Key Research Interests and Expertise

2001 - A focus group study examining the meanings of ‘Zero Tolerance’ of aggression and violence for staff within a large Mental Health and Learning Disabilities NHS Trust-informed work by the Trust Board – for BSc Studies (BSc Hons Health Studies First Class)

2003-4 - Establishing a Framework for the Planning Implementation and Evaluation of Education and Training in the Recognition, Prevention and Management of Aggression and Violence (project work for Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire Workforce Development Confederation)

2006 - A Case Study Investigation into the effectiveness of an EBL Learning Package in facilitating the achievement of learning outcomes within the pre-registration curriculum – for MA studies

2012 - 2016 A modified grounded theory study with the aim of  describing, exploring and explaining the meanings attached to local experiences of developing professional integrity in pre-registration student nurses with recommendations for future practice based on findings

Publications

Blowers E. J. & Munton R. A. (1998) CPNA Members Handbook, Risk assessment and Community Psychiatric Nursing: An introduction, Chippenham: CPNA Publications.

Doy, R., Blowers E.J. & Sutton, E, (2006) The ABC of Community Emergency Care:  Mental Health - drug misuse, psychosis and the prevention and management of violence and aggression in emergency settings in Emergency Medicine Journal 23(4): 304–312.

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