Jayne Firestone currently works to support student nurses to undertake their clinical skills. She has special interests in moving handling, wound care and medication management. Particularly in relation to mental health nurses.
Prior to coming to Uclan, Jayne was a clinical practitioner working with people experiencing Mental Health Crises, in a brand new service in Blackburn which provides an alternative to in-patient admissions. Jayne has a special interest in women's mental health and has worked predominantly in this area for the past 10 years. She worked to improve the lives of women experiencing mental health problems in East Lancashire Jayne trained as a learning disability nurse and then as a mental health nurse 30 years ago and has experienced many changes in care over the years. She has also worked in Hong Kong and USA.