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Dr Elizabeth Collier
Lecturer in Mental Health
School of Nursing & Midwifery
University of Salford

Expertise:
Mental Health and ill health, Dementia, Ageing, Recovery, Older people, Evidence based practice

Biography:
After completing a BSc degree in Mathematics and Psychology at Lancashire Polytechnic, Elizabeth went on to train as a Registered Mental Nurse (RMN) at Prestwich Hospital in Salford, UK and qualified in 1989. She has worked in a variety of mental health settings such as dementia and acute mental health care for both younger and older people. During this time she also achieved a Masters degree in Nursing from the University of Manchester, with a dissertation focused on the use of counselling skills with people diagnosed with dementia. She has also worked as a research nurse and a lecturer practitioner. She is currently employed as a Lecturer in Mental Health at the University of Salford where she also undertook her PhD studies with a thesis entitled: A biographical narrative study exploring mental ill health through the life course. She is a member of the service user and carer group in the school of Nursing Midwifery and Social Work at salford university, the International Dementia Design Network and the national Higher Education for Dementia Network (HEDN). Her main research and educational interests are: mental health and ill health in later life, recovery, evidence based practice, ageing and mental ill health and dementia.

Qualifications:
PhD MSc (Nursing) BSc.(Mathematics and Psychology) RMN (Registered Mental Nurse) PGCE

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