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Bridget Hamilton

Associate Professor - Mental Health
Nursing
recovery
evaluation
co-production
co-design
mental health nursing
qualitative
social theory
health services
research
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A/Prof

Bridget Hamilton

 
Division
Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
 
Primary Interest
Mental health
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A/Prof

Bridget Hamilton

 

Associate Professor Bridget Hamilton is the Director of the Centre for Psychiatric Nursing. She leads a team of clinical nurse academics and consumer academics to build up the skills and contribution of mental health nurses in Victoria, for the benefit of people receiving mental healthcare.

Bridget Hamilton is a registered mental health nurse with a 30 year career working as a clinician, manager, educator and researcher in public sector services.
She highly values partnering with consumers in everyday work, research and teaching. She teaches solutions-focused interventions; her research spans ethnographic fieldwork in healthcare settings, knowledge transfer for seclusion reduction, evaluations of recovery orientation, narratives of Strengths approaches.

Scholarly Works

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2012

Vice-Chancellor's Engagement Award 2012 for Consumer Involvement Station

The University of Melbourne

2010

Dreamlarge Knowledge Transfer Excellence Award for evidence implementation postdoctoral fellowship project “Translating evidence to practic

The University of Melbourne

2010

Prize for best methodological paper 2005, Masters and PhD researchers' seminar

Department of Nursing, University of Melbourne

2009

Emeritus Professor Judith Parker Prize for most meritorious doctoral thesis

School of Nursing and Social Work, The University of Melbourne

2008

Senior Investigator Award, St Vincent's Research Week

St. Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne

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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Associate Professor - Mental Health

Nursing

Member Of The College

Australian College of Mental Health Hurses

Registered Nurse

Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Nursing (Honours)

Deakin University

Bachelor of Psychiatric Nursing

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology