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Dr Jane Murray

Assistant Professor

Department: Nursing, Midwifery & Health

Jane Murray is a senior lecturer in mental health at Northumbria University, Newcastle.

Her main areas of interest are older persons mental health, particularly dementia and its’ associated issues. She teaches these topics across the pre and post registration nursing curriculums, as well as teaching onto the social work and other allied professional courses. Jane has also taught extensively into Malaysia and Borneo, focussed on both mental health and the older person and contemporary issues in Malaysian healthcare. She also teaches in Shanghai at the Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Her other main area of interest is simulation in mental health. Jane is the lead for simulation in mental health at Northumbria, and has also developed a specific reflective tool for using in this area of teaching and learning, called ECoDEL – the Emotional and Cognitive Debrief for Enhanced Learning. This was recommended by the CNO for GB as an example of good practice in 2012. Since developing ECoDEL, Jane has spoken about simulation in mental health and the development of ECoDEL, both nationally and internationally, including the UK, Malaysia and North America. Jane is currently promoting the use of ECoDEL and simulation across other areas of education for mental health professionals.

Jane Murray

Campus Address

Coach Lane Campus East



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  • Membership of committee: Royal College of Nursing (External organisation) 2023
  • Invited talk: Dementia and it's associated issues. 2022
  • Invited talk: Dementia and its associated issues 2022
  • Invited talk: Nursing Older People with Complex Needs 2022
  • Invited talk: Introducing the Taxonomy of Lies and the Lie ARM (Affective Reflective Model) 2022
  • Oral presentation: Using the Taxonomy of Lies and the Lie ARM to Reflect on Communicating with People with Dementia 2022
  • Invited talk: Personhood and Person-Centred care 2022
  • Invited talk: Emergencies in Psychiatry 2021
  • Participating in a conference, workshop, ...: Arts of Knowing Arts of Caring Conference 2019
  • Participating in a conference, workshop, ...: Alzheimers Society Conference 2019 2019

  • Nursing PhD August 04 2021
  • Other Courses MSc February 04 2013
  • Other Courses PGCert December 03 2007
  • Not Specified PGCE September 01 2007
  • Other Courses Other Qualification September 13 2004
  • Other Courses BA (Hons) September 13 2004
  • Nursing Other Qualification November 30 1993
  • Nurse Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) 2013
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2014
  • Nurse Royal College of Nursing (RCN) 2013


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