Senior Lecturer in Mental Health
School of Nursing
Alison qualified as an RMN in 1986, and spent the majority of her career working in secure mental health and learning disability settings, as a Ward Manager, then Matron / Integrated Team Manager, but has also worked in community and adult and older adult in-patient settings. She teaches across a range of subjects, and is Course leader for the MSc Personality Disorder, the PG Cert Investigating Serious Incidents, and is Programme Lead for the Offender Personality Disorder modules, delivered in collaboration with NHS and HMPPS partners. Areas of professional interest include psychosocial approaches, personality disorder, self injury, family interventions and service user involvement.