Shabnam Sagar

School of Health and Social Care
 Shabnam Sagar



Dr. Shabnam Sagar, Ph.D. is Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing, School of Health & Social Care, University of Essex. Shabnam holds dual NMC registration in adult nursing and Mental Health Nursing with extensive experience as a Nurse Educator and registered nurse in clinical practice in diverse clinical areas. Shabnam is a passionate, dynamic, and innovative educator and a researcher. Shabnam brings global experience as a Nurse educator from India. • Regional Secretary (North-West region, Nurses League) for Christian Medical Association of India, C.M.A.I. (2011-2013) • Public Relation Officer to Health Minister, Punjab, India (2009-2012) Active Memberships o The Trained Nurses’ Association of India o Alumni Association of College of Nursing, CMC & Hospital o Indian Society of Psychiatric Nurses o Christian Medical Association of India o Royal College of Nursing, England Accolades: Shortlisted for National award (Care Registered Nurse Category) in November 2020.


  • Ph.D. Baba Farid University of Medical Sciences, (2020)

  • Masters in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing College of Nursing, Christian Medical College & Hospital, (2010)

  • BSc. Nursing College of Nursing, Christian Medical College, (2004)


University of Essex

  • Investigating Officer, Professional Suitability Group (HSC), University of Essex (20/4/2022 - present)

Other academic

  • Assistant Professor, Christian Medical College & Hospital, College of Nursing (1/8/2022 - 30/6/2013)

  • External Examiner, BSc and MSc Mental Health Nursing; BSc and MSc Mental Health Nursing (pre-registration), Health and Social Care, CITY University of London (14/9/2022 - present)

  • External Examiner, BSc Mental Health Nursing, Health and Social Care, Coventry University (7/9/2022 - present)

  • External Examiner, External Examiner for the following course(s): BSc (Hons) Children and Young Peoples Mental Health MSc Children and Young Peoples Mental Health, University of Lancanshire (1/10/2023 - 27/9/2027)

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Fundamentals of Lifesciences (HS183)

  • Person-Centred Care 1 (HS184)

  • Participatory Research for Service Improvement (HS195)

  • The Therapeutic Practitioner (HS245)

  • Participatory Research for Service Improvement (HS246)

  • Research Activity (HS717)

  • Person-Centred Care 3 (HS228)

Grants and funding


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