Dr Diane Carpenter
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Dr Diane Carpenter

Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing

School of Nursing and Midwifery (Faculty of Health: Medicine, Dentistry and Human Sciences)

Role

Dr Diane Carpenter is a lecturer within the School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Plymouth. Diane has a clinical background in Mental Health Nursing with a particular emphasis on child and adolescent and acute mental health care and has taught mental health nurses and other health and social care professionals in academic and clinical environments since 1986. 


Qualifications

Diane's academic interests are diverse: she has a first degree in Public Sector (Health) Studies that was primarily focused on social science broadly and public policy more specifically; her MSc in Evidence Based Health Care was gained from the University of Oxford and her doctorate from the University of Portsmouth is in medical and social history.

Professional membership

Diane is a Registered Mental Health Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (RMN Reg no 0071979,1981) with a recordable teaching qualification and is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Roles on external bodies

Diane is a member of The History and Policy Network (based at King’s College, London) and The International Society for the History of Medicine (ISHM).

Teaching interests

Mental Health Nursing

Communication

Medical and nursing history

Research methods

Evidence informed decision making

Assessment and risk assessment

Psychosocial interventions

Staff serving as external examiners

External adviser to the University of Portsmouth for recent revalidation

Formerly external examiner for Greenwich, Swansea, Winchester and Basingstoke and external peer for King's College London.

Research interests

Suicide prevention in crisis situations by first line responders.

Other research

PhD – ‘Above All a Patient Should Never be Terrified: An Examination of Mental Health Care and Treatment in Hampshire 1845-1914’ (medical /social / local historical archival research)

 

MSc (Evidence-Based Health Care) – action research, ‘Identifying and Overcoming the Barriers, Difficulties and Skills Deficits Which Reduce the Confidence of Nurses Assessing Suicide Risk’.



Research degrees awarded to supervised students

Diane has supervised three PhD students supervised to completion.

Key publications are highlighted

Journals
Articles
Robertson S, Carpenter D, Donovan-Hall M & Bartlett R 2019 'Using lived experience to develop a personal narrative workshop programme in order to aid mental health recovery' Journal of Mental Health 1-9 , DOI
Carpenter DT 2017 'Telephone-based CBT and the therapeutic relationship: The views and experiences of IAPT practitioners in a low intensity service Journal:' Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing , DOI
Robertson SJ, Carpenter D & Donovan-Hall M 2017 '“From the edge of the abyss to the foot of the rainbow – Narrating a journey of mental health recovery” the process of a wounded researcher' Qualitative Report 22, (8) 2296-2307 Publisher Site PEARL
Carpenter DT 2015 '‘Professor Alan Glasper – A Career Spanning Six Decades’' University of Southampton Working Papers in Health Sciences
Carpenter DT, Glasper A & Cowen M 2012 '‘Designing the architecture of an undergraduate or master's evidence based practice health care dissertation. A road map to success!’' University of Southampton Working Papers in Health Sciences
Carpenter DT, Glasper A & Jowett R 2012 'Celebrating 30 years of integrated undergraduate nursing at The University of Southampton: Draft Briefing Paper for Professor Jessica Corner’' University of Southampton Working Papers in Health Sciences
Carpenter DT & Lennon R 2012 ''Nominal Group Technique: its utilisation to explore the rewards and challenges of becoming a mental health nurse, prior to the introduction of the all graduate nursing curriculum in England.’' University of Southampton Working Papers in Health Sciences
Carpenter DT 2011 '‘Lessons from history: asylum patients’ Christmas experience’' British Journal of Nursing 20, (22) 1413-1417
Books
Walker S, Carpenter D & Middlewick Y 2013 Assessment and Decision Making in Mental Health Nursing. Learning Matters
Tee S, Brown J & Carpenter D 2012 Handbook of Mental Health Nursing. CRC Press
Chapters
Carpenter DT 2016 'Critiquing Historical Research' Nursing and Healthcare Research at a Glance John Wiley & Sons
Carpenter DT 2016 'What is Historiography?' Nursing and Healthcare Research at a Glance John Wiley & Sons
Carpenter DT, Eunson H & Sambrook S 2013 'Embedding Recovery into Training for Mental Health Practitioners' Secure Recovery Approaches to Recovery in Forensic Mental Health Settings Willan
Carpenter DT 2012 'Critically reviewing qualitative papers using a CASP critiquing tool' How To Write Your Nursing Dissertation John Wiley & Sons
Carpenter DT 2012 'Using Historical Literature' How To Write Your Nursing Dissertation John Wiley & Sons
Carpenter DT 2012 'The What Then, What Now and What Next of Mental Health Nursing’' Handbook of Mental Health Nursing CRC Press
Carpenter DT, McLean C & Fulford W 2012 'Values Based Practice' Handbook of Mental Health Nursing CRC Press
Carpenter DT 2009 'Breakaway Skills'
Conference Papers
Carpenter DT 2012 '‘In and Out of the Asylum: The narrative of the patient’ journey from lunatic asylum to ‘hospital at home’' 18th International Network for Psychiatric Nursing Research Conference, Mental Health Nursing – Through the ages 26/09/2012 27/09/2012
Carpenter DT 2010 'Above All a Patient should Never Be Terrified”: Moral Treatment and Management in Hampshire, UK. 1845-1914’' International Perspectives in The History of Nursing Conference. Royal Holloway, London 14/09/2010 16/09/2010
Carpenter DT 2010 'Mental Health Care and Treatment' European Social Science History Conference Ghent, Belgium 13/04/2010 16/04/2010
Carpenter DT 2009 'A Fine Time to Have Been Mad and Poor in England' 7th International Conference on History, Athens, Greece 28/12/2009 31/12/2009
Carpenter DT & Eunson H 2009 'Delivering Mental Health Care in the UK Today'
Posters
Carpenter DT Carpenter DT 0 'Broadmoor: culture and complexity' 0 0
Carpenter DT & Eunson H Carpenter DT & Eunson H 0 'Clinical Development Programme; Nursing' 0 0
Other Publications
Carpenter DT 0 ‘Above All a Patient Should Never be Terrified: An Examination of Mental Health Care and Treatment in Hampshire 1845-1914’. 0 0

