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Inga Heyman
First Name: Inga
Surname: Heyman
Position: Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing
Telephone: +44 (0)1224 262644
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Inga is a Registered Adult and Mental Health Nurse with a clinical and educational career in Australia and Scotland spanning 33 years. Her main areas of practice have been in public protection having worked in substance use in pregnancy and parenting, adolescent and police services. Her Masters and PhD studies have been focused on forensic health care (police custody) and policing and mental health. She is a  Fellow of the Higher Education Academy with teaching interests in:

  • Forensic nursing
  • Prevent (Preventing Violent Extremism)
  • Police custody health care
  • Inter-professional and interagency  education
  • Simulation in mental health education and learning

Teaching Interests

  • Inter-professional education
  • Forensic nursing
  • Simulation in mental health education and learning
  • E-learning
  • Police custody health care
  • Maternal mental health

Research Interests

Inga’s research interests lie in policing and mental health with her PhD. studies focused on understanding the pathways and interface between police, those in mental health distress and emergency health services.

Her main areas of interest are:

  • Public protection
  • Police custody care
  • Police/health collaborations
  • Suicide intervention education

Funding

  • Scottish Prevention of Violent Extremism Unit (Scottish Government) (2015)
  • Police Scotland (2014)
  • Scottish Institute of Policing Research (2014) 

Projects

2015. COLT for Prevent (Collaborative Outcomes Learning Tool for Prevent). Scottish Prevention of Violent Extremism Unit. Scottish Government. Development of multiagency learning resource to support an understanding of Prevent multi-agency responses.

2014. COLT (Collaborative Outcomes Learning Tool) Police Scotland. An interactive learning resource to support a multiagency understanding of complex public protection practice.

2013-14. Scottish Institute for Policing Research. “Interagency adult support and protection practice of police and health and social care professionals: A realistic evaluation approach”. In collaboration with Police Scotland.

External Roles

  • Member of the Global Law Enforcement and Public Health Network
  • Member of the International Law Enforcement and Public Health Conference Committee
  • Member of the Scottish Alcohol Research Network
  • Member of the Scottish Institute of Policing Research Network
  • Member of the Police Scotland Public Protection research group

Awards

2014. British Learning on Screen Award. The British Universities Film and Video Council, London. Awarded highly commended award for COLT (Collaborative Outcomes Learning Tool).

2004. ($4,000) New South Wales Nurses' Registration Board scholarship – International conference presentations and international field visits.

Publications books

GIBSON, N. and HEYMAN, I., 2014. Narrative therapy. In: J. LISHMAN, C. YUILL, J. BRANNAN & A. GIBSON, eds. Social work – an introduction. London: Sage.

Publications journals

HEYMAN, I., INNES, G. and GOODHAND, K. 2016. Collaborative Outcomes Learning Tool (COLT): a multi-agency educational resource to support complex public protection understanding and practice. Journal Of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice [online], 4(3), pages 48-55. Available from:
http://jpaap.napier.ac.uk/index.php/JPAAP/article/view/168

HEYMAN, I., WEBSTER- HENDERSON, B.J. and TEE, S., 2015. Curriculum development through understanding the student nurse experience of suicide intervention - A phenomenographic study. Nurse Education in Practice, 15 (6) pp. 498-506.  

WEBSTER-HENDERSON, B., HEYMAN, I. and SHAW, R., 2012. Substance and alcohol misuse in the offshore community – reviewing the evidence. The Journal of the Institute of Remote Health Care, 3(1), pp. 15-20.

HEYMAN, I., 2012. Challenging misconceptions about mental health nursing. Nursing Times, 108(28), pp. 17-18.

Presentations

HEYMAN, I., 2016. Supporting an understanding of the pathways and interface between police, those in mental health distress and emergency health services. Scottish Institute of Policing Research and Police Scotland Postgraduate Symposium. Dundee University.

HEYMAN, I., 2016. The pathways and interface between police, those in mental health distress and emergency health services – A Literature Review. Scottish Institute of Policing Research International Conference – Policing Vulnerable People and Vulnerable Places. Edinburgh.

TEE, S., WEBSTER- HENDERSON, B.J., and HEYMAN, I., 2015. The Patient’s Voice in Health Professional Education in the UK – 10 Years on: Beyond a Tick Box Exercise toward Cultural Change? Inter-Professional Health Care Education. Vancouver, Canada.

