Mental Health Nursing



92% student satisfaction with teaching for Mental Health Nursing*

*National Student Survey 2015​​

Do you want to pursue a career in mental health nursing?

There is no health without mental health. 1 in 4 people is likely to experience some degree of mental distress. A mental health nurse can make a positive contribution in people's lives. Our vision is to promote compassionate care through effective communication. We want to make this a reality by recruiting people who are willing to take up this challenge. So, do you have the courage to commit yourself to mental health nursing? If you do, then our BSc (Hons) programme, which gives you a registration through the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a mental health nurse, is for you.

Our programme takes you on a service user's journey within the community and hospital settings. Through a flexible and blended approach to learning, our programme reinforces your positive attitude; provides you with evidence-based knowledge and equips you with effective practice skills.

So, if you want to become a brilliant mental health nurse then we can inspire you and transform your life and the lives of others.

For further information, please contact Roger Keenoo: ​ ​​

Values Based Recruitment 

  • The University of Northampton School of Health supports the Values stated in the NHS Constitution.
  • Please visit the Health Education England website for more details: Health Education England Website​
  • These values are utilised in our recruitment and selection processes.​


Values Based Recruitment is an approach which attracts and selects students, trainees or employees on the basis that their individual values and behaviours align with the values of the NHS Constitution.
The purpose of VBR is to ensure that the future and current NHS Workforce is selected against the values of the NHS Constitution so that we recruit for the right workforce not only with the right skills and in the right numbers but with the right values to support effective team working in delivering excellent patient care and experience.​

Mental Health Nursing

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