Sally Barbrook

School of Health and Social Care
 Sally Barbrook



Sally Babrook is a lecturer in mental health nursing at the University of Essex. Her specialist interests include leadership and management, mental health act, mental health assessment, care planning and risk assessment in mental health, and holistic approaches in nursing care. She registered as a mental health nurse in 2014. Her clinical experience includes working across adult and mental health nursing environments, upon embarking on a rotational nursing position in October 2014, whereby she worked across general hospital settings and community district nursing teams using a holistic approach in nursing. Sally has also worked across acute mental health inpatient units and dementia assessment teams in the community She gained a PGCHEP in 2021. Just prior to her appointment with the University of Essex she worked at Essex Partnership University Trust as a student education facilitator, supporting students and apprentices in education and clinical physical health skills training . She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and is currently embarking on an MA in Psychoanalytical Studies at the University of Essex.


  • BSc (Hons) Mental Health Nursing London South Bank University, (2014)

  • PGCHEP (post graduate certificate in higher education practice) University of Essex, (2022)

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Fundamentals of Behavioural Sciences (HS182)

  • Person-Centred Care 1 (HS184)

  • Relationship Based Practice (HS188)

  • The Autonomous Practitioner - Mental Health Nursing (HS241)

  • The Autonomous Practitioner (HS287)

  • Person-Centred Care 3 (Mental Health Nursing) (HS285)

  • Person-Centred Care 3 (HS228)

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2S2.3.22, Colchester Campus