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Eve Potts

Senior Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing, Course leader BSc Pre -Registration Nursing (Mental Health)
School of Nursing
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Eve joined the University of Central Lancashire in 2012 after many years of working in older peoples mental health services across the North of Lancashire. Enhancing the care of older people is an area of care that Eve feels strongly about, this passion is reflected in her teaching activities. Eve is the course leader for the BSc Pre – Registration Nursing (Mental Health) and is also the course leader for the universities post qualifying dementia education programme.

Eve is the course leader for the BSc Pre – Registration Nursing (Mental Health) and is also the course leader for the universities post qualifying dementia education programme. Eve also holds an honorary contract with a local NHS Mental health and learning disability service and works as an Associate Mental Health Act Manager. This is an important role in ensuring that those people who are detained under the Mental Health Act have their legal rights upheld. Eve uses her experiences working for the NHS to ensure that her teaching is informed by contemporary mental health practice. In turn Eve has turned her experience of working for the NHS into an example of innovative teaching which has received local and national recognition.

Eve joined the University of Central Lancashire in 2012 after many years of working in older peoples mental health services across the North of Lancashire. Enhancing the care of older people is an area of care that Eve feels strongly about and this passion is reflected in her teaching activities.

  • 2005 - Dip He Nursing Studies (Mental Health), St Martin’s College, Lancaster
  • 2007 - BSc Mental Health, St Martin’s College, Lancaster
  • 2012 - PGCE – Advancing Academic Practice, University of Cumbria, Lancaster
  • 2016 - MSc teaching and learning in dementia care, University of Bradford
  • 2020 - Shortlisted for the Student nursing times teaching innovation of the year - Using Hydra Minerva to teach undergraduate nurses mental health law
  • Short listed University of Central Lancashire Golden Roses Awards 2020: Creative teaching and Real World Learning
  • Register Nurse - Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • Registered Nurse Teacher - Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • Fellow Higher Education Academy
  • Mental Health Act Manager, Mersey Care Foundation Trust