Andrew Barker

Andrew Barker


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Andrew has been a mental health nurse for 12 Years. Before coming to the University, he worked in acute inpatient mental health care, with a specialist interest in the application of mental health law.

He also works with the British Army Reserve and has served in Canada, Poland and Germany. His last operational tour was in Sierra Leone during the ebola crisis.



Research Interests

  • Mental health law

  • The history of mental health nursing

  • Mental health care in developing countries

Professional highlights


Academic qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Health Professional Studies, University of Hull

  • Advance Diploma in Mental Health Nursing, University of Bradford