Dr. Neil Murphy

School of Health and Society

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Contact Details

Mary Seacole 3.22

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Current positions



I have worked at the university since 2002 teaching on the mental health nursing programme. I am a registered mental health nurse and a practitioner researcher.


I teach on the post graduate CBP programme , the Advanced Practice programme and post graduate Counselling and Psychotherapy programme.

Teaching Interests

  • Media
  • Mental Health
  • Family
  • Risk

Research Interests

My recent interests have been aimed at the impact of media representations on mental health staff behaviour. I am currently invoved in a project that is investigating the influence of mental health sessions on generic Advanced Practitioners.

Qualifications and Memberships


  • PhD, MSC, PGCHER, BSc (hons), RMN.


  • I am a fellow of the HEA and have recently revalidated to the NMC.

Postgraduate Research

  • Media representations
  • Risk and violence in mental health
  • Community mental health care