Mrs Tina Hamilton

Job: VC2020 Lecturer

Faculty: Health and Life Sciences

School/department: School of Allied Health Sciences

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

T: 0116 366 4387

E: tina.hamilton@dmu.ac.uk

W: www.dmu.ac.uk

 

Personal profile

Tina is a VC2020 Lecturer in Health and Wellbeing in Society. Tina is a psychologist by background and is currently completing her PhD in Adult Safeguarding at Staffordshire University. Prior to taking up her post at DMU she worked for the Midlands Partnership Foundation Trust as a research project lead.

Tina has extensive experience in applied health research and evaluation of intervention/improvement projects in NHS mental health services. She was the research lead for the mental health stream of the national Safe Staffing initiative.

She also led a number of evaluation/research projects at a local level that focused on homelessness, acute inpatient care, and the provision of integrated health and social care services. She continues to work with MPFT as an honorary research associate. 

Research interests/expertise

Tina has a broad range of research interests that focus on the use of theory and robust methods to improve the quality of mental healthcare. She is an experienced qualitative researcher with a particular interest in constructivist grounded theory.

Her principle interests include patient / carer experience of receiving mental health services, the protection of mental health service users from abuse and neglect, and organizational behavior in relation to policy implementation.

Tina gained her postgraduate research supervision experience through the co-delivery of a clinical research secondment programme.

Areas of teaching

Research Methods

Inter-professional Education

Qualifications

Tina is currently completing her PhD in Adult Safeguarding at Staffordshire University

PhD - Health Studies (current)

PgCert – Higher and Professional Education

BSc (Hons) 1st Class - Psychology and Counselling

Courses taught

BSc (Hons) - Health and Wellbeing in Society

Honours and awards

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)

Membership of external committees

NIHR Reviewer

Ad-Hoc Reviewer Journal of Mental Health; Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing

Membership of professional associations and societies

Graduate Member of the British Psychological Society (MBPsS)

Projects

Current research projects include:

  • The attitudes of ward based staff towards the use of formal risk assessment in forensic mental health
  • Non-medical prescribers use of medicines optimization principles and shared decision-making in their routine daily practices
  • The use and implementation of adult safeguarding in NHS mental health services

Conference attendance

Fanneran-Hamilton, T. & Rigby, S. (2017). Evaluating the role of the community matron with homelessness in the Stafford Borough. Poster Presentation at SSSFT Pride in our Practice EXPO, Stafford, UK.

Fanneran-Hamilton, T. & Bradley, E. (2017). Medicines optimisation and shared decision-making: exploring the role of non-medical prescribers in mental health services.  Poster Presentation at SSSFT Pride in our Practice EXPO, Stafford, UK.

McGrath, R., Alder, J, & Fanneran-Hamilton, T. (2017).  Attitudes towards risk assessment in forensic mental health.  Poster Presentation at SSSFT Pride in our Practice EXPO, Stafford, UK. (Prize Winner)

Fanneran, T., McNally, D., & Bradley, E. (2015). Developing a structured intervention for admission in acute mental-health. Oral Presentation at the meeting of The Midlands Health Psychology Network Conference 2015, Derby, UK.

McNally, D., Fanneran, T., & Bradley, E. (2015). Using a face-to-face Delphi method to reach stakeholder consensus regarding the development of a health care intervention. Poster session presented at the meeting of The Midlands Health Psychology Network Conference, Derby, United Kingdom.

Fanneran, T., Bradley, E., & McNally, D. (2015).  Developing a structured intervention within a shared-decision making and self-regulation framework, Poster session presented at the Psychology Health and Medicine Conference, Belfast, Ireland.

Fanneran, T. & McNally, D. (2014). Developing a structured intervention for admissions in acute mental health. Oral Presentation at SSSFT research dissemination seminars, Stafford.

Fanneran, T. (2013). Ensuring we have the right staff with the right skills in the right place: mental health and learning disabilities nursing.  National Webinar, SSSFT & HPFT.

Fanneran, T. (2013). A critical analysis of adult safeguarding practices in NHS mental health services: implications for practice and service provision. Inaugural Postgraduate Conference, Staffordshire University.

Fanneran, T. (2012).  Restructuring the NHS: exploring the implications for adult safeguarding research. Oral presentation at the PhD Workshop, University of Porto.

Kingston, P & Fanneran, T. (2012). Rethinking Asylums: elderly abuse and safeguarding in hospitals and the community.  Oral presentation at The Royal College of Psychiatrists annual residential meeting, Cardiff.

Fanneran, T., Kingston, P. & Bradley, E. (2012).  A critical analysis of adult safeguarding practices in NHS mental health services.  Poster presentation at The Royal College of Psychiatrists annual residential meeting, Cardiff.

Fanneran, T. (2012). Safeguarding vulnerable adults in NHS mental health services.  Researcher seminar at the Faculty of Health, Staffordshire University.

Fanneran, T. (2011).  My Journey: a PhD student’s reflection on the first six months of research. Oral presentation at the PhD Experience Conference, University of Hull.

Fanneran, T. (2011). Safeguarding vulnerable adults in mental health.  Oral presentation at the postgraduate training session, Wolverhampton PCT.

Fanneran, T., Kingston, P. & Bradley, E. (2011).  A critical analysis of adult safeguarding practices in NHS mental health services.  Poster presentation at the International Psychogeriatric Association (IPA) 13th International Congress, Hague.

ORCID number

0000-0001-8670-0056

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