My role is as Lecturer for the Non Medical Prescribing Programme. I have a particular interest in the Legal, Professional and Ethical Frameworks surronding Non Medical Prescribing.
I am a qualified Mental Health Nurse and have worked extensively in both adult and child mental health. I have worked within Crisis and Secondary and Primary Care. I have spent a large part of my career working within Neurodiveristy, in particular in Autism and ADHD, diagnosis and treatment. My last clincal post was as Clinical Lead for ADHD in CAMHS. My prescribing was within specalist prescribing for children with ADHD.
I have a current professional registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and I am a member of the Royal College of Nursing.
Qualifications and memberships
Diploma in Nursing - Mental Health - UCLAN
Mentorship - UCLAN
Clinical Supervision - UCLAN
PGCert Asperger and Autism - Sheffield Hallam
MA Autism - Sheffiled Hallam
Indepedent and Supplementary Prescriber - UCLAN.
Academic and research interests
My main areas of interest include all aspects of NMP, Legal, Professional and Ethical Issues/Frameworks, Autism, ADHD.