Melanie Newton

Mel Newton is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Health and Social Care at Teesside University. She has worked for many years within the Nursing Department teaching across pre-registration and post-registration courses, but recently moved to teach leadership and human factors/patient safety. She is course leader for MSc Human Factors and Patient Safety, which is an online course.

Mel is undertaking a Doctorate in Professional Practice and intends to contribute to research by using ethnography to understand the healthcare culture and management of patient falls. She is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

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The Care Process

An accessible introductory textbook that covers the four stages of the care process.

The book uses clear explanations, scenarios, activities and an overarching case study that runs through every chapter and is ideal for nursing, health and social care students.

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