HEYMAN, I., GIBB, A., 2015. Integration of the UK Prevent counter-terrorism strategy into mainstream health and social care education. Nurse Education Today Conference. Churchill College, Cambridge.

JOSEPH, S., DIACK, L., KLEIN, S., HEYMAN, I., MCCLUSKEY, S.  and WOOLNOUGH, P., 2014. Protecting vulnerable members of society. ENTER Conference, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen.

HEYMAN, I., 2014. The Challenges of Adult Support and Protection. (Key note speaker) National Adult Protection Conference, Renfrewshire.

HEYMAN I., 2014. Multi agency learning using The Collaborative Outcomes Learning Tool. Workshops x2. National Child Protection conference. Connecting, Exchanging, Protecting: Getting it Right for Child Protection. Stirling.

HEYMAN I., 2014. Multi-agency learning using The Collaborative Outcomes Learning Tool. Workshops x2. National Adult Protection conference. Connecting, Exchanging, Protecting: Getting it Right for Adult Protection. Stirling.

HEYMAN, I., JOSEPH, S., DIACK, L., KLEIN, S., MCCLUSKEY, S. AND WOOLNOUGH, P., 2014. Collaborative vulnerabilities? – understanding the challenges of interagency education and practices to protect those most susceptible to serious harm in Scotland .Law Enforcement and Public Health Conference. Amsterdam, Netherlands.

HEYMAN, I. and INNES, G., 2014. Virtually joining forces - Collaborative police and health practice and education to support those with co-morbid physical and mental health needs in police custody. Workshop. Law Enforcement and Public Health Conference. Amsterdam, Netherlands.

HEYMAN, I., GIBB, A. and INNES, G., 2014. Preventable? Integration of the UK Prevent counter-terrorism strategy into mainstream health and social care education. Law Enforcement and Public Health conference. Amsterdam, Netherlands.

HEYMAN, I., GOODHAND, K. and INNES, G., 2014. Collaborative Outcome Learning Tool (COLT) – An interactive, multiagency educational tool to support public protection communication and information sharing. POLCON 5, Teesside University.

HEYMAN, I., 2014. Understanding the challenges of Police and interagency education and practices to protect those most susceptible to serious harm in Scotland. POLCON 5, Teesside University. 

HEYMAN I., INNES. G. and GOODHAND, K., 2014. The Hidden Educator – The use of High Fidelity Silicone Masks in Health and Social Care Education. Innovate to Stimulate conference. Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen.

HEYMAN, I., 2014. Curriculum development through understanding the student nurse experience of suicide intervention education- a phenomenographic study. NET NEP, Netherlands.

HEYMAN, I. and WEBSTER-HENDERSON, B.J., 2013. Joining Forces – Collaborative police and nurse interventions and education to support those with mental health needs: a comparative international literature review. International Council of Nurses Quadrennial Congress. Melbourne, Australia.

HEYMAN. I, and WEBSTER-HENDERSON, B.J., 2013. Sick, nicked and hanging out for change. Police and Nursing roles in the care of those with complex mental health needs in custody. International Council of Nurses Quadrennial Congress. Melbourne, Australia.

HEYMAN. I and WEBSTER-HENDERSON, B.J., 2013. Crack in the Pipeline - Substance and alcohol misuse in the offshore oil and gas community. International Council of Nurses Quadrennial Congress. Melbourne, Australia.

HEYMAN. I., 2013. A Risky Business? – The Scottish Nursing Experience of Protecting Vulnerable Adults. International Council of Nurses Quadrennial Congress. Melbourne, Australia.

HEYMAN, I., 2013. Adult protection from a psychiatric perspective. Association of Chief Police Officers of Scotland Adult Protection Conference. Tulliallan, Scottish Police College.

HEYMAN, I., 2012. Collaborative Police and Nursing Interventions and education to support those with mental health needs: A comparative international literature review. Enhancing Nursing through Educational Research (ENTER) Inaugural Scottish Conference. Stirling.

HEYMAN, I., 2013. The Student Nurse Experience of Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) – A Phenomenographic Study. Enhancing Nursing through Educational Research (ENTER) Conference: Edinburgh Napier University.