William Hough

School of Health and Society

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Contact Details

Mary Seacole Room MS3.27

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Current positions



I'm a Mental Health nurse with 20 years experience in clinical practice. My area of speciality is Mental Health and Deafness and working with sexual offender;  over my career I was involved with the Senior Management Team in opening the first every Medium Secure Unit for Deaf people in Bury and published standards of care for Deaf people alongside the Royal Collage of Psych.


Within the School I'm the lead for Academic Misconduct, admissions tutor and Lead for the Deaf Nurse Project, I have an interest in Nursing Practice and Decision Making and provide the foundation module for Mental Health Care.

Teaching interests
  • Academic Misconduct
  • Mental Health & Deafness
  • Admissions
  • Forensic
  • Sexual Offenders

Research Interests

Deaf recovery and standards of care for Deaf people.

Qualifications and Memberships


  • Postgraduate qualification in Analytical Forensic Behaviour of working with sexual offenders.
  • PGCE


  • Qualified RMN
  • Student Mentor
  • HEA fellow.