"Hi Michael. I'm after all kinds of perspectives for it! I'm at the proposal stage right this minute and am rounding up some colleagues to take the helm for various chapters. I'm particularly keen to get first person accounts into the…"
"Thanks for your kind words Michael - glad you find it useful. I'm working on a book with colleagues at the moment - Critical Mental Health Nursing: Exploring Recovery Oriented Mental Health Practice (Working title). Where we hope to use again…"
"Thanks very much for the kind words on my book. The intention very much was to raise the profile of lived experience as a source of evidence that is IMO chronically under-valued. Also to explore the limits of what we currently know in terms of…"
I'm now working on some writing projects around Stigma and Othering, and Critical Mental Health Nursing: Exploring Recovery that are in their early stages and welcome potential collaborators from all backgrounds.
My key interests are developing critical recovery oriented approaches, narrative competency, and psychological therapies.
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Co-production Week will celebrate the benefits of co-production, share good practice and highlight the contribution of people who use services and carers to developing better public services.
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