Charlie Shaw

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Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing

Department of Pre-Registration Nursing

Contact Details


Charlie qualified as a mental health nurse in 2019, prior to this Charlie completed a psychology degree. From qualifying Charlie worked in a CAMHS ward, before gaining a post as a Deputy Ward Manager on a Perinatal ward. Following on from this, Charlie moved to become a Primary Care Mental Health Practitioner in an adult community setting.

Charlie has a keen interest in early interventions and working mothers who experience mental illnesses in the perinatal period as well as supporting children and adolescents who experience mental illness, promoting the importance of bonding, attachments, and family centred care.

Alongside this, Charlie has been a student link worker and is excited to support students in their journeys to qualifying through the University of Worcester.


Currently completing MSc Child, Adolescent and Young Adult Mental Health (Professional Practice), Birmingham City University.

BSc (Hons) Mental Health Nursing, Birmingham City University, 2019

BSc (Hons) Psychology, University of Worcester, 2016

Teaching Interests

  • Holistic Nursing Assessments
  • Risk Management
  • Trauma Informed Care
  • Bonding and Attachments

Research Interests

Charlie maintains a strong interest in Perinatal and Child and Adolescent Mental health and the experiences of these client groups. Charlie is currently looking into the experiences of young people transitioning from Child to Adult Mental Health Services within her MSc in Child, adolescent, and Young Adult Mental Health. 

Membership of Professional Bodies

NMC Registered Mental Health Nurse

RCN Member

Recent Publications

Banister, C (2018) The effect of ageism on older people and implications for nursing practice. Nursing Older People. 26;30(5), pp.34-37

External Roles

Charlie remains as a staff nurse completing BANK shifts with Birmingham's Womens and Childrens NHS Foundation Trust (BWC) and Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust (BSMHFT).