Reports & invited lectures

Carpenter, Diane, Broadmoor: culture and complexity, research for and presentation to History and Policy discussion event, King's College London, 7 May 2013 (History & Policy discussion event for Kate Lampard's oversight of NHS/DH investigations into the activities of Jimmy Savile, 7 May 2013)


Other academic activities

Publications:

Turner, T., Brown, J.C. and Carpenter, D.T. (2018) 'Telephone-based CBT and the therapeutic relationship: The views and experiences of IAPT practitioners in low-intensity service', Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing' Online Library  https://doi.org/10.1111/jpm.12440 First published 30 January 2018

Robertson, S., Donovan-Hall, M and Carpenter, D. (2017) ‘‘From the Edge of the Abyss to the Foot of the Rainbow – Narrating a Journey of Mental Health Recovery’ The Process of a Wounded Researcher, The Qualitative Report’, Vol 22 No.8

 

Carpenter, D., ‘What is historiography?’ in Glasper, A and Rees, C. (eds.) (2017) Nursing and HealthCare Research at a Glance, Oxford: Wiley.

 

Carpenter, D., ‘Critiquing historical research’ in Glasper, A and Rees, C. (eds.) (2017) Nursing and HealthCare Research at a Glance, Oxford: Wiley.

Carpenter, D (2015) ‘Professor Alan Glasper – A Career Spanning Six Decades’, University of Southampton Working Papers in Health Sciences –Spring 2015 e-journal, pp. 1-4.

Walker, S., Carpenter, D. and Middlewick, M. (2013) Assessment and Decision Making in Mental Health Nursing, London: Sage, Learning Matters.

 

Carpenter, D., ‘Critically reviewing qualitative papers using a CASP critiquing tool’ in Glasper, A and Rees, C. (eds.) (2013) How to Write Your Nursing Dissertation, Chichester: Wiley Blackwell.

 

Carpenter, D., ‘Using Historical Literature’ in Glasper, A and Rees, C. (eds.) (2013) How to Write Your Nursing Dissertation, Chichester: Wiley Blackwell, companion website, www.wiley.com/go/glasper/nursingdissertation

 

Brown, J., Tee, S. and Carpenter, D. (eds.) (2012) Handbook of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, London: Hodder and Arnold.

 

Mclean, C., Fulford, W. and Carpenter, D., ‘Values Based Practice’ in Brown, J., Tee, S. and Carpenter, D. (eds.) (2012) Handbook of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, London: Hodder and Arnold.

 

Carpenter, D., ‘The What Then, What Now and What Next of Mental Health Nursing’, in Brown, J., Tee, S. and Carpenter, D. (eds.) (2012) Handbook of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, London: Hodder and Arnold.

 

Eunson, H., Sambrook, S. and Carpenter, D. ‘Embedding Recovery into Training for

Mental Health Practitioners’ in Drennan, G. and Alred, D. (Eds.) (2012) Secure Recovery: Approaches to Recovery in Mental Health Settings, London: Routledge.

 

Carpenter, D. ‘1845-1914 A Fine Time to Have Been Mad and Poor in England, in Pappas, N.C.J. (ed.) (2012) ‘History and Culture: Essays on the European Past’ Athens Institute for Education and Research.

Glasper, A., Carpenter, D., Cowen, M and Jepson, J. (2012) ‘Designing the architecture of an undergraduate or master's evidence based practice health care dissertation. A road map to success!’, University of Southampton Working Papers in Health Sciences – Winter 2012 e-journal

Lennon, R., Glasper, A and Carpenter, D. (2012) ‘Nominal Group Technique: its utilisation to explore the rewards and challenges of becoming a mental health nurse, prior to the introduction of the all graduate nursing curriculum in England.’ University of Southampton Working Papers in Health Sciences – Winter 2012 e-journal

Carpenter, D., Glasper, A., Jowett, R. and Nicholls, P. (2012) ‚Celebrating 30 years of integrated undergraduate nursing at The University of Southampton: Draft Briefing Paper for Professor Jessica Corner’, University of Southampton Working Papers in Health Sciences – Winter 2012 e-journal

 Carpenter, D (2011) ‘Lessons from history: asylum patients’ Christmas experience’, British Journal of Nursing, Vol 20 no 22, pp. 1413-1417

 


Additional information

"Above All a Patient Should Never Be Terrified" An Examination of Mental Health Care and Treatment in Hampshire 1845-1914. Heritage Project Launch Event for the Good Mental Health Co-operative. 17 March 2017, Royal Maritime Club, Portsmouth.