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Job Title: Associate Professor
Iris joined Kingston & St George's in 1995 following a variety of roles in nursing practice and education with Belfast City Hospital, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals and the Carshalton and Croydon College of Nursing.
She holds a BSc (Hons) in Social Sciences during which she evaluated mental health hospital day care, and an MSc in Sociology (Social Policy) in which she explored community psychiatric nursing attitudes to supervised discharge. She has also completed a PhD.
Iris is currently associate professor and team leader in Mental Health Nursing and year three lead for BSc Nursing (all fields). Her PhD and research interests are in mental health service user and carer perspectives on medication adherence.
Service user and carer perspectives on medication adherence
Gault, Iris, Gallagher, Ann and Chambers, Mary
Perspectives on medicine adherence in service users and carers with experience of legally sanctioned detention and medication: a qualitative study.
Patient Preference and Adherence, 7,
ISSN (online) 1177-889X
Service-user and carer perspectives on compliance and compulsory treatment in community mental health services.
Health and Social Care in the Community, 17(5),
ISSN (print) 0966-0410
Gault, Iris, Shapcott, Jean, Luthi, Armin, Reid, Graeme and Francois, Judith [Contributor]
Communication in nursing and healthcare : a guide for compassionate practice.
London, U.K. : Sage.