Alison Kilduff

Position: Acting Discipline Lead Mental Health Nursing

College: College of Health and Social Care

Department: Health Care Practice

Subject area: Pre Qualification Health Care

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Alison worked as a mental health nurse for 21 years prior to becoming a nurse lecturer. She has worked in a range of mental health environments working specifically with people with complex mental health needs. She is a trained cognitive behavioural therapist.


What can Alison talk about?
Mental health nursing, pre-registration nursing, nurse education, dementia, depression, postnatal depression, psychosis and mental health stigma.

Teaching responsibilities

Pre registration nursing both adult and mental health

Post registration mental health nursing

Professional interests


Service User Involvement

Nurse education

Research interests


Service User Involvement

Nurse Education

Membership of professional bodies

NMC - RMN and Nurse Teacher


MSc, PG Dip CBP, PG Cert ILMA, Dip SMI, BSc (Hons) Applied Psychotherapeutics, RMN.

Recent publications

Kilduff, A. (2014). Dementia and Stigma: A review of the literature on the reality of living with dementia.  Mental Health Nursing 34(5), 7-11.

Kilduff A. (2014). Personal Tutoring Editorial. Nursing Standard. Vol  29 (8) pg 74

Kilduff, A., Collins, G. Harris, B. (2014). Enhancing the student experience through values based personal tutoring. NET Conference (Nurse Education Today), Cambridge. Sep 2014. 

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