Dr. Stephen Joseph is a Lecturer of Nursing in the School of Health and Social Care.
Stephen has a clinical background in adult and mental health nursing in Australian states, with experiences in acute inpatient, emergency responses, community care teams, case management settings, young persons mental health, and coordinating a mental health support charity in London. His lecturing experience in the United Kingdom and Australia include health and social care, leadership and management in healthcare, and research skills at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He has also provided supervision for Master dissertations in health and social care, and advice to doctoral students.
Stephen is passionate about evidence-based approaches to holistic health care, health promotion via psycho-socio-cultural ambits, and innovation laden-evidence informed education in healthcare,
Stephen’s doctorate applied one to one interview and focus group tools to investigate service user perspectives on their mental health experiences. This has guided his research into disparities in health outcomes, exploring triangle of care perspectives and preventative domains for holistic approaches to well-being. He has also worked in community participatory research, and played an active role in a major NIHR School of Social Care Research (SSCR) commissioned study into socially oriented approaches to recovery in mental health for minority ethnic communities in the United Kingdom.
His research interests include using a variety of research methodologies, quantitative and qualitative approaches, including development of a quantitative instrument, use of thematic analysis, Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis, and collaborative working to promote evidence based approaches to teaching and clinical research.
PhD Health & Social Care
Royal Holloway University of London,
Postgraduate Diploma of Nursing Science in Mental Health
La Trobe University,
Master of Nursing Science (MNSc)
University of Melbourne,
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
London South Bank University,
Bachelor of Education (B.Ed)
University of Queensland,
University of Essex