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Dr Mary Leamy

Research interests

1.  Mental health recovery/evaluations of interventions to support recovery-oriented practice.

2.  Staff wellbeing

 3.  Evaluations of complex interventions and quality improvement initiatives in nursing/healthcare

Biographical details

Currently, I am a Senior Lecturer in Mental Health Recovery and Staff Wellbeing, and Associate Dean for Postgraduate Research programme, working in the Care of Long-term conditions research division, Faculuty of Nursing, Midwifery and Palliative Care,.

I am a psychologist by background, having done an BSc (hons) Applied Psychology and an MSc in Occupational Psychology. My Ph.D. was in mental health research: ‘Community Psychiatric Nurses’ empowerment of people with Serious and Enduring Mental Health Problems’, supervised by Prof. Phil Barker, (University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne).

I have evaluated recruitment, training and promotion of pilots, older people's housing decisions, Dangerous and Severe Personality Disorders units in high security prisons and hospitals, Schwartz Rounds, and Intentional Rounding.

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