Staff profile

Dr Elizabeth Collier

Senior Lecturer Mental Health Nursing




College of Health and Social Care


School of Nursing and Professional Practice

Research centre

Health and Social Care Research Centre


Kedleston Road, Derby Campus



I am a senior lecture in Mental Health Nursing at the University of Derby and I have Nursing and Midwifery council (NMC) Mental Health Nursing registration. I also have a teaching qualification with the NMC.  

I teach on BSc and MSc pre-registration Mental Health Nursing and interprofessional programmes. I supervise doctoral students and have 2 PhD completions. I have external examiner experience at masters & doctorate level. I also have experience of facilitating continuing professional development (CPD) and consultancy activities in dementia, mental health awareness and mental health in older people.  My research experience covers a wide range of subjects and tends to be focused on qualitative methods.  

Teaching responsibilities

Professional interests

Research interests

Membership of professional bodies


Recent conferences

September 2019

September 2018

September 2016

April 2016

October 2015

Sept 2015

Sept. 2014 

Experience in industry

International experience

Additional interests and activities

Completed doctorates

External Examiner 


Most recent:

Research bids and activity


Recent publications

Reports, journal articles, editorials and book chapters (from 2008 only);

Journal Articles 


Book chapters

Blog Posts

Mental Health Nurse

Dr Elizabeth Collier, Senior Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing, explains what it means to be a mental health nurse ahead of Mental Health Nursing Day.