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Derek Barron

  • MSc
  • Director of Care
  • Erskine
  • 24PublicationsNumber of items in Derek's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 3ReadersNumber of instances of Derek's publications in Mendeley libraries. Updated daily.


Derek T Barron - RMN, SVQ 4 & SVQ 5 in Operational Management, MSc in Advanced Practice: Organisational Leadership He is the Lead Nurse, North Ayrshire Health & Social Care Partnership. He is the Associate Nurse Director, Mental Health Services in NHS Ayrshire & Arran, he is a registered mental health nurse. He is a Visiting Senior Lecturer, University of Abertay, School of Social and Health Sciences He is Chair of the Mental Health Nursing Forum Scotland and a member of the Editorial Board of the British Journal of Mental Health Nursing. His areas of interests include mental health nursing, leadership and emotional intelligence.

Recent publications

  • Employing and advanced nurse practitioner in a care home

    • Boyd, J. Barron D
  • The filter-up approach.

    • Barron D

Professional experience

Director of Care


June 2016 - Present

Associate Nurse Director

NHS Ayrshire & Arran

October 2007 - June 2016(9 years)

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