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Patrick Callaghan

Professor of Mental Health Nursing and Head of School of Health Sceinces, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

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Patrick Callaghan is Professor of Mental Health Nursing and Head of the School of Health Sciences at the University of Nottingham where he leads the Mental Health Research Programme. He is Associate Director (Research Engagement) at the National Institute of Health Research Clinical Research Network (Mental Health). He was Visiting Professor in Mental Health at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland 2006 -2012 and has held Visiting Scholar appointments at the University of Poznan, Poland and Kwazulu-Natal University, South Africa. He was the first elected Chair of Mental Health Nurse Academics UK and sits on the steering committee of Horatio: The European Association of Mental Health Nursing. He is a Professorial Fellow, Interim Director and Board member of the Institute of Mental Health, Nottingham. A Mental Health Nurse, Chartered Health Psychologist, Chartered Health Scientist and Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy, Professor Callaghan has worked in mental health for 30 years. In 2010 he was awarded the Eileen Skellern Memorial Lecture for his contribution to Mental Health Nursing. He led the education group of the Chief Nursing Officer's Review of Mental Health Nursing in England in 2005. He is a former non-executive director of the Mental Health Act Commission in England. His research interests are evaluating psychosocial interventions in mental health and acute, testing social cognition models of health-related behaviour in relation to exercise and mental health policy and service evaluation. Professor Callaghan has published more than 70 papers, secured around £4m of research grants and edited three books. He has published several evidence synthesis reviews and will contribute systematic review expertise to the current project.

Expertise Summary

  • Social Cognition Models of Health-related Behaviour
  • Psychological Interventions
  • Mental Health Nursing Processes and Outcomes
  • Quantitative Research Methods
  • Mental Health Service Evaluation

Teaching Summary

Social Cognition Models of Health-related Behaviour Psychological Interventions Mental Health Nursing Processes and Outcomes Quantitative Research Methods Mental Health Service… read more

Research Summary

2012

Lovell, Callaghan et al

£1.8m

EQUIP: Enhancing Service user and carer involvement in care planning

NIHR Programme Grants for Applied Health Research

2014

Callaghan et al

£50,000

Developing and testing a online intervention to improve young people's health and well being

Nottingham City Clinical Commissioning Group

2014

Thomas, Callaghan et et al

£450,000

BEADS: behavioural activation therapy for depression after stroke (beads): a feasibility randomised controlled pilot trial of a psychological intervention for post-stroke depression

NIHR: Health Technology Assessment Programme

Recent Publications

Memberships

Health Care and Professions Council - Practitioner Psychologist

Chartered Health Psychologist, British Psychological Society (BPS)

Royal College of Nursing of the UK (RCN)

Health & Social Policy Committee of the Royal College of Nursing (1992-1994)

Hong Kong Society for Nursing Education (1996-1999)

Research Governance Committee of Barts & The London NHS Trust (2002-2004)

Workforce Action Team (Education) for development of The Capable Practitioner - The Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health (2001)

Elected first Chair of Mental Health Nurse Academics UK (2002-2005)

Board member of European Violence in Psychiatry Research Group 2005-2013

Steering Group of HORATIO: European Psychiatric Nursing Group

Consultancy

Mental Health Nursing Standards, College of Nursing, Hong Kong

Research, Hong Kong Society for Promotion of Hospice Care

Evidence-based health care Hong Kong Hospital Authority

Research and Development Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

Government appointments

Appointed by the Government to be Mental Health Act Area Commissioner for Kent and Medway 2004-2009

Appointed an Associate Commissioner by the Healthcare Commission 2006-2009

Appointed to Chief Nursing Officer's Mental Health Nursing Review Reference Group 2005

Appointed Co-Chair of Education Sub-group of CNO's Review of Mental Health Nursing 2005

Appointed Non-exceutive Director of Mental Health Act Commission 2007-09 with responsibility to be Caldicott Guardian

Investigator of National Institute of Health Research

Nursing Advisory Development Group at National Institute of Mental Health England (2002-2004)

Member of DH (England) Advisory Group on New Horizons for Mental Health following the end of the National Service Frameworks for Mental Health (2007)

Member of NIHR SDO Funding Panel

Member of NIHR Funding Panel for Clinical Academic Training Fellowships for Nurses, Midwives and AHPs

Member of funding panel for NIHR Research for Patient Benefit Fund

NIHR Investigator

Reviewer

Social Science and Medicine

Sport and Exercise Psychology

HEALTH

Adapted Physical Acitvity Quarterly

Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing

International Journal of Nursing Studies

Journal of Advanced Nursing

Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing

Asian Journal of Nursing Studies

Hong Kong Nursing Journal

Nursing Times

Mental Health Practice

Expert Grant reviewer for the Hong Kong Government Health Services Research Committee

