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Lynsey Drew


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Senior Lecturer BSc (Hons) Mental Health Nursing Practice

I am a Senior Lecturer on BSc (Hons) Mental Health Nursing Practice.

Teaching and supervision

I am module lead for Foundations of Nursing Practice for year 1 Mental Health Nursing students.

I am module lead for Practice placement for year 2 Mental Health Nursing students.

I teach into various other modules across the course. I am personal tutor for BSc (Hons) Mental Health Nursing practice and BSc dissertation supervisor.

The care of older people 
Dementia and Delirium 
Risk assessment 

I have been a qualified Mental Health Nurse since 2004, and have worked extensively with older adults who have a variety of complex mental health needs within a range of setting which includes organics and functional inpatient units, community and day hospital services, and liaison psychiatry. Prior to joining the university in 2018 I worked as a dementia Nurse specialist for a local acute hospital. 

I am very interested and passionate about caring for older people, in particular caring for older people with dementia and delirium within an acute hospital setting. I have a specialist interest in training and education for acute hospital staff in relation to caring for patients with dementia and delirium.

Last updated 21 April 2022