School of Health and Social Care

Our academic staff

Academic staff in our School carry out teaching and research in all areas of health and social care, including pedagogy, impact of government policy, and public engagement in improving services.

Academic members of staff

Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Faculty Dean Postgraduate (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
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Oncology and palliative care; Child development; Transition from practice to teaching; Changing equipment provision
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Gerontology; Physical activity; Psychometrics; Health services
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: SLT Role in Mental Capacity Assessment; Adult acquired communication disorders; Dysphagia; Acute stroke management; Dementia care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Bilingualism, Neurodiversity, PPI, EDI
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Professor, School of Health and Social Care
Senior Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Mental health; Qualitative research methods
Professor (R) and Director NIHR Research Design Service, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Clinical Director, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
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; The Occupational Experience of People with Different Abilities in a Horticultural Social Enterprise
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Senior 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
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Professor, School of Health and Social Care
Senior Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Chronic Kidney Disease with an emphasis on Haemodialysis therapy; Clinical Supervision of Nursing Students; Attrition in Pre-registration Nursing education
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Neurorehabilitation; TBI; Cognitive Communication Disorders (CCD); Neuroscience of CCD; High level communication disorders; TBI and social communication disorders
Professor (R) and Director of the Institute of Public Health and Wellbeing, School of Health and Social Care
Professor, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Autism and Neurodiversity; Pedagogy of Phonetics for Speech and Language Therapy; Impact of speech sound disorders
Senior 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
Senior Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Senior Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Critical evidence synthesis in health professions education; Interprofessional education and collaborative person-centred practice; The contribution of theory and pedagogy to health professions education; Critical and post-structuralist perspectives on health professions education discourse; Innovative and critical pedagogies in curriculum design
Professor, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Social experience of long term illness; Cultural aspects and access to healthcare; Violence and access to HIV care; Drug use and offender health
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
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.
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Practice Educator, School of Health and Social Care
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
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Professor, School of Health and Social Care
Dean of School of Health and Social Care and Professor (R), School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Social work and humour;; anti-slavery
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Long-term outcomes of children with DLD; Literacy and Language links; School-based SLT provision/service delivery models
Professor, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Oral health in dysphagia; aphasia therapy; stroke rehabilitation; technology in healthcare
Senior Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Issues related to literacy and numeracy; Dignity in care; Work based learning
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Schwartz Rounds in Health Professionals’ Education; Education and training through simulation: Evaluating the experience of staff after the Virtual Dementia Tour; The use of story work in an age inclusive dementia service: a participatory action research study; Improving Post Diagnostic Support & Quality in Dementia Services: Service Evaluation Report; Exploring the Education and Training Needs of Mental Health Nurses Caring for Clients with Urinary Incontinence: An Action Research Study; The Effect of Incontinence on Sexuality: A Nurse Patient Perspective; The Role of Clinical Supervision in Nursing; Dementia Care; End of Life Care; Use of creative arts in health & social care; Use of narratives / storytelling in healthcare; Simulation based education; Health & well-being; emotional resilience; Researching lived experience in healthcare; Service Improvement & evaluation
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Senior Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Senior Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Universal Health Coverage; Evidence-Informed Policy Making; Community Based Participatory Research
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Reader, School of Health and Social Care
Professor, 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
Professor, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Senior Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: ‘Putting it Into Words’; A Psychoanalytically Orientated Ethnographic Study of Hospital Based Clinical Occupational Therapy Departments in the UK and South Africa.’; psychoanalytic thinking in organisations; Therapeutic use of self in clinical practice
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Trauma care; Advanced nursing practice; Nursing Clinical Skills
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer - PWP, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Healthcare Management; Leadership and Management
Senior Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Prevention of speech, language, communication difficulties; Dysphagia; Palliative care; Practice-based learning; Health education
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Senior Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Advanced Clinical Practice; Continuing Professional Development
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Professor, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Governance and citizenship in context of health and healthcare; Neoliberalism, the third sector and health care provision; Discourse analysis, interpretive policy analysis
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Professor (R) and Deputy Director of IPHW, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
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; Impact of child abuse on adult functioning and engagement with public services
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Lived experience and self-management of chronic illness
Senior Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Psychobiological pathways from childhood adversity to severe mental illnesses; Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Interprofessional and cross partnership collaborative working; Professional/clinical practice in community stroke provision for working age adults; Occupational Therapy - Diverse practice placements
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Senior Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care
Research interests: Causal Inference; Evidence-Informed Policy and Practice; Data Science for Social Good; Child Health; Digital Education; Randomised Controlled Trials (RCT)
Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care