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Qualifications

Registered Mental Health Nurse.
BSc Enhanced Professional Practice
PGCE Health/Social Care Professionals.
FHEA
MSc Education (current)

About

I commenced my Mental Health nurse training in 1985 and have worked in a variety of Health care settings including hospital and community. I have also worked as a Nurse Inspector for Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW) and am currently a Clinical Reviewer working with Healthcare Inspectorate Wales (HIW). My focus is on Older Adults Mental Health in particular the care and support of people affected by dementia.

Experience

Staff Nurse – Older Adults Assessment Unit.
Staff Nurse – Acute Day Hospital setting.
Sister/Manager – Day Unit for Older Adults (inc community)
Education and Advisory role – Dementia Training Team
Nurse Inpsector – Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW)
Clinical Reviewer – Healthcare Inspectorate Wales (HIW)
Senior Lecturer (2014-current).

Responsibilities

Senior Lecturer role working within Mental Health field of practice. Undergraduate and Post graduate mainly field specific modules.

Publications

Making a Difference: Using action research to explore or educational practice. July 2014. Educational Action Research.
Difference in Dementia Care: A course for MHCSWs. October 2012.

Memberships

NMC
RCN
UCU

External

HIW

Twitter

@nyraksniktaw

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