Mary Leamy
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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.

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 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities


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