Staff profile

Heather Brundrett

Senior Lecturer




College of Health and Social Care


School of Nursing and Professional Practice



I am progamme leader for the BSc (Hons) Nursing (Mental Health) Programme. I have worked as a mental health nurse since 1986 in a range of mental health services including those for older people, acute mental health difficulties, drug and alcohol problems, forensic and enduring mental health difficulities

I am a trained cognitive behavioral psychotherapist and have experience of using this approach to help people with anxiety, depression, anger difficulties, post traumatic stress disorder, personality disorder and substance misuse.

I also have a role as an external examiner for undergraduate and postgraduate nursing programmes at another UK University, and I am a reviewer for the NIHR Dissemination Centre.

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I have significant experience of working in statutory and voluntary mental health services and continue to maintain active links with these services through my clinical placement link lecturer role.


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