Mrs Lynn Edwards

Senior Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing

Email address: L.E.Edwards@wlv.ac.uk Phone number: 01902 51 8668 Location: Wolverhampton Faculty: Faculty of Education Health and Wellbeing School/Institute: Institute of Health Professions Areas of expertise: Supporting new members of staff. Continuing to support colleagues at Burton Campus. Continuing to support and teach student nurses and midwives.

About

  • Academic link teacher for placements in Burton Lichfield Tamworth (Staffordshire University).
  • Academic link in forensic nursing HMP Foston Hall, HMP Swinfen Hall  and HMP Special hospitals Broadmoor and Rampton.
  • Module leader for 4NH004.
  • Part of module teams for level 4 5 and 6 (year 1,2 and 3). 4NH007, 5NH005 and Level 6 critical perspectives and autonomous practitioner (Mental Health) and level 6 projects.
  • Regular teaching input at Burton Campus for students  in year 1 2 and 3 (mental health nursing,  long term conditions and assessment).
  • Support and coordinator for all Return to practice students (Mental Health). 
  • Personal teacher MH students (15) and to Return to Practice MH (7).
  • Special interest in Self harm and Eating disorders.
  • Assessment of  Mental health clients.
  • Dementia and toxic confusion.

Research interests

  • Self Harm.
  • Bereavement.
  • Physical assessment of clients with mental health problems.

Qualifications

  • Cert in Health Education, 1990.
  • Cert in Education, 1992.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Health and Community Studies, Liverpool University - 2001.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Health Studies (WBL), University of Wolverhampton.

Previous professional experience

  • Full Time Nurse Teacher (North Staffs) Completed CERT in Education (Chester College Liverpool University) - 1990 to 1992.
  • Secondment To School Of Health (North Staffs) - 1989 to 1990.
  • Completed CERT Ed in Health Education Sister Mental Health (During which time 1981-1983 seconded to do RGN North Staffs) - 1977 to 1989.
  • Staff Nurse (RMN) - 1976 to 1977.