Dr Jacquie White

Dr Jacquie White

Mental Health Strategy Lead

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Department of Psychological Health, Wellbeing and Social Work

Qualifications

  • BSc (University of Hull)
  • PGCert (University of Hull)
  • PhD (University of East Anglia)

Summary

A registered mental health nurse since 1986, Jacquie studied the role of the mental health nurse in medication management for her first degree and conducted a programme of research into nurse-led physical health checks in secondary mental health services for her PhD.

This work implemented the Health Improvement Profile (HIP), a tool she co-designed for mental health nurses that is now used across the world.

Developing practice that has an impact on the mental health and wellbeing of adults and young people remains the focus of her teaching, research and scholarship activity. Jacquie has worked in a variety of roles at the University , most recently Associate Dean Education (2015-2020) and moved to a new role to lead Mental Health Strategy on 3 March 2020.

Undergraduate

A University Teaching Fellow Jacquie was awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award at the 2017 Hull University Union Student Led Teaching Awards. Jacquie’s teaching includes contributions to the education of undergraduate and postgraduate students, and national and mental health and learning disability professionals from across the UK and beyond. She delivers content at all academic levels with a particular focus on psychopharmacology, medicines management and health behavior change.

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

The Health Improvement Profile for people with severe mental illness: Feasibility of a secondary analysis to make international comparisons

Bos, D., Gray, R., Meepring, S., White, J., Foland, K., & Bressington, D. (in press). The Health Improvement Profile for people with severe mental illness: Feasibility of a secondary analysis to make international comparisons. Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing, https://doi.org/10.1111/jpm.12748

Nurse-facilitated health checks for persons with severe mental illness: A cluster-randomized controlled trial

White, J., Lucas, J., Swift, L., Barton, G. R., Johnson, H., Irvine, L., …Gray, R. J. (2018). Nurse-facilitated health checks for persons with severe mental illness: A cluster-randomized controlled trial. Psychiatric services : a journal of the American Psychiatric Association, 69(5), 601-604. https://doi.org/10.1176/appi.ps.201700258

Chinese Health Improvement Profile for people with severe mental illness: A cluster-randomized, controlled trial

Bressington, D., Chien, W. T., Mui, J., Lam, K. K. C., Mahfoud, Z., White, J., & Gray, R. (2018). Chinese Health Improvement Profile for people with severe mental illness: A cluster-randomized, controlled trial. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 27(2), 841-855. https://doi.org/10.1111/inm.12373

Is adherence therapy an effective adjunct treatment for patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorders? A systematic review and meta-analysis

Gray, R., Bressington, D., Ivanecka, A., Hardy, S., Jones, M., Schulz, M., …Chien, W. (2016). Is adherence therapy an effective adjunct treatment for patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorders? A systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Psychiatry, 16(1), 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12888-016-0801-1

Other

Guidance on the Administration to Adults of Oil-based Depot and other Long-acting Intramuscular Antipsychotic Injections 6th Edition

Feetam, C., & White, J. (2020). Guidance on the Administration to Adults of Oil-based Depot and other Long-acting Intramuscular Antipsychotic Injections 6th Edition

Research interests

Mental health

Mental health nursing

Medication management

Multimorbidity

Interventions in serious mental illness

Public health interventions in child and adolescent mental health and wellbeing

Student mental health and wellbeing

Interdisciplinary education

Project

Funder

Grant

Started

Status

Project

Headstart Hull Independent Evaluation

Funder

Local Government Association

Grant

£194,760.00

Started

1 April 2017

Status

Ongoing

Postgraduate supervision

Jacquie welcomes applications in areas related to medication management, shared decision making, nurse-led interventions, mental health and population level interventions to address multi morbidity in primary or secondary care settings, or those that aim to strengthen emotional resilence and mental wellbeing in children and young people.

Awards and prizes

Hull University Union Student Led Teaching Awards Outstanding Achievement

2017

Faculty Research Fellow Award.

2010 - 2011

University Teaching Fellow

2006