Lizabeth Halsey

School of Health and Social Care
 Lizabeth Halsey
  • Email

  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1702 328247

  • Location

    GB.1.54, Southend Campus

  • Academic support hours

    9:00-17:00 Thursday



Liz has spent 23 years in Primary practice as a Hygienist/Therapist; she has also worked alongside the Oral maxillofacial team at the Royal London Hospital. Liz is also currently a Clinical Educator working with undergraduate students on an outreach placement, visiting local residential homes, schools and homeless shelters. Liz expanded her role in education in 2012- joining the team in Health & Social Care as a lecturer at the University of Essex. Liz's primary interests are improving the teaching and understanding for students surrounding special needs groups. To improve both the Oral & General health care for these patient groups & to highlight the discrepancies in care available.


  • Dip. Dental Hygiene RLH

  • Dip. Dental Therapy RLH

  • Pg Cert UoE

  • FHEA The Higher Education Academy,


Other academic

  • Module Lead HS733 Special Needs, Health and Social care, University of Essex (2015 - present)

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Access to primary care for special needs patients.

Quality of care for special needs patients.

Safeguarding issues pertaining to special needs patients.

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Personal Effectiveness (HS710)

  • Development of Practical Skills, Practice Supervisor Report 1 (HS729)

  • Introduction to Oral Health and Disease (HS730)

  • Promotion of Oral Health and Prevention of Oral Disease (HS731)

  • Management of Oral Diseases (HS732)

  • Special Needs (HS733)

  • Health, Illness and Disease for Dental Practice (HS735)

  • Development of Practical Skills, Practice Supervisor Report 2 (HS738)

  • Extending Oral Health Practice (HS740)

  • Developing Professional Practice (HS741)

  • Managing Oral Care of Children and Adolescents Part 1 (HS742)

  • Critical Appraisal and Research Skills for Dental Practice (HS734)

+44 (0) 1702 328247


GB.1.54, Southend Campus

Academic support hours:

9:00-17:00 Thursday