Welcome

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Welcome to the website of Mental Health Nurse Academics UK (MHNAUK), a group that was established in 2003. We are an authority on mental health nursing education and research, our group having representatives from more than 60 UK Higher Education Institutions.

Chair and Vice Chair

The curben-hanniganrent Chair (2019-20) is
Ben Hannigan, Professor of Mental Health Nursing at Cardiff University. Ben was Vice Chair from 2017-18.
Fiona NolanThe current Vice Chair is Fiona Nolan, Florence Nightingale Foundation Clinical Professor of Mental Health Nursing at the University of Essex. Fiona will be Chair during 2021-22. 

Standing Group Leads

MHNAUK: Promoting and Enhancing UK Mental Health Nursing Education, Research, Policy and Practice