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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