Expert grant reviewer for NHS Executive SDO R & D programme

Expert grant reviewer for Mental Health Foundation

Expert grant reviewer for National Institute of Health Research in England

Teaching and Learning

Programme Leadership

BA Health Studies - University of East London 1991-1994

BSc Nursing Studies - The Chinese University of Hong Kong 1996-1998

MSc Interprofessional Practice (Mental Health) - City University London 2001 -2004

Contribution to Teaching and Learning

BA Health Studies - University of East London 1991-1994

MSc Health Promotion - University of East London - 1992-1994

BSc Nursing Studies - The Chinese University of Hong Kong 1996-1998

MSc Nursing - The Chinese University of Hong Kong 1994-1999

MPhil/PhD Nursing Studies - The Chinese University of Kong 1994-1999

MSc Interprofessional Practice (Mental Health) - City University London 2001 -2004

DSci/PhD Health Sciences - City University London 2000 - 2005

PhD

Diploma/BSc/MSc/PhD/D.HEaSci - University of Nottingham 2006-present

MA Research Methods (ESRC accredited)- University of Nottingham 2007

MSc/PhD - Trinity College Dublin

External Examining

External Examiner South Bank University (1993-1996), London

Open University of Hong Kong (1995-1998)

External Course Assessor, Mental Health, Open University of Hong Kong (1996)

University of Liverpool (2001-2004)

University of Essex (2001-2004)

University of Reading (2001-2005)

Middlesex University, London (2004-2008)

Trinity College Dublin (2006-2007)

Athlone Institute of Technology (2005-2008)

University College Cork (2007-2009)

External Validator and Assessor - MSc Mental Health University of Manchester 2004

BSc Nursing Studies University of Manchester 2009

Ph.D examining

Institute of Psychiatry

University of Keele

University of Bradford

University of Nottingham x2

City University London

University of Sheffield

University of Manchester x2

Cardiff University

Free University Amsterdam

Curriculum Development

BA Health Studies - University of East London 1991-1994

MSc Health Promotion - University of East London - 1992-1994

BSc Nursing Studies - The Chinese University of Hong Kong 1996-1998

MSc Nursing - The Chinese University of Hong Kong 1994-1999

MPhil/PhD Nursing Studies - The Chinese University of Kong 1994-1999

MSc Interprofessional Practice (Mental Health) - City University London 2001 -2004

Membership of 2011 Graduate Nursing Curriculum Steering Group University of Nottingham

Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) - Low Intensity Provision for East Midlands 2008-2011

Competitively Funded Education Awards

Managed the Dip/BSc Mental Health Nursing c.£2m per annum Pre-registration Contract City University London 2002-2005

Graduate Mental Health Worker in Mental Health Tripartite Partnership with City University, London South Bank University and University of East London, c. £120,000 2004

IAPT Low Intensity Programme for East Midlands - Led the successful tender, c. £400,000

NIHR - MA Research Methods - Led the successful tender of 30 fully funded places as part of Clinical Academic Careers Pathway for Nurses and AHPs, awarded by DH, 2009-2012 c.550,000

NIHR - MA Research Methods co-led the successful re-tender 2012 c.650,000

Practice Development

Member of Nursing and Allied Health Professionals Executive Group, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust with responsibility for Research and Practice Development Capacity and Capability Building

Led Trust reviews of:

Practice Development Priorities - Reported 2006

Acute Inpatient Care - Reported 2007

Modern Matron Review - Reported 2007

Nurse Consultant Review - Report 2009

Non-medical Prescribing Review - Due to report January 2010

Responsible for Leading the Nursing and AHP Research Capacity Strategy

Systematic Evaluation of Impact of Clinical Supervision Policy - Due to report May 2010

Co-applicant of NIHR funded Collaborative Leadership for Applied Health Research and Care c. £14m

Co-lead on Dental Health Care for Serious Mental Illness Research and Practice Development Project 2009-2013

Head of Institute of Mental Health Nottingham Teaching and Learning Section 2006-2009; Head of Health, Well Being and Society Section 2010-2013

Academic Lead and Head of Mental Health, University of Nottingham School of Nursing, Midwifery & Physiotherapy

Member of University of Nottingham School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy Executive Committee

Chair - University of Nottingham School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy Research and Knowledge Transfer Committee

Member of University of Nottingham Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences Research Strategy Group

Member of Institute of Mental Health Nottingham Leadership Team

Member of Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust Executive Leadership Council

