longitudinal mixed methods study to explore the Outcomes of ChildrEn and fAmilies iN the first year after paediatric Intensive Care discharge. Funded by NIHR/HEE.