Dr. Michelle Howarth

School of Health and Society

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Contact Details

Mary Seacole Room 1.65

Please email for an appointment.


Current positions

Senior Lecturer in Nursing


Dr Michelle Howarth is a Senior Lecturer in Nursing at the University of Salford and Deputy Director for PGR. Michelle has a specialist interest in social prescribing and the use of nature based, person centred approaches to promote health and wellbeing. Michelle is passionate about promoting personalised care to support people with long term conditions and leads the National Social Prescribing Network Special Interest Group for Nursing through which she is actively campaigning to raise awareness of social prescribing amongst nurses through research, curriculum development and placement opportunities.

Areas of research

Social Prescribing, Personalised Care, Green Social Prescribing


  • Research
  • EBP
  • Project Management

Research Interests

  • Social Prescribing
  • Personlaised care
  • Salutogenics
  • Green social prescriptions

Qualifications and Memberships


  • RGN
  • MSc
  • PhD


  • Member of the Centre for Social and Health Research
  • Trustee on the Self-Care Fourm Board
  • Trustee on the Board of Directors for Social Farms & Gardens
  • Member of the National Social Prescribing Network