Diane Carpenter

Academic profile

Dr Diane Carpenter

Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing
School of Nursing and Midwifery (Faculty of Health)

The Global Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Diane's work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

Goal 03: SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-beingGoal 04: SDG 4 - Quality Education

About Diane

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. 

Supervised Research Degrees

Diane has supervised three PhD students supervised to completion.


Mental Health Nursing


Medical and nursing history

Research methods

Evidence informed decision making

Assessment and risk assessment

Psychosocial interventions

Contact Diane

S06-7, Knowledge Spa, Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro, TR1 3HD
+44 1752 587474