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Patricia Howlett

Associate Lecturer
Faculty of Health, Medicine and Social Care
School of Nursing and Midwifery
Areas of Expertise:
Nursing and midwifery

Patricia has clinical experience in many areas of mental health, most recently in Low Secure care.

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Patricia has many years’ experience as a nurse manager within secure care. This experience was gained working in hospitals and community in various areas of mental health including substance use, acute mental health, older person care and secure care. She undertook some teaching while employed in clinical areas, principally in challenging behaviour and care of service users with personality disorder. At ARU, Patricia was previously a Clinical Skills Tutor for mental health.

Research interests
  • Complementary medicine and mental health
  • PG Cert in Medical and Healthcare Education (ARU)
  • Diploma in Anatomy and Physiology (Southend Technical College)
  • Bach Flower Practitioner (ARU)
  • Diploma in Indian Head Massage (Brentwood Academy of Health and Beauty)
  • Diploma in Reflexology (Brentwood Academy of Health and Beauty)
  • Certificate in Management (University of Northampton)
  • BSc (Hons) in Complementary Medicine (ARU)
  • Registered Mental Nurse (Runwell Hospital)