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Dr Claire Chatterton

Profile summary

  • Regional Academic Staff
  • Staff Tutor
  • Faculty of Wellbeing, Education & Language Studies
  • School of Health, Wellbeing and Social Care
  • Regions & Nations (HWSC)
  • c.s.chatterton

Professional biography

I have worked for the Open University since 2003, initially as an associate lecturer and programme tutor (nursing) and more recently as a staff tutor based in the North West of England.

My clinical background is in nursing and I have worked in  a variety of practice settings as a general nurse and as a mental health nurse.

My research interests lie in the history of nursing and mental health care. I currently chair the Royal College of Nursing's History of Nursing Society.

Research interests

History and development of mental health nursing

Nursing care of military personnel who suffer psychological trauma,  from a historical perspective

Teaching interests

History of Nursing

Teaching and assessing in clinical practice

Sociology of health and illness

Health policy

Dementia Care

Communication skills

 

Publications

Sister Catherine Black: ‘King’s nurse, Beggar’s nurse.’ (2017-11)
Chatterton, Claire
Bulletin of the UK Association for the History of Nursing., 6 (pp. 50-51)
‘It turned us yellow all over.’ Health Care Provision for Munition Workers During the First World War (2017-11)
Chatterton, Claire
Bulletin of the UK Association for the History of Nursing., 6 (pp. 44-45)
Sister Minnie Wood (continued) (2017-11)
Chatterton, Claire
Bulletin of the UK Association for the History of Nursing., 6 (pp. 49-50)
Sister Minnie Wood (2016-11)
Chatterton, Claire
Bulletin of the UK Association for the History of Nursing., 5 (pp. 81-82)
'Rekindling the Desire to Live.' Nursing Men Following Facial Injury and Surgery during the First World War (2016-11)
Chatterton, Claire and McInnes, Marilyn
Bulletin of the UK Association for the History of Nursing., 5 (pp. 56-60)
Pioneering days for trauma care (2016-06-09)
Chatterton, Claire
Mental Health Practice, 19(9) (p 11)
Training mental health nurses in the United Kingdom– a historical overview. Part Two: 1948 onwards (2015-11)
Chatterton, Claire
Bulletin of the UK Association for the History of Nursing., 4 (pp. 5-14)
Nursing Biography: Catherine E Bennett (2015-11)
Chatterton, Claire
Bulletin of the UK Association for the History of Nursing., 4 (pp. 66-68)
Inpatient mental health care in the first world war (2015-09)
Chatterton, Claire
Mental Health Practice, 19(1) (pp. 35-37)
Training mental health nurses in the United Kingdom– a historical overview. Part One: pre 1948. (2014-11)
Chatterton, Claire
Bulletin of the UK Association for the History of Nursing., 3 (pp. 22-32)
“An unsuitable job for a woman? Gender and mental health nursing.” (2013-11)
Chatterton, Claire
Bulletin of the UK Association for the History of Nursing., 2 (pp. 44-49)
Charlotte Seymour Yapp (2013-11)
Chatterton, Claire and Wade, Lesley
The Bulletin of the UK Association for the History of Nursing, 2 (pp. 49-51)
Mental health nursing—an overview of its development (2012-12-13)
Chatterton, Claire
British Journal of Healthcare Assistants, 6(12) (pp. 612-617)
What is the ‘best evidence’ for researching nursing history? (2012)
Chatterton, Claire
Bulletin of the UK Association for the History of Nursing., 1(2) (pp. 5-20)
'Caught in the middle'? Mental nurse training in England 1919–51 (2004)
Chatterton, Claire
Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 11(1) (pp. 30-35)
Women in mental health nursing: Angels or custodians? (2000)
Chatterton, Claire
International History of Nursing Journal, 5(2) (pp. 11-19)
'The weakest link in the chain of nursing'? Recruitment and retention in mental health nursing in England, 1948-68 (2015-07)
Chatterton, Claire
In: Borsay, Anne and Dale, Pamela eds. Mental Health Nursing: The working lives of paid carers in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Nursing History and Humanities (pp. 169-189)
ISBN : 978 0 7190 9693 8 | Publisher : Manchester University Press

News

Jenny Simpson

Learning from people: the training method bringing service users and social workers together

Jenny Simpson, Head of Social Work (England), as well as students and staff at the OU are involved in an exciting development in relation to social work education. Mend the Gap is a model for the effective involvement of people who are at the receiving end of services, together with those who provide professional support. Read more about Mend the Gap here

18th April 2018
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