James Grant

Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Health, Education and Social Care
School of Nursing
Areas of Expertise:
Nursing and midwifery , Mental health , Simulation-based education

James Grant is a Senior Lecturer in Simulation. He is a registered Mental Health Nurse with specialist experience in borderline personality disorder treatment, recovery and intervention.

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James is a registered Mental Health Nurse with 7.5 years' experience working within the NHS, predominantly within a specialist service for individuals with a diagnosis of borderline personality disorder, managed within a least restrictive recovery focussed framework.

James is experienced in providing teaching across the NHS and private sector and educational institutes around least restrictive practice and advising in management of harmful behaviours within a borderline personality disorder diagnosis.

James is passionate about the teaching and education of nursing students and the future workforce of the NHS.

Research interests
  • Mental health nursing
  • Borderline personality disorder
  • Least restrictive practice
  • Risk assessment
  • BSc (Hons) Mental Health Nursing – ARU
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology – University of Kent
  • Postgraduate qualification – Professional Nurse Advocate – University of Northampton
  • Foundation training in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
Memberships, editorial boards
  • Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC)
  • Royal College of Nursing (RCN)