Mental Health and Learning Disability

Warrington Campus

The Department of Mental Health and Learning Disability's over-arching aim is to improve the care of people with a learning disability and those who have mental health problems.

Academic Programme


The following courses are delivered through the department;

Art Therapy (MA)

Assistant Practitioner Higher Apprenticeship: Health and Social Care (FdSc)

Nursing Associate Higher Apprenticeship (FdSc)

The Faculty's Pre-Registration Nursing provision, including BN Learning Disability and BN Mental Health is delivered by a cross-departmental team of staff, with both core and Field-specific content.


Key Department Contacts:  

The Head of Department is Dianne Phipps; or 01270 612536

The Deputy Head of Department is Sara Bell; or 01244 511632

The Departmental Administrator is Sophie Minshull; or 01244 512806