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Wendy York

Lecturer in Child and Mental Health Nursing

School of Health Sciences, Division of Nursing

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MG22, Myddelton Street Building

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City, University of London
Northampton Square
United Kingdom



Wendy started at City, University of London in 2016 as a nurse lecturer across both child and mental health fields following eighteen years in clinical practice.

Wendy qualified as a RMN in 1998 and worked initially in an Adult Acute setting before specializing in Child and Adolescent Mental Health. She worked for five years at Simmons House, an adolescent inpatient unit, part of Islington PCT and then moved into the community in City & Hackney CAMHS for the next twelve years. She has held a number of managerial, supervisory as well as clinical roles. This has included managing the School Mental Health Team that offered a nurse led CAMH service in education settings, including special schools and Pupil Referral Units as well as mainstream primary and secondary schools.

Wendy brings a mental health focus to the Child Health curriculum.


  1. PGDip Academic Practice, City, University of London, United Kingdom, Apr 2017 – Mar 2019
  2. MSc Interprofessional Practice in Child and Adolescent Mental Health, City, University of London, United Kingdom, Jan 2010 – Jan 2013
  3. RMN / Dip HE, London South Bank University, United Kingdom, Jan 1995 – Jan 1998
  4. Post Graduate Diploma Systemic Practice with Couples and Families, Institute of Family Therapy, United Kingdom
  5. BSc (HONS) Nursing (Child and Adolescent Mental Health), Middlesex University, London, United Kingdom


Journal article

  1. York, W. and Jones, J. (2017). Addressing the mental health needs of looked after children in foster care: the experiences of foster carers. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 24(2-3), pp. 143–153. doi:10.1111/jpm.12362.