Francis Thompson

Academic profile

Mr Francis Thompson

Associate Professor in Mental Health Nursing (Education)
School of Nursing and Midwifery (Faculty of Health)

About Francis

Francis grew up in Plymouth and, following a stint as a nightclub manager, changed careers and registered as a mental health nurse in 2003, graduating from Southampton University. Francis has worked in a variety of clinical areas across inpatient and community services including older adults, the National Psychosis Unit and addictions services. Francis has also spent time as a charge nurse, a community dual diagnosis specialist, a practice development nurse and in education as a lecturer in mental health at King’s College London. Francis has worked in a number of senior management roles: as the lead for nursing development at Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust, the head of nursing education and standards, and Deputy Director of Nursing at West London Mental Health Trust; he joined the University in August 2014. Francis leads the mental health team at the University of Plymouth.

Contact Francis

InterCity Place, Floor 9, Plymouth Railway Station, North Road East,, Plymouth, PL4 6AB
+44 1752 586545