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Mr Jim Dooher

Job: Principal Lecturer

Faculty: Health and Life Sciences

School/department: School of Nursing and Midwifery

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH.

T: +44 (0)116 2013883

E: jdooher@dmu.ac.uk

W: www.dmu.ac.uk/hls

 

Research group affiliations

  • Advisory Board Member: National Institute for Health Research.
  • Mental Health Research Network: Heart of England Hub
  • Director: Inspired. (Social Enterprise)
  • Founder: SUCRAN (Service User and Carer Research Audit Network)

Publications and outputs 

Click here to view a full listing of Jim Dooher's publications and outputs|.

Research interests/expertise

  • Empowerment for service users and carers with mental health conditions
  • Culture and Mental Health
  • Service User Led Research
  • Hate Crime
  • Advocacy

Qualifications

RMN, MA, FHE Cert Ed, Dip HCR, CRE

Membership of external committees

External Examiner John Moores University, Liverpool

External Examiner University of Hull

Membership of professional associations and societies

Mental Health Nurse Academics UK Fellow:

The Higher Education Academy

Professional licences and certificates

Registered Nurse: NHS Professionals NMC Number: 80F0481E with recorded Teaching Qualification

Forthcoming events

Mental Health Summit (with Voluntary Action, Leicester), Town Hall, Leicester – Friday November 30th

A Pre Summit Event which will offer the opportunity for service users and carers to participate in round table discussions to establish What is working well?, What are the key issues/concerns/gaps in current service provision? What kinds of services do we want now and in the future.

Conference attendance

NMC Conference Aston University Birmingham 2009. Service User Led Research and Patient Advisers. (Workshop)

National Institute for Health Research. Progressing Collaborative Research (Keynote Speaker) 22 Feb 2010

Responding to Employers: Moving into the Mainstream: An Employer Engagement and Employability Conference (Workshop: Integrating action learning into the work based learning curriculum) June 2011.

How do we make sure that involvement of service user and carers in health and social care education is not just LIP service? 16 February 2012.

Key research outputs

Service User Experience of Mental Health Provision in Leicester Leicestershire and Rutland (2009) Complete.

Personalisation: An evaluation of the `small scale live test` of the Adult Social Care Resource Allocation System in Leicestershire (2010) Complete.

Service User and Carer Research Audit Network (SUCRAN) Projects (2010 - 2012)

  • Mental Health Charter Audit
  • Audit against outcomes of Service User Experience (2009) Research materials available
  • Scoping of Advocacy Services across the midlands plus funding from National Institute for Health Research (Mental Health Research Network)
  • Review of Mental Health in GP surgeries (IAPT)
  • Experiences of BME Mental Health

National Evaluation of BME Community Development Workers (2011) 

Learning and Improving in Partnership. The Learning and Improving in Partnership Programme is funded by the SHA for the East Midlands Region. The 20 credit programme at L4 is designed for Service User’s Carers and managers to work together on an area of improvement in their workplace. Students come from Nottingham, Northampton, Derby, Lincoln and Leicester.

Current research students

Andrew Gardener, 2nd supervisor Doctorate in Health Sciences

Kwadwo Korsah (PhD student)

Externally funded research grants information

Service User Experience of Mental Health Provision in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (2009) Complete

Personalisation: An evaluation of the `small scale live test` of the Adult Social Care Resource Allocation System in Leicestershire (2010) Complete

Service User and Carer Research Audit Network (SUCRAN) Projects (2010 - 2012)

Mental Health Charter Audit

  • Audit against outcomes of Service User Experience (2009) Research materials available
  • Scoping of Advocacy Services across the midlands plus funding from National Institute for Health Research (Mental Health Research Network)
  • Review of Mental Health in GP surgeries (IAPT)
  • Experiences of BME Mental Health

National Evaluation of BME Community Development Workers (2011) (National Mental Health Development Unit)

Learning and Improving in Partnership. The Learning and Improving in Partnership Programme is funded by the SHA for the East Midlands Region. The 20 credit programme at L4 is designed for Service User’s Carers and managers to work together on an area of improvement in their workplace. Students come from Nottingham, Northampton, Derby, Lincoln and Leicester.

Professional esteem indicators

Reviewer: Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing from 2002 – present

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