Mrs Beryl Mansel
Senior Lecturer
Telephone: (01792) 295789
Room: Office - 208
First Floor
Glyndwr Building
Singleton Campus

I am a mental health lecturer at the college of Human and Health Science. My particular interest is in Community Mental Health especially Primary Mental Health Support Services. I am passionate about soft skills in practice and recently completed an MSc dissertation ‘Emotional Intelligence in Nurse Leadership: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis’. The aim of this study was to explore what is known about Emotional Intelligence within nurse leadership, to examine the lived in experience of Emotional Intelligence in the nurse leaders and consider Emotional Intelligence training, to inform service change in healthcare.


  1. & ‘I AM A STAR’: a mnemonic for undertaking a mental state examination. Mental Health Practice 21(1), 21-26.
  2. Emotional intelligence is essential to leadership. Nursing Standard 31(21), 29-29.


  • SHG367 Return to Practice

    The module is intended to allow nurses to study the theoretical and practical aspects of the contemporary role of the nurse. Students will learn how the structure of NHS settings has changed in the last few years to make it easier for health care professionals, and in particular nurses, to deliver continuously high standards of care. This module is suitable for: ¿ Qualified nurses and health visitors (HVs)whose registration has lapsed to return to practice in line with the PREP Standards (NMC, 2011) ¿ Qualified nurses whose registration is subject to sanctions imposed by the NMC and are required by the NMC to undertake the return to practice programme. (The Nursing and Midwifery Order, 2001) ¿ EU & EEA qualified nurses to register in the UK in line with Registering as a nurse or midwife in the UK (NMC, 2011). ¿ Registered nurses / HVs seeking to update and refresh their skills and knowledge. ¿ Registered nurses / HVs identified by their employer as requiring an update to refresh their skills and knowledge.

  • SHGM19 Contemporary Issues in Forensic Mental Health

    The module aims to provide practitioners working with offenders with mental disorders with a knowledge base consistent with working with this challenging client group in a variety of settings. The module also seeks to offer an opportunity for practitioners to acquire a range of practical skills focused around risk assessment, risk and care management and therapeutic interventions.

  • SHHM13 Advanced Practice: Management and Leadership

    This module provides students with the opportunity to critically examine their role in relation to management and leadership issues. The focus will be on providing the student with knowledge and skills to enhance their practice.

  • SHTM33 Designing and Evaluating Your Teaching

    This module aims to develop the student¿s awareness of the key issues, principles and values of quality teaching in the workplace setting, and their ability to reflect upon, analyse and interpret their own professional practice in healthcare and education using a range of theoretical frameworks.

  • SHTM34 Teaching and Learning for the Health Professions' Educators

    This module has been designed to prepare educators from a variety of health professions for a role in teaching, supervising and assessing students and trainees in practice and academic settings. It aims to prepare educators to work within a developmental framework in the context of interprofessional learning and modern day health services. This module will form part of the Postgraduate Certificate in Education for the Health Professions.

Career History

Start Date End Date Position Held Location
2011 2014 Mental Health Practitioner Hywel Dda University Health Board
2009 2011 Community Psychiatric Nurse Hywel Dda University Health Board
2008 2009 Staff Nurse Hywel Dda University Health Board