Miriam Collett

School of Health and Society

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Contact Details

Mary Seacole Building, Room 3.11.


Please email for an appointment. 

Current positions

Lecturer in Children and Young People's Nursing, Programme Lead for Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (SCPHN)


Since qualifying as a Children's Nurse in 2007 Miriam has worked in community nursing settings across Greater Manchester. 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 passionate about the role that School Nurses can play in reducing health inequalities. Miriam works closely with practice partners to promote the development of integrated care approaches in community nursing. Miriam is a weight-neutral practitioner and is committed to reducing weight stigma in health care.


  • BSc (Hons) Nursing
  • MSc Advancing Integrated Care
  • Principles and Foundations of Integrated Care
  • Sexual and Reproductive Health


Research Interests

  • School Nursing
  • Weight-neutral health care
  • Weight stigma
  • Safeguarding
  • Health inequalities

Qualifications and Memberships


  • DPSN (Child)
  • BSc SCPHN (School Nurse)
  • MSc Health and Social Care Professional Practice
  • PgCert Academic Practice


  • Member of School and Public Health Nurses Association (SAPHNA)