Ms Fiona Ramsay
Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing
School of Nursing and Midwifery (Faculty of Health)
Programme Lead, MSc Advanced Professional Practice (Mental Health Practitioner)
Return to Practice Nursing - Academic Assessor (Learning disability and mental health nurses)
Lecturer - Mental Health Nursing
I grew up in Cornwall and trained as a learning disabilities nurse in Surrey and a mental health nurse in London. I have practiced in the UK, Australia and Canada as a clinical nurse educator, clinical nurse specialist, health services manager, nursing regulator and university lecturer. My clinical practice has primarily been in rural and remote community health services. I joined the University of Plymouth in 2019.
My interests include:
- Parity of esteem for mental and physical health
- Health promotion and health inequalities related to people with learning disabilities and/or mental health
- Clinical governance, including risk management, patient safety, and quality improvement
- Policy development to support nursing education
I completed a BSc in Nursing from the University of Saskatchewan, an MSc in Health Improvement and Health Promotion from Robert Gordon University, and a Postgraduate Certificate in Healthcare Law and Ethics from the University of Dundee. I am registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
In 2018, I was the recipient of the Excellence in Nursing Leadership Award, Canada.
- BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult/Child/Mental health)
- BSc (Hons) Urgent and Emergency Care
- FdSc Nursing Associate
- MNurs (Adult/Child/Mental Health)
- MSc Advanced Professional Practice (Mental Health Practitioner)
- Return to Practice (Adult/Child/Learning disability/Mental health)
with a special interest in online teaching, mental health and health promotion.
Staff serving as external examiners
University of Lincoln