Dr Diane Carpenter
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Dr Diane Carpenter

Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing

School of Nursing and Midwifery (Faculty of Health)

Biography

Biography

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

Teaching

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

Research

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.

Publications

Publications

Key publications

Key publications are highlighted

Journals

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 a low‐intensity service’, Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing’ Wiley 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 (2015) ‘Professor Alan Glasper – A Career Spanning Six Decades’, University of Southampton Working Papers in Health Sciences –Spring 2015 e-journal, pp. 1-4.

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

 

 


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 29, (4) 483-491 , 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 Open access
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

 

 

 

 


 

Glasper, A & Carpenter, D (2021), How to Write Your Nursing Dissertation 2nd edn, Chichester: Wiley.



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

Brown, J., Tee, S. and Carpenter, D. (eds.) (2012) Handbook of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, London: Hodder and Arnold. [This is about to go to print although the title may still be revised].

 

 

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

 

Glasper, A. & Carpenter, D., ‘Introduction to writing your evidence-based practice dissertation/project’ in Glasper, A & Carpenter, D (2021), How to Write Your Nursing Dissertation 2nd edn, Chichester: Wiley.

Carpenter, D. & Glasper, A., ‘Sourcing the best evidence’ in Glasper, A & Carpenter, D (2021), How to Write Your Nursing Dissertation 2nd edn, Chichester: Wiley.

Carpenter, D. & Glasper, A., ‘What is grey literature and where can it be found?’ in Glasper, A & Carpenter, D (2021), How to Write Your Nursing Dissertation 2nd edn, Chichester: Wiley.

Carpenter, D. & Glasper, A., ‘Harvard or Vancouver: getting it right all the time’ in Glasper, A & Carpenter, D (2021), How to Write Your Nursing Dissertation 2nd edn, Chichester: Wiley.

Glasper, A. & Carpenter, D., ‘Posing an evidence-based practice question using the PICO and SPICE models’ in Glasper, A & Carpenter, D (2021), How to Write Your Nursing Dissertation 2nd edn, Chichester: Wiley.

Carpenter, D. & Glasper, A., ‘Managing your time wisely’ in Glasper, A & Carpenter, D (2021), How to Write Your Nursing Dissertation 2nd edn, Chichester: Wiley.

Carpenter, D. & Glasper, A., ‘Developing your study skills’ in Glasper, A & Carpenter, D (2021), How to Write Your Nursing Dissertation 2nd edn, Chichester: Wiley.

Carpenter, D. & Glasper, A., ‘Clinical standards, audit and inspection’ in Glasper, A & Carpenter, D (2021), How to Write Your Nursing Dissertation 2nd edn, Chichester: Wiley.

Carpenter, D. & Glasper, A., ‘Understanding quantitative research’ in Glasper, A & Carpenter, D (2021), How to Write Your Nursing Dissertation 2nd edn, Chichester: Wiley.

Carpenter, D. & Glasper, A., ‘Understanding qualitative research’ in Glasper, A & Carpenter, D (2021), How to Write Your Nursing Dissertation 2nd edn, Chichester: Wiley.

Carpenter, D. & Glasper, A., ‘Using historical literature’ in Glasper, A & Carpenter, D (2021), How to Write Your Nursing Dissertation 2nd edn, Chichester: Wiley.

Carpenter, D. & Glasper, A., ‘Selecting and using appraisal tools: how to interrogate research papers’ in Glasper, A & Carpenter, D (2021), How to Write Your Nursing

 Dissertation 2nd edn, Chichester: Wiley.

Carpenter, D. & Glasper, A., ‘Critically reviewing qualitative papers using a CASP critiquing tool’ in Glasper, A & Carpenter, D (2021), How to Write Your Nursing Dissertation 2nd edn, Chichester: Wiley.

Carpenter, D. & Glasper, A., ‘Critically reviewing quantitative papers using a CASP critiquing tool’ in Glasper, A & Carpenter, D (2021), How to Write Your Nursing Dissertation 2nd edn, Chichester: Wiley.

Carpenter, D. & Glasper, A., ‘Critically reviewing a joutnal paper using the Parahoo model’ in Glasper, A & Carpenter, D (2021), How to Write Your Nursing Dissertation 2nd edn, Chichester: Wiley.

Carpenter, D. & Glasper, A., ‘Publishing your work or making a conference or poster presentation’ in Glasper, A & Carpenter, D (2021), How to Write Your Nursing Dissertation 2nd edn, Chichester: Wiley.

Carpenter, D. & Glasper, A., ‘Building the architecture of your dissertation’ in Glasper, A & Carpenter, D (2021), How to Write Your Nursing Dissertation 2nd edn, Chichester: Wiley.

Carpenter, D. & Rees, C., ‘Critically reviewing a journal paper using the Rees model’ in Glasper, A & Carpenter, D (2021), How to Write Your Nursing Dissertation 2nd edn, Chichester: Wiley.
















Carpenter, D., ‘What is historiography?’ in Glasper, A and Rees, C. (eds.) (2017) Nursing and HealthCare Research at a Glance, Oxford: Wiley (Aug 2016).

Carpenter, D., ‘Critiquing historical research’ in Glasper, A and Rees, C. (eds.) (2017) Nursing and HealthCare Research at a Glance, Oxford: Wiley (in press, publication date Aug 2016).

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

 

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. and Wilson, J (2009) ‘Breakaway Skills’ in Glasper, E.A. (2009) Foundation Skills for Health, London: Palgrave.

 


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, 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

Carpenter, D. ‘Rewriting the Asylum’ 4th Global Conference ‘Madness, A Making Sense of: Project’, Mansfield College Oxford, Presented September 2011.

Carpenter, D. (2017) "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.

Carpenter, D. and Gale, C. (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. 26-27 September 2012 Keble College, Oxford 

 Carpenter, D. (2010) ‘“Above All a Patient should Never Be Terrified”: Moral Treatment and Management in Hampshire, UK. 1845-1914’, was presented at the International Perspectives in the History of Nursing Conference, Royal Holloway, London; September 2010.        

 Carpenter, D. (2010) “Mental Health Care and Treatment 1845-1914”. European Social Science History Conference, Ghent, Belgium, 13-16 April 2010

Carpenter, D. (2009) 7th International Conference on History, Athens, Greece 28-31 December 2009 “1845-1914, A Fine Time to Have Been Mad and Poor in England”.

 


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 9-/-0/20129-/-0/2012
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 9-/-0/20109-/-0/2010
Carpenter DT (2010) 'Mental Health Care and Treatment' European Social Science History Conference Ghent, Belgium 4-/-0/20104-/-0/2010
Carpenter DT (2009) 'A Fine Time to Have Been Mad and Poor in England' 7th International Conference on History, Athens, Greece 2-/-1/20092-/-1/2009
Carpenter DT & Eunson H (2009) 'Delivering Mental Health Care in the UK Today'
Reports

 Discussion Event:

Carpenter, Diane, Broadmoor: culture and complexity, 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)

 

 

 

 

 

Posters
Carpenter DT Carpenter DT 'Broadmoor: culture and complexity'
Carpenter DT & Eunson H Carpenter DT & Eunson H 'Clinical Development Programme; Nursing'
Other Publications
Carpenter DT (2010) ‘Above All a Patient Should Never be Terrified: An Examination of Mental Health Care and Treatment in Hampshire 1845-1914’.
Personal

Personal

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.