A L Lancaster
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Abi Lancaster is the Programme Leader of the BSc (Hons) Public Health and Community Wellbeing. This is a popular undergraduate degree programme with currently more than 300 students enrolled. As programme leader she is responsible for leading a programme team of highly qualified lecturers with backgrounds in psychology, sociology, nursing, epidemiology, food-and-agricultural science, and management. Her other duties include curriculum planning, educational quality control and evaluation, staff-student liaison, student recruitment and assessment, research and lecturing health, wellbeing and social care. Before she joined the University of Bradford, Abi Lancaster was Lecturer of Health and Social Care at Bradford College for several years and previously taught Health and Social Care, Biology and Chemistry at a High School and Sixth Form College. Abi Lancaster worked for the National Health Service for more than 20 years as a Mental Health Nurse in a variety of hospital settings. She co-led a successful research project to introduce mental health care into the primary care sector across GP practices in Leeds. For 9 years she worked as a Specialist Community Health Nurse with adults with severe and enduring mental health problems and was a Community Mental Health Team Manager.
Physiology for Health and Wellbeing, Work-Based Learning, Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Public Health