• Meet the team | Sue Holt

    Sue Holt is the MA Social Work Programme Leader and Senior Lecturer at Edge Hill University, Ormskirk. She is a member of BASW, and  a qualified and registered social worker and Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Sue specialised in statutory child care/protection/fostering and adoption work and continues to undertake assessments within the fostering arena. She has practised […]

  • FOHSC Stories | Ross Sheridan

    FOHSC Stories | Ross Sheridan

    Ross Sheridan is a third-year MSc Learning Disability Nurse here at Edge Hill University. Having worked in Healthcare for six years, Ross started his career working in a Nursing Home after finishing his BSc Degree in Pharmacology at the University of Liverpool. Ross had been working at the Nursing Home for one year when a […]

  • FOHSC Stories | James Ridley

    FOHSC Stories | James Ridley

    James Ridley (known as Jim) is a Registered Nurse in the field of Learning Disabilities (RNLD) and a Senior Lecturer in Pre-Registration Nursing (Learning Disability) here at Edge Hill University. Having worked with people since 1991, Jim started his career supporting older adults, first meeting people with a Learning Disability during a college course he […]

  • FOHSC Stories | Ed Horowicz

    FOHSC Stories | Ed Horowicz

    Edmund Horowicz (known as Ed) is a Senior Lecturer who teaches Law and Ethics in the Faculty of Health and Social Care. He joined Edge Hill in 2014 after having worked as a Nurse in Perioperative Care since 2003. When asked what inspired him to become a Nurse, Ed replied: “I’d always thought I was […]

  • FOHSC Stories | Imo-Obong Emah

    FOHSC Stories | Imo-Obong Emah

    Referring to himself as a ‘Medical Doctor turned Academic’, Imo Emah is a Graduate Teaching Assistant currently pursuing a PhD here within the Faculty of Health and Social Care. Despite working professionally in the Health and Social Care sector for three years, Imo’s experience in the Medical field started from a much younger age. Medicine and Healthcare […]

  • FOHSC Stories | Richard Williams

    FOHSC Stories | Richard Williams

    Richard Williams (known as Richie) is a Registered Mental Health Nurse currently working as a Practice Education Lecturer and Practice Governance Lead here at Edge Hill University. Qualifying in 2011, Richie worked in a local CAHMS Inpatient unit for 5 years before challenging himself to move into Nurse Education. In his current role at Edge […]

  • Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2018

    Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2018

    It is estimated that approximately 1.25 million people suffer from an Eating Disorder in the UK alone, and as a form of mental illness where the causes are still not fully recognised, it is important that we raise awareness and understanding around Eating Disorders and their associated symptoms. On average, 149 weeks pass before those […]