Ms Fiona Ramsay
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Ms Fiona Ramsay

Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing

School of Nursing and Midwifery (Faculty of Health)

Biography

Biography

Programme Lead, MSc Advanced Professional Practice (Nursing and Midwifery Professions)

Practice Development Team Academic Lead (Mental Health), Cornwall

Return to Practice Nursing - Academic Assessor (Learning disability and mental health nurses)

Lecturer - Mental Health Nursing 

Qualifications

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.

Professional membership

Teaching

Teaching

Teaching interests

Teaching on:

  • 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 (Nursing and Midwifery) 
  • Return to Practice (Adult/Child/Learning disability/Mental health)

with a special interest in online teaching, health promotion, learning disability and mental health.