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Gillian Pope

Senior Lecurer, Field Lead MSc Mental Health Nursing
School of Nursing

Gillian is the field lead for the Mental Health MSc; she teaches across a range of subjects on the Pre-Registration Mental Health MSc and BSc programs. Gillian is a Teaching Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and also supervises postgraduate projects supporting advanced practice.

Research interests include: care of people with personality disorder, non suicidal self injury along with pathways and outcomes in healthcare.

Gill has been a Mental Health Nurse for over 20 years. She began her career in forensic services and undertook a variety of roles including ward management and community forensic practice. Gill went onto manage a community mental health team for four years before moving onto a Service Improvement role in Lancashire Care Foundation Trust

  • Diploma Nursing Mental Health with Pre-registration: UCLan, 1996
  • MSc Forensic Behavioural Science: The University of Liverpool, 2000
  • PG Cert Professional Practice (Knowledge Management & Organisational Learning): Lancaster University, 2011, with Merit
  • PG Cert in Health & Social Care Education: The University of Central Lancashire, December 2019, with Distinction
  • MBIE Member of the British Institute of Embalmers: British Institute of Embalmers: Certificate in Embalming, 1993
  • National Association of Funeral Directors: Diploma in Funeral Directing, 1989
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Co-chair of the English section of the European Care Pathway Association EPA.