|Position||Lecturer Mental Health|
|Department||School of Nursing and Healthcare Leadership|
|Feedback Hours||Monday to Friday, 8 – 4pm (1 day a week PhD, usually Thursday or Friday)|
Research Interests (key words only)
Dementia, Mental Health, Men’s Mental Health and gender, Men and Cancer, Systematic reviewing
Teaching and Supervisory Responsibilities
Teaching across the pre and post Registration curriculum – mental health , nursing ,research and systematic reviews.
Cohort Lead Pre Registration September 2015.
PhD - Health Education England funded National Scholarship Dementia registered in February 2014 anticipated completion 2019
- 2011 University of Huddersfield Post Graduate Diploma in Health Care Education Pass
- 2005 Post Graduate Certificate in Health Professional Education Pass
- 1999 MA Independent Practice (Nursing) Pass with Merit
- 1994 BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies. 2.1 Leeds Metropolitan University
- 1993 Post Graduate Diploma In Management Studies. Pass University of Bradford
- 1990 Diploma in Professional Nursing Studies Pass. Leeds Polytechnic.
- December 2014 – Present: Lecturer Mental Health University of Bradford
- September 2009 – December 2014: Senior Lecturer/ Faculty Lead for Inter professional Learning
- 2005 – September 2009: Senior Lecturer/ Course Leader – Leeds Metropolitan University
- 2004 – 2005: Associate Lecture Leeds Metropolitan University seconded
- 2002 – 2004: Visiting Lecturer University of Leeds
- 2002 – 2005: Head of research and development Leeds Mental Health Trust
- 1997 – 2002: Clinical Nurse Adviser speciality Older People
- 1985 – 1996: NHS Mental Health Nursing Staff Nurse
- 1982 – 1985: Student RMN Airedale School of Nursing
- 1979 – 1982: Private Sector National Autistic Society Residential Care
Practice as a Registered Mental Health nurse.
- Systematic Reviewing - mental health
(2014) Health Education England PhD funded scholarship
£41,112 over 6 years - Nurses’ use of validation therapy techniques with dementia patients in NHS mental health settings: prevalence, nature, perceived benefits, challenges and facilitators.
- Lowry M. Lingard G. and Neal M. Neal M , (2016). De-escalating anger: LOWLINE A new model for practice. Nursing Times (accepted awaiting publication)
- Neal M., Briggs M., Ashley L., and Surr C. (2015). Health care staff and health care students’ use of the validation communication approach with people diagnosed with dementia: a systematic review to identify positive and negative outcomes, barriers and facilitators. PROSPERO International prospective register of systematic reviews, University of York, Centre for Reviews and Dissemination
- Robertson, S. White, A. Raine, G. Robinson, M. Neal, M. Wilkins, D. (2014). Movember scoping study report: An overview of the UK mental health landscape with specific emphasis on men’s mental wellbeingCentre for Men’s Health, Leeds Metropolitan University