Jayne Firestone

Lecturer Practitioner

School of Nursing

Brook Building BB332

+44 (0) 1772 89 3782


Subject Areas: Nursing and Midwifery

  • Background in Mental Health and learning disability nursing. Worked overseas from 1992-2000.
  • Registered nurse Learning disability
  • Registered nurse Mental Health
  • Diploma in Management
  • BSc Health and Social Sciences
  • Post grad cert in Education
  • 30+ nursing experience as a mental health nurse

Full Profile

Jayne Firestone is a nurse educator within the Mental Health pre-registration nursing division, School of Health. Prior to taking up her current position, Jayne was a lecturer/practitioner. She fulfilled hours both her in university and in practice.  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.

She undertook her PGCert in education following a BA in Health and Social Sciences.

Membership of professional and learned bodies


Teaching Activities and Responsibilities

Nurse Educator