Ian Norman

Ian Norman


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    Research interests

    Mental health nursing and care; inter-professional working amongst health and social care professionals; workforce related education and training for health and social care delivery.

    Biographical details

    Research interests

    Ian Norman joined King's College London as a Lecturer in 1988. He was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 1994 and to Professor in 1997. In 2016 he was appointed the Executive Dean of the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery & Palliative Care at King’s. He stepped down in 2021 and is currently Emeritus Priofessor of Mental Health and a practicing cognitive behavioural psychotherapist.

    Since 2005 Norman has been the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Nursing Studies, the most influential academic nursing journal in the world, ranked number one in Clarivate's impact factor list of 124 academic nursing journals for the past 7 years. 

    Norman's research programme is concerned primarily with the study of education and training initiatives for improving the delivery of health and social care. He has also developed and evaluated psychological interventions to support people with mental health difficulties.

    His latest book (co-edited with Iain Ryrie) The Art and Science of Mental Health Nursing, first published by McGraw Hill in 2004, is a standard text for mental health nurse education in the UK; it is currently in its fourth edition published in 2018.

    Norman was elected to a Fellowship of the UK Royal College of Nursing in 2009 and to a Fellowship of the American Academy of Nursing in 2012 in recognition of his contribution to the development of nursing and to nursing scholarship. In 2015 he was awarded a Fellowship of King’s College London.

    Further information available at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ian_Norman


    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
    • SDG 13 - Climate Action

    Education/Academic qualification

    Doctor of Philosophy, Towards an understanding of the quality of nursing care: validation of nursing quality assessment instruments, University of London

    Award Date: 1 Jan 1994

    Master of Science, Nurse Education, University of Edinburgh

    Award Date: 1 Jan 1986

    Bachelor of Arts, Sociology & Social Policy, Keele University

    Award Date: 1 Jan 1980


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