Dr Celia Hynes
Senior Engagement Officer, Director of the College for Military Veterans and Emergency Services
School of Community Health and Midwifery
Celia has a wealth of knowledge in the area of the armed forces community and in leadership, management and emotional intelligence. Celia has led in the area of military veterans for several years which has culminated in several research opportunities. Celia also supervises postgraduate projects in the area of the armed forces and veterans population.
Celia is an active researcher and she has published across several academic journals on a range of topics and is an invited speaker on leadership, management, emotional intelligence and military awareness.
Celia is a diplomatic communicator passionately working with vulnerable and minority groups ensuring their voices are heard. Dually registered with a background of over 30 years experience in the NHS, Nurse Education and working with the Armed forces community Celia delivers strong and efficient services that produce high-quality care and provide advocacy to those in need. She has been an influencer through NHS Governor, Trustee, Director and Senior Executive Roles. As both an innovator and critical thinker who is politically astute, Celia has been central to strategic planning and delivery, evidence-based practice and she invests in building and sustaining relationships. Celia has been central to the development of several successful projects including establishing the College for Military Veterans and Emergency Service and the Lancashire Armed Forces Covenant Hub and is an excellent collaborator in partnership working.
- PhD (2010) ‘Transference and Counter Transference as an agent in Care’ University of Salford.
- A50 Children’s Community Nursing (2000) University of Salford.
- M.A. Psychoanalytic Studies (1998) the University of Sheffield.
- E.N.B. NO1 Counselling in the Caring Professions (1996) University of Salford.
- Manchester Course in Group Psychotherapy - Institute of G.A.N. London (1995)
- B.A. (Hons) Nurse Education/Registered Nurse Tutor (1994) Manchester Victoria University.
- Registered Clinical Nurse Teacher (1988) Liverpool John Moores University.
- Registered Sick Children's Nurse (1984) Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool Health Authority.
- Registered General Nurse (1978) Preston Health Authority
- Head Quarters North West Business award (2016)
- Pathfinder award for best programme (2016)
- User and carer award (2017)
- Gold award for Employer recognition (2019)
- Salford 10K x 2
- Kindness and compassion
- The armed forces community
- Transference and countertransference
- Transition of service personnel
- Military veterans and transition to civilian life
- Service children
- Veterans Advisory and Pensions Committee ( 2016 -present )
- Trustee Gaddum (2015 - 2019)
- Appointed Governor Salford Royla Hospital ( 2010- 2014)
- Ambassador Prevent Breast cancer ( 2019 -present)
Celia continues her research into the transition and experience of those leaving the armed forces in addition to her ongoing interest and work with military families.
- 2019-2021 Hynes, C. and Scullion, L: Understanding the transition to civilian life for ex-Service personnel with physical conditions as a direct result of Service or acquired whilst in Service, Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT)
- 2017-2019 Scullion, L., Dwyer, P., Hynes, C. and Jones, K: Sanctions, Support & Service Leavers: Welfare conditionality and transitions from military to civilian life, Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT)
- Forces in Mind Trust 2019 £149,625
- Forces in Mind Trust 2017 Salford University £172,000
- Armed forces covenant hub 2018 ( four-way partnership) £150,000
- Health Education England 2015 £204,000
- Hynes, C. (2016) Presentation to NHS Armed forces champions.Manchester
- Hynes, C. (2016) Challenges of military transition.Chinese delegates. Edinburgh.
- Hynes, C. (2014) Raising awareness of issues facing those leaving military service. University of Salford
- Hynes, C. (2014) Military Transition . Imperial War Museum. North West
- Hynes, C. Thomas, M. (2013) The Glover lecture. Sandhurst
- Hynes C., Jones A, (2011)A meeting between strangers.Clinical supervision in end of life care.Help for hospices. London
- Hynes C (2011) What lies beneath.The importance of unconscious factors in end of life care.International Huropel conference.University of Salford
- Hynes C., Jones A, (2011) Life biographies and end of life narrative.Help for hospices. Chester
- Hynes C Thomas M (2008) A new health practitioner.International conference on inter professional working. University of Salford. Greater Manchester.
- Thomas M & Hynes C (2006)Nice Thought, Shame about the Regs.The future of
- Mental Health. Working together. RCN 11th Annual European Mental Health Nursing
- Hynes CLong A (2006) An investigation into the transference/counter transference relationship of clients receiving complementary practice as part of their palliative care. Presentation. European Palliative Care Association. Venice
- IPSN – International Conference. Prague (2005) Inter professional education
- Long AHynes C (April 2005) ‘Measuring the Right Things: Challenges in CAM Research’.Complementary Therapies: Hard or Soft Science? Marie Curie Hospice. Bradford.
- Hynes C., (2004) ‘No Easy Way’ Research in Complementary Medicine. Wrexham International Science Festival. Wales
- Hynes C., Thomas M., (2004) Multi professional Education - A Way forward. Assessment in Practice. National Joint Conference – University of Salford and The North East Wales Institute.
- Hynes C., Thomas M., (2002). ‘The times they are a changin’.RCN, National Children’s Conference. Cardiff
- Thomas M (Prof) Hynes C., (Sept 2004) ‘The Times they are a Changin’Strategic Issues in Health Care Management, 6th International Conference, University of St Andrews.
- Thomas M.Hynes C., (2003) ‘Jack of All Trades’ Glasgow European Directors Conference.Glasgow.
- Long. AHynes C., (2003) Workshop on Therapeutic touch.Birmingham National CAM conference
- Hynes C., Thomas M., (2001) ‘The Darker Side of Groups’ The Third International Human Dilemmas Conference. Staffordshire University
- Hynes C., (2001) 2nd University of Salford National Children’s conference ‘Myths and misconceptions’ Conference chair.