MHNA biography Donna Kemp

Donna is a dedicated and committed Registered Mental Health Nurse with thirteen years of clinical practice preceding a current role in Care Programme Approach development in Leeds.    She has clinical knowledge, skills and experience within adult acute in-patient, crisis resolution and community settings; experience of mentoring students and has undertaken the role of lecturer practitioner for the University of Huddersfield.  Donna is passionate about the delivery of quality mental health care and see’s professional development for nurses, both pre and post registration as key to achieving this.  Special interests include: care programme approach; recovery; service user and carer experience; impact of parental mental health on children.  Donna joined MHNA editorial board in 2010.


•    Diploma in Nursing Studies (