Jos Latour is professor in clinical nursing at the University of Plymouth in the UK. Jos has been an intensive care nurse for over 30 years. His clinical post is based at Musgrove Park Hospital in Taunton, UK, where he is the director of the Clinical School aiming to drive research forward with clinical staff. The research programmes of Jos are related to patient and family-centred care, end-of-life care, emergency care and sepsis. Jos has published widely in peer-reviewed journals. He is an associate-editor of two peer-reviewed journals and editorial board member of several other international journals.