MA Women's Studies
Post Graduate Certificate in Education
BA Hons Nursing Studies
Registered General Nurse
French Creole, Italian, (basic Spanish)
My doctoral students span Nursing, Midwifery, social work, speech and language therapy, public health and
2017 - Present Temitope Labinjo (PhD) – Exploring the of mental health among internal migrants in Nigeria. Sheffield Hallam University
2017 - Present Ruvimbo Machata (PhD) – Zimbabwean parents’ experiences of bearing and raising children in the UK. Sheffield Hallam University
2016 - Present Michelle Lawton (PhD) – Exploring the therapeutic alliance between Speech and Language Therapist and people with aphasia following Stroke. University of Manchester
2016 - Present Jude Mitchell (PhD) – A Study of the Lived Experience of Homeless Families. Sheffield Hallam University
2016 - Present Gary Souter (PhD) – Does an improvement in mental health awareness improve professional footballers match performance? Sheffield Hallam University
2016 - Present Janet Ulman (PhD) – How do women describe and interpret their experiences of developing and living with breast or trunklymphedema after surgery or radiotherapy for breast cancer? Sheffield Hallam University
2015– 2017 Graeme Simpson (PhD by Publication) – Criticality in social work practice and education
-policy and politics matter. University of Wolverhampton
2013- 2018 Mathew Nyashanu (PhD) – Social and cultural impact of HIV stigma on sexual health behaviour in Sub Saharan African communities in West Midlands. University of Wolverhampton (now Senior Lecturer Nottingham Trent University)
2013- 2018 Opeyemi Odemi (PhD) - The impact of service user involvement on Health Care education. HEA PhD Studentship. University of Wolverhampton (new post - Research Fellow Birmingham university)
2013 - 2016 Mandu Ekpenyong (PhD) – Factors influencing use of community maternity clinics among women with high risk pregnancy in Nigeria. University of Wolverhampton (now Part-time lecturer, Coventry University)
2012 - 2015 Cyril Eshareturi (PhD) - Mapping the offender health pathway using the Silences Framework. Burdett Trust for Nursing PhD Studentship - £56500. University of Wolverhampton.( now Lecturer in Public Health, University of Bradford)
2012 - 2015 David King (DCounsPsych) – Exploring power dynamics in the therapeutic relationship University of Wolverhampton. (Now clinical Psychologist, Wolverhampton LA)
2011 - 2016 Maxine Pryce–Millar (EdD) - Self Directed learning: perceptions of nurse educators and undergraduate nursing students. University of Wolverhampton. (Now Senior Lecturer University of Worcester)
2011 – Present Janet Bailey (Prof. Doc) - Experiences of African-Caribbean family ‘carers’ caring for a family member with dementia: Insights from England and Jamaica. University of Wolverhampton.
(submitted awaiting viva)
2011 – 2016 Gillian Janes (PhD) - What are the experiences of adult (non-elderly) patients following fractured neck of femur and are their needs effectively addressed by current health and social care provision? Utilising the Silences Framework. University of Wolverhampton. (New post started Jan 2018 - Nursing research lead, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust)
2006 - 2012 Ephraim Mbambo (PhD) – A Model of Good Practice in the Delivery of high-quality care for culturally diverse patients within the Pre-Registration Mental Health Nursing Curriculum. University
of Wolverhampton. (Now Lecturer University of Nigeria)
Masters in Public Health
2012 - 2013 Tariq Sandhu - A comparative study of health inequalities
in Japan and the UK: Education and Employment. University of Wolverhampton
2012-2013 Emaan Sayed - Does local access to free weight loss programmes address the obesity local agenda amongst South Asian females living in Walsall?. University of Wolverhampton
2007-2008 Andrew Majebi - Views of third year baccalaureate nursing students on caring for
people with HIV/AIDS. University of Wolverhampton
2007-2008 Faisal Siddiqui - The economic impact of HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa by 2020. University of Wolverhampton
2004-2005 Rebecca Envulu - Sexual health and risk factors in women in Nottinghamshire. University of Nottingham
Professor Serrant's research interests relate to community and public health, specifically health disparities and the needs of marginalised and ‘seldom heard’ communities. Her work on disparaities includes national and international investifgation of the impact of social inequalities on health and life chances
She is has developed and published a new theoretical framework for conducting research in this area
of work ‘The Silences Framework’ (Serrant-Green 2010). Professor Serrant has extensive experience in national and international health policy development with particular specialist input on racial and ethnic inequalities and cultural safety. It was her work in this area which led to her being awarded an OBE in
the Queen's Birthday Honours list 2018 for services to Health Policy.
