School of Health and Social Care

Our academic staff

Academic members of staff

Stephen Adshead
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Narrative Theory in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing; Cognitive and Emotional Intelligence in Higher Education; Gene x Environment Interactions and Health Outcomes over the Life Course;
Leanne Andrews
Deputy Dean(Postgrad. Research Education)(Science & Health) & Senior Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Responses to traumatic events (both positive and negative ie PTSD and posttraumatic growth); Self-compassion and its relationship to health; Risk behaviour in vulnerable populations; Measure development and psychometrics;
Louise Andrews
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Oncology and palliative care; Child development; Transition from practice to teaching; Changing equipment provision;
David Atkinson
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Healthcare Ethics and Law;
Julie Austin
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Sally Austin
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Child and adult learning disabilities; Multi-modal communication; Clinical linguistics and phonology;
Caroline Barratt
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Health inequalities; Mental health; Contemplative teaching methods; Sustainability; Community based resource management; Qualitative research methods;
Peter Beresford
Professor, School of Health and Social Care
Frances Blumenfeld
Clinical Director, School of Health and Social Care
Annemarie Brown
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Tissue Viability/wound care/skin integrity; Health behaviour change models &ndash self-efficacy; Scale development; Community nursing;
Paul Buka
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Healthcare-related Legal and Ethical Issues; Older People;
Kathryn Burke
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Phillip Cannell
Professor, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Use of skill mix within primary care dental practice; Quality improvement initiatives in dental practice; Clinical audit and its application to dental practice; Work based education and the development of the clinically competent practitioner;
Simone Coetzee
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Participatory action research and critical ethnography; Organisational case study &ndash sustainable health and social care; Third sector health and social care involvement; Social enterprises; People with learning disabilities; Occupational science; Food growing as a tool for community development and individual wellbeing; Permaculture as a working approach to promote occupational, social and environmental justice;
Catherine Constable
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Child and adolescent mental health issues Working with service users with acute and on going mental health issues Service development;
Robert Coster
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Natalie Cowan
Practice Educator, School of Health and Social Care
Mayra Crean
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Camille Cronin
Senior Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Sarah Croot
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Thomas Currid
Senior Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Ben Donner
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Teresa Eade
Senior Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Development of professional identity in pre-registration students; Student education for employability;
Winifred Eboh
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Christine Fennell
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Renal Nursing with an emphasis on Haemodialysis Therapy; Mentorship in Healthcare; Attrition in Nursing Education;
Timothy Goodchild
Senior Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Christopher Green
Senior Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Workforce development in health and social care; Systematic reviews and evidence syntheses in health professions education; Interprofessional education and collaborative person-centred practice; The contribution of theory to health professions education; Educational policy evaluation; Critical and post-structuralist perspectives on health professions education discourse; Innovative and critical pedagogies in curriculum design; Co-production of knowledge and situated knowledge exchange; Critical care and rehabilitation following critical illness;
Gill Green
Professor, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Social experience of long term illness (especially HIV/AIDS, mental illness including substance misuse and MS); Cultural aspects of healthcare; Violence and access to HIV care; Drug use and offender health;
Sherrie Green
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lizabeth Halsey
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Access to primary care for special needs patients.; Quality of care for special needs patients.; Safeguarding issues pertaining to special needs patients.;
Selena Hammond
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Football as an intervention for young people with Learning Disabilities; The link between occupation and health promotion; Social inequalities and youth offenders;
Olivia Hanson
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Martin Harrison
Senior Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: The role of the mental health nurse in working with clients who have substance use problems This was the subject of Martins MSc research; Comorbidity - the lived experience of those with both Mental Health and Substance Misuse Problems is an enduring interest; Having been a member of NHS Local Research Ethics Committees for 6 years (4 years as Chair) Martin retains a strong interest in health research ethics;
Michelle Harrison
Practice Educator, School of Health and Social Care
Allan Hildon
Deputy Dean of Partnerships and Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Penny Hodgkinson
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Professional development including clinical supervision, leadership, mentoring and coaching, governance in organisations; Reflective Practice and reflective writing for professional development; Clinical and professional Reasoning and formulation for differential diagnosis and intervention planning by health professionals; Narrative, literature and disability- life writing in health care;
Edward Holt
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Interpersonal Relationships and the therapeutic relationship; Delivery of nurse education using the Work Based Learning Model;
Karen Hudson
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Vasilios Ioakimidis
Professor, School of Health and Social Care
Stephen Jordan
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Social work and humour;; anti-slavery;
Iain Keenan
Senior Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Issues related to literacy and numeracy; Dignity in care; Work based learning;
Erika Kerry
Practice Educator, School of Health and Social Care
Amalia Khodr
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Sarah Lee
Senior Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Tina Lewis-McGlynn
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Roland Lodoiska
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Black and Minority Ethnic Issues in Healthcare Mental Health Promotion National Health Service Policy and Management Issues;
Peter Martin
Professor, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Qualitative methods, particularly Grounded Theory; Mental Health Nursing; Professional & Clinical Education; Professional/Clinical Practice;
Maria-Ines Martinez Herrero
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Jason Matthews
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Susan McPherson
Senior Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Therapy outcomes and effectiveness; Social care, fostering and adoption; Chronic depression: long term psychotherapy, management in primary care, informal caring; Psychiatric labelling; Social history and history of health and care;
Cerridwen Mellish
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Raihana Mohammed
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Katie Moore
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Natasha Morrison
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lindsey Nicholls
Senior Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Fiona Nolan
Professor, School of Health and Social Care
Michael O'Regan
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Matthew Osborne
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Trauma care; Advanced nursing practice; Nursing Clinical Skills;
Leigh O'Shea
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Practice Nursing,; Associate Practitioner role,;
Bryan Paddison
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Rachael Parsons
Lecturer - PWP, School of Health and Social Care
Stephen Pitt
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Phoebe Purcell
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Julie Puttock
Lecturer - PWP, School of Health and Social Care
Wendy Rajah
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Gert Scheepers
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Stephen Scott
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Vikki-Jo Scott
Dean of the School of Health and Social Care, School of Health and Social Care
Sarah Sherratt
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Natasha Sore
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Autism Spectrum Disorders; Emotional, Social & Behavioural Difficulties; Complex Needs; Professional practice & processes; Inter-professional working;
Ewen Speed
Senior Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Health policy and the NHS ; Governance and citizenship in context of health and healthcare ; Community economies and health care; Neoliberalism, the third sector and health care provision ; Discourse analysis, interpretive policy analysis;
Alison Spencer
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Susan Stallabrass
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
James Sumpter
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Psychosocial nursing;; sexual health issues;; end of life care;
Danny Taggart
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Community Psychology; Mad Studies; Trauma based approaches to mental health care; Evaluation of Social Care interventions; Parent Infant Mental Health;
Alison Taylor-Lamb
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Abril Tejedor Benitez
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Kirstie Thwaites
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Jennie Todd
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Lived experience and self-management of chronic illness;
Teresa Wagstaffe
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Nichola Williamson
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Joanne Wilson
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Wayne Wilson
Senior Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lisa Wood
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: CBT and third wave approaches (CFT) for psychosis; Stigma and discrimination of mental health and psychosis; Approaches to recovery in psychosis; Acute mental health care; Systematic reviews and meta analysis; Complex intervention development and evaluation;
Steve Wood
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Person-centred dementia care; The use of life story work in dementia care; The experiences of mental health student nurses;
Vanessa Woodcock-Dennis
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Aaron Wyllie
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care