Miriam Collett

School of Health and Society

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Contact Details

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Current positions

Lecturer in Children and Young People's Nursing


Since qualifying as a Children's Nurse in 2007 Miriam has worked mainly in community nursing settings across Manchester and Salford. Miriam has spent the majority of her career in School Nursing services, leading on the school-age vaccination programme in Salford. Miriam has also spent 2 years as a Specialist Nurse for Looked After Children and 2 years as a Therapeutic Foster Carer. Miriam is a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (School Nurse) and keen to promote the role of School Nurses in reducing health inequalities. Miriam is a weight-neutral practitioner and is committed to reducing weight stigma in health care.


  • BSc (Hons) Nursing
  • MSc Integrated Care Masters (SCPHN)


Research interests

  • Weight-neutral health care
  • Weight-stigma
  • Safeguarding children