International visiting professor for research, education and professional development:
• Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of West Indies (Trinidad and Barbados)
• Faculty of Health Sciences, Dominica State College, Dominica, West Indies
• Faculty of Medical Sciences and Nursing, Warsaw Medical University, Poland
• Faculty of Medical Sciences and Nursing, Lublin Medical University, Poland
• Department of Nursing Sciences, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande Do Sul, Brazil
• Department of Nursing, University of Maribor, Slovenia
• Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Canada
• Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne
• Faculty of Health, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
• School of Nursing and Midwifery, Western Sydney University, Australia
• School of Nursing, Murdoch University, Perth, Australia
• University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
• Suzhou University, China
• Chengdu University, China
• International Council of Nurses, Geneva
• Department of Health (Australia), Canberra, Australia
• Department of Health, Grenada
• Department of Health, Poland
Global engagement currently under construction
• The Gambia
G. Janes, L. Serrant, M. Sque (2019). Screaming silences: lessons from the application of a new research framework. Nurse Res. 26(2), pp.32-36.
V. Heaslip, L. Serrant (2019). Research readiness: A core aspect of fitness for practice?. Nurse Educ Today. 79, pp.32-34.
C. Eshareturi, L. Serrant (2018). Challenges and Opportunities for Ex-Offender Support Through Community Nursing. Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol. 62(14), pp.4642-4654.
G. Janes, L. Serrant, M. Sque (2018). Silent slips, trips and broken hips in the under 60s: A review of the literature. International Journal of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing. 30, pp.23-30.
M. O'Driscoll, H. Allan, L. Liu, K. Corbett, L. Serrant (2018). Compassion in practice—Evaluating the awareness, involvement and perceived impact of a national nursing and midwifery strategy amongst healthcare professionals in NHS Trusts in England. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 27(5-6), pp.e1097-e1109.
M. Lawton, G. Haddock, P. Conroy, L. Serrant, K. Sage (2018). People with aphasia’s perception of the therapeutic alliance in aphasia rehabilitation post stroke: A thematic analysis. Aphasiology. 32(12), pp.1397-1417.
L. Serrant (2017). Diversity at the heart of care. Br J Nurs. 26(8), pp.446-446.
C. Eshareturi, L. Serrant (2017). Embedding learning from adverse incidents: a UK case study. Int J Health Care Qual Assur. 30(3), pp.216-223.
D. Hibbert, AE. Aboshaiqah, KA. Sienko, D. Forestell, AW. Harb, et al. (2017). Advancing Nursing Practice: The Emergence of the Role of Advanced Practice Nurse in Saudi Arabia. Annals of Saudi medicine. 37(1), pp.522-528.
M. Rossetto, ÉM. Brand, LB. Teixeira, DLLC. de Oliveira, L. Serrant (2017). The silences framework: Method for research of sensitive themes and marginalized health perspectives. Texto e Contexto Enfermagem. 26(4),
M. Nyashanu, L. Serrant (2016). Engaging black sub-Saharan African communities and their gatekeepers in HIV prevention programs: Challenges and strategies from England. Family Medicine and Community Health. 4(4), pp.22-29.
L. Serrant (2016). Sex, PrEP and the moral backlash. Nurs Stand. 30(50), pp.27-27.
L. Serrant (2015). Mixed methods: open yourself to new opportunities. Rev Gaucha Enferm. 36(4), pp.8-13.
C. Eshareturi, L. Serrant, V. Galbraith, M. Glynn (2015). Silence of a scream: application of the Silences Framework to provision of nurse-led interventions for ex-offenders. Journal of Research in Nursing. 20(3), pp.218-231.
C. Eshareturi, L. Serrant-Green, L. Bayliss-Pratt, V. Galbraith (2014). The case for nurses as central providers of health and social care services for ex-offenders: a discussion paper. J Adv Nurs. 70(5), pp.1030-1039.
