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Jane Matonhodze

Jane Matonhodze RMN, BSc Hons, DipHE, PGDip, MSc

Jane Matonhodze

Jane Matonhodze
RMN, BSc Hons, DipHE, PGDip, MSc

Senior Lecturer, Mental Health Nursing

Department of Family Care & Mental Health

Faculty of Education & Health

Jane Matonhodze is a Senior Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing in the Department of Family Care & Mental Health at the University of Greenwich.

Jane worked previously in both in-patient and community mental health settings with patients suffering from enduring mental health problems, as well as supporting their carers leading on a national carers group linked to a national in-patient ward.

Since joining the university in 2010, her key responsibilities are as course leader and lecturer on both pre-registration and post-registration nursing and midwifery courses. Her areas of specialist teaching includes: assessment in mental health, mentorship preparation, family work for psychosis, and affective and organic disorders.

Other areas of interest are women's mental health, community treatment orders and cross-cultural factors in the aetiology of psychosis and other mental illnesses.

Jane is also a personal tutor, a research supervisor for both undergraduate and postgraduate students and a link tutor. Lately, Jane has been involved in an innovative project to support students in clinical areas via the use of online instant messaging technology.

Posts held previously:

  • 2005-10, Community Psychiatric Nurse, Northover CMHT, South London and Maudsley NHS Trust
  • 2002-04, Clinical Charge Nurse, The Psychosis Unit, South London and Maudsley NHS Trust
  • 2001-02, Primary Nurse, The Psychosis Unit, South London and Maudsley NHS Trust
  • Senior Lecturer, Mental Health Nursing, Department of Family Care & Mental Health
  • Course leader and lecturer on pre-registration and post-registration programme
  • Link tutor
  • Personal tutor
  • Committee attendance on the Faculty of Education and Health Student Experience
  • Member of Athena SWANN group
  • Registered member of the Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • Member of the National Thorn Steering Group

Jane's research interests are: the use of community treatment orders and psychotropic medication, the role of continued professional development, identity formation and the use of technology (Skype) to link with students in practice.

Funded research projects

  • South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust in collaboration with the Institute of Psychiatry: use of Community Treatment Orders and psychotropic medication with patients suffering from enduring mental illness, 2008-12
  • South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust in collaboration with colleagues from the University of Greenwich and London Southbank University: a virtual in-practice linking project, 2014

Patel, M. X., Matonhodze, J., Baig, M. K., Taylor, D., Szmukler, G. and David, A. S. (2013). Naturalistic outcomes of community treatment orders: antipsychotic long-acting injections versus oral medication. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 27(7), pp. 629-637.

Patel, M. X., Matonhodze, J., Baig, M. K., Gilleen, J., Boydel, J., Holloway, F., Taylor, D., Szmuckler, G., Lambert, T. and David, A.S. (2011). Increased use of antipsychotic long-acting injections with community treatment orders. Therapeutic Advances in Psychopharmacology, 1(2), pp. 37-45.

Patel, M. X., Matonhodze, J., Baig, M. K., Gilleen, J., Boydel, J., Holloway, F., Taylor, D., Szmuckler, G., Lambert, T. and David, A.S. (2010). Community Treatment Orders, ethnicity, conditions and psychotropic medication: The first six months (N= 126). Schizophrenia Research, 117(2-3), pp. 493-494.

Patel, M.X., Matonhodze, J., Baig, M.K., Gilleen, J., Boydel, J., Holloway, F., Taylor, D., Szmuckler, G., Lambert, T. and David, A.S. (2010). Community Treatment Orders and psychotropic medication, baseline data analysis for a one year follow up study (N=200). European Neuropsychopharmacology, 20(3), p. 468.

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