Dr James Turner elected as incoming Vice Chair

Following a call for nominations, we warmly welcome Dr James (Jim) Turner as incoming Vice Chair of MHNAUK for 2021-22 and then as Chair for 2023-24. Jim is Principal Lecturer and Professional Lead for Mental Health Nursing at Sheffield Hallam University, and throughout 2020 has been leading the MHNAUK Policy and Practice Standing Group.

Jim has worked in mental health nursing since the mid-1980s, holding roles in both hospital and community settings, and he continues to practise as a cognitive analytic therapist. As a teacher he is particularly interested in therapeutic interventions, and as a researcher he has completed projects on the use of metaphor, on end of life care and on men’s health.

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