L. Serrant-Green (2014). Equality, quality and human rights: a measured response?. Qual Prim Care. 22(1), pp.3-5.
T. Sanderson, K. Kumar, L. Serrant-Green (2013). “Would you Decide to Keep the Power?”: Reflexivity on the Interviewer–Interpreter–Interviewee Triad in Interviews with Female Punjabi Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients. International Journal of Qualitative Methods. 12(1), pp.511-528.
L. Serrant-Green (2011). The sound of ‘silence’: a framework for researching sensitive issues or marginalised perspectives in health. Journal of Research in Nursing. 16(4), pp.347-360.
L. Serrant-Green (2010). We all have a crucial role to play in what happens next. Nurs Times. 106(30),
L. Serrant-Green (2010). Community nursing must shed its non-technical image. Nurs Times. 106(13),
L. Serrant-Green (2010). Uniting health care quality and equity: the challenge of measurement. Qual Prim Care. 18(5), pp.293-295.
L. Serrant-Green (2008). Review: contraceptive patch and vaginal ring are as effective as oral contraceptives. Evid Based Nurs. 11(4), pp.108-108.
L. Serrant-Green (2008). Understanding the 'how' and 'why' of our choices. Nurse Res. 16(1), pp.3-3.
L. Serrant-Green (2008). Data gathering. Nurse Res. 15(4), pp.4-6.
L. Serrant-Green (2008). Data discovery underpins all our research work. Nurse Res. 15(4), pp.3-3.
L. Serrant-Green (2008). Managing research is vital for project success. Nurse Res. 15(3), pp.3-3.
L. Serrant-Green (2007). Review: non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs reduce menstrual pain and heavy bleeding associated with an intrauterine device. Evid Based Nurs. 10(2), pp.48-48.
L. Serrant-Green (2007). 'You could have been a doctor'. Nurse Res. 14(3), pp.76-78.
L. Serrant-Green (2007). The challenges and opportunities offered by focus groups. Nurse Res. 14(2), pp.3-3.
L. Serrant-Green (2007). Ethnographic research. Nurse Res. 14(3), pp.4-6.
GMA. Higginbottom, N. Mathers, P. Marsh, M. Kirkham, JM. Owen, et al. (2006). Young people of minority ethnic origin in England and early parenthood: views from young parents and service providers. Soc Sci Med. 63(4), pp.858-870.
L. Serrant-Green (2005). Breaking traditions: sexual health and ethnicity in nursing research: a literature review. J Adv Nurs. 51(5), pp.511-519.
L. Serrant-Green (2002). Commentary. Nurse Res. 9(3), pp.4-6.
L. Serrant-Green (2002). Black on black: methodological issues for black researchers working in minority ethnic communities. Nurse Res. 9(4), pp.30-44.
L. Serrant-Green (2001). Transcultural nursing education: a view from within. Nurse Educ Today. 21(8), pp.670-678.
L. Serrant-Green (2001). Perceptions of men's sexual health behaviour. Nurs Stand. 15(24), pp.33-37.
L. Serrant-Green (2001). Inequality in provision of sexual health information. Professional nurse (London, England). 16(4), pp.1038-1042.
L. Serrant (2015). The silences in our dance: Black caribbean women and alcohol (mis)use. In: Women and Alcohol: Social Perspectives. pp.119-137.
2018 Officer of the British Empire (OBE) for services to Nursing and health Policy
· 2017 Powerlist Top 100 most influential Black people in Britain for 2018 ( listed 8Th)
· 2017 Florence Nightingale Foundation Nursing Leadership Scholar
· 2016 Fellow of the Queens Nursing Institute
· 2016 Inducted into Sigma Theta Tau International honour Society for Nursing (UK Chapter)
· 2014 HSJ Inspirational Women Award
· 2014 HSJ Clinical Leaders Award
· 2014 HSJ BME Pioneers Award
· 2014 Queens Nurse Award
· 2013 Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Travel Fellow
· 2011 Precious Online Mentor of the Year
· 2004 Florence Nightingale Travel Fellow
· 2004 Smith and Nephew Foundation Nursing Research Fellow
· · 1998 Mary Seacole Nursing Leadership Scholar
2017 Honoary Chair of Education, Abertay University
2004 Visiting Fellow & invited speaker School of Nursing, Lakehead University, Thunderbay Ontario, Canada· 2000 Visiting Fellow & Invited Speaker, School of Nursing, Princess Margaret Hospital, Dominica, West Indies
Royal College of Nursing