Storying Sheffield

Personal narratives & recovery stories: The Hearing Voices Movement

This project is led by Charlotte Conway. Charlotte’s research interests are the uses of personal narratives and recovery stories within the Hearing Voices Movement.

Charlotte is employed by Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust. She divides her time between a clinical and a research role. Charlotte is a mental health nurse on an acute admissions psychiatric ward at The Longley Centre, Sheffield. She also works as a Clinical Studies Officer for The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network: Yorkshire and Humber. Her role involves establishing, promoting and recruiting to national mental health research studies within NHS Trusts across South Yorkshire.

Charlotte moved to Sheffield in 2000 to complete a BA Honours degree in Sociology at The University of Sheffield. After her degree, she worked with people experiencing mental distress and went on to complete her Advanced Diploma in Mental Health Nursing at The University of Sheffield in 2008. Charlotte has now worked as a Mental Health Nurse for six years. She is currently completing an MSc in Clinical Research at The University of Sheffield.

To read Charlotte’s first post, click here.

Mental Echo by RoninSatyr