Non-executive Director of Mental Health Act Commission 2007-2009

Member of CNO Review of Mental Health Nursing Reference Panel 2004-2005

Co-chair of CNO Review of Mental Health Nursing Education Sub-group 2004-2005

First elected Chair of Mental Health Nurse Academics UK 2002-2005

Board Member of Amnesty International Hong Kong Section 1995-1998

Member of University of Nottingham Senate and Senior Managers Forum

Member of University Academic Promotions Committee

Member of University of Nottingham

Member of team that won a Department of Health £10m Bid to establish a National Centre for Sports and Exercise Medicine, East Midlands

Board Member of National Centre for Sports and Exercise Medicine Management Committee; Chair of Mental Health and Well Being Theme

Member of Institute of Mental Health Nottingham Board

  • Social Cognition Models of Health-related Behaviour
  • Psychological Interventions
  • Mental Health Nursing Processes and Outcomes
  • Quantitative Research Methods
  • Mental Health Service Evaluation

Past Research

1992

P. Callaghan & R. Adams

£60,000

Identifying and evaluating the effect of therapeutic nursing on patient outcomes with particular reference to Quality of Life in a special hospital

University of East London

Broadmoor Hospital, Berkshire

1994

P. Callaghan, H.P.French,

E. Holroyd, K. Sellick

S. Dudley-Brown

HK$31,860

(£2548)

The Effectiveness of Tutorials in Behaviourial Sciences for Nurses: An Action Learning Project

University Grants Committee of Hong Kong

1998

P. Callaghan

HK$77,000

(£6160)

Designing equivalent, reliable and valid measures of variables that may predict exercise behaviour in young Chinese people

Hong Kong Government Health Services Research Committee

1998

A.Molassiotis, P. Callaghan

S.F.Twinn

HK$307,000

(£24,560)

Randomized Controlled Trial of the effectiveness of group cognitive-behavioural interventions and peer support/counselling in symptomatic HIV patients.

Hong Kong AIDS Trust Fund

2000

P. Callaghan, T. J. Coats

L. Leigh, A. Smith

L. Bowers

£67,000

An evaluation of the laison mental health service at the A & E department of the Royal London Hospital

NHS R & D Levy

2000

L.Bowers

P.Callaghan and 5 European

partners

EU 491,000

(£250,000)

The European Violence in Psychiatry Research Group Dissemination Project

European Union (5th Framework Programme)

2001

L. Turner & P. Callaghan

£20,000

Evaluating the introduction of a pilot client attachment scheme in mental health nursing education

City University research award

2001

L. Bowers, P. Callaghan et al.

£106,129

The right people for the job: choosing staff that will adjust positively and productively to working in the new personality disorder (PD) services

The Home Office

2002

L. Bowers, P. Callaghan et al

£300,000

City Nurses Project: evaluating care of young people with mental health problems in East London

Square Smile Appeal of Lord Mayor of London

2003

P. Callaghan

£25,000

Evaluation of Blood Borne Virus Project

ELC MH Trust

2004

P.Callaghan

£156,000

Developing international excellence

RAE Development Fund City University, London

2005

J.Jones, P.Callaghan et al.

£78,475

Developing Strategies for the Management of Disruptive Patient Behaviours in the Haemodialysis Units at Barts and the London Trust

Research Advisory Board Barts and the London NHS Trust

2006

P.Callaghan, E. Khalil and S. Owen

£99,307

Pragmatic randomised controlled trial of a preferred intensity exercise programme to improve physiological and associated psychological, social and wellbeing outcomes of women living with depression

Burdett Trust

2006

J.Schneider, P Callaghan et al

£25,068

Better outcomes for the most excluded: evidence review of aclmn and mapping of existing services

Care Services Improvement Partnership

2007

P. Callaghan et al.

£248, 750

An evaluation of the Chief Nursing Officer's Review of Mental Health Nursing.

National Institute of Health Research - Policy Research Programme

2008

J. Schenider, P. Callaghan et al

£299,000

Inpatient care of people with dementia

National Institute of Health Research - NCC SDO programme

2008

C.Adams,P Callaghan & P.Liddle

£479,000

Dental Care Trial for People with Severe Mental Illness: Part of £14m CLARHC mental health theme

NIHR

2009

Callaghan, Higgins et al

€58,000

Evaluation of the impact of a Mental Health Recovery and Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) Education Programme

The Irish Mental Health & Recovery Education Consortium

2009

Callaghan, P et al

£241,000

H.E.A.L.T.H. project revised: Pragmatic RCT of exercise with young people diagnosed with anxiety and depression

NIHR Research For Patient Benefit Programme

2010

Lovell, Callaghan

et al

£100,000

Service user involvement in care planning

NIHR Programme Grant Development Grant

2010

Repper, Callaghan et et al

£390,000

Evaluation of peer support workers in mental health

Health Foundation

Future Research

2014

Lymn, Callaghan et

al

£324,978

Evaluation of the Impact of care Experience Prior to Undertaking NHS

Funded Education and Training

Department of Health Policy Research Programme

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