Dr Mary AddoRGU: Mary Addo
...Dr Mary Addo
has a background in general and mental health nursing with several years and diverse experience in clinical practice and higher education.Her
research interests are in mental health nursing education, practice, clinical supervision and continuing professional development of nurses with a specialist interest in forensic nursing.
These include the educational preparation, roles and support for nurses in mental health nursing.She
is interested in qualitative research, particularly hermeneutic phenomenology and the exploration of lived experiences of nurse's working with sex offenders in secure care settings.
To date, Mary
has supervised BSc (Hons) dissertations and contributed to a research project in a survey into the education of mental health nurses.She is currently completing her PhD by research on the lived experience of trained nurses' working with sex offenders in maximum secure settings. In the United Kingdom she is a member of the National Forensic Nurses' Research and Development (UK) Group which is undertaking a systematic review of the concept of the title forensic nurse focussing on the UK.