Justin Stephens RN, RN/Specialist, DipHE, BA Hons, PGCert, MSc

Senior Lecturer, Nursing

Justin Stephens is a Senior Lecturer for Nursing in the School of Health Sciences at the University of Greenwich.

Justin is a registered nurse in mental health and as a specialist practitioner in community mental health nursing, with at least 18 years of clinical experience in a variety of settings, such as working with refugees, asylum seekers and people experiencing homelessness. 

He joined the university in 2014 as senior lecturer and Year 1 course leader on Introduction to Mental Health Nursing and joint lead on Psychosocial Perspectives on Health, as well as a Breakaway trainer on the pre-registration programme. He also lectures across a wide variety of pre-registration nursing courses as well as on the Mentor Preparation course.

Responsibilities within the university

  • Senior Lecturer, Nursing, School of Health Sciences
  • Course lecturer and course leader on pre-registration Introduction to Mental Health Nursing
  • Course lecturer and joint lead on pre-registration Psychosocial Perspectives on Health 
  • Breakaway trainer

Recognition

  • Chair of the London Network for Nurses and Midwives Homelessness group, 2011-14
  • Chair on conference (first one): London Network for Nurses and Midwives Homelessness group, April 2014

Research / Scholarly interests

Engagement and provision of healthcare services for homeless populations.

Key funded projects

  • Awarded development of website for London Network of Nurses and Midwives (LNNM) Homelessness group, 2014
  • Florence Nightingale Foundation Grant (2013): development of action learning sets and conference for the LNNM Homelessness group, 2013

Presentations

Stephens, J. (2014).Action Learning sets developing services for homeless populations across London. Florence Nightingale Foundation Conference Masterclass.