Academics with expertise in Nurse education

Dr Sara White

Senior Lecturer in Nursing

Areas of expertise

Sara is an expert in nursing practice and undertakes research on the value base of students, humanising care, and pre-registration education. Her research interests also cover a variety of topics around critical care and Sara is also actively involved in the exploration of the student experience in her role as Associate Dean for Student Experience. Sara’s media… Read more »

Dr Janet Scammell

Associate Professor of Nursing

Areas of expertise

Janet is an experienced nursing academic with a particular interest in older people’s health. Her research interests concern inequalities in healthcare, particularly for older people and for people from Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) backgrounds. She has also undertaken research into end of life care education, chronic respiratory disease, and explored racialised constructions of difference in practice supervisor… Read more »

Dr Andy Mercer

Professional Lead in Mental Health

Areas of expertise

Andy’s principal interests are in nursing philosophy and the ethics of caring, mental health care, and mental health policy. He undertakes quality assurance reviews for the Nursing & Midwifery Council and helped develop the national Standards for Pre-registration Mental Health Nurse Education. Andy works in partnership with Dorset HealthCare University Foundation NHS Trust and Dorset Mental Health Forum… Read more »