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David Burgess

Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing

David is a lecturer in mental health and adult nursing at the University of Suffolk. Originally joining the University to lead the end-of-life care programme, David has returned to his first vocation of mental health. He has a broad experience of working with both physical and mental health care over a thirty-year period; as well as fifteen years in various roles as lecturer and educator, having completed his Postgraduate Diploma in Education at Greenwich University in 2008 

David has predominantly been involved in projects where improvements are needed for challenging or hard to engage, complex, client groups e.g. Complex Mental Health Presentations, Dementia Care, End of Life Care, and Child & Adolescent Mental health Services; more recently, he has been involved in projects related to improving resilience and happiness at work. 

His primary strength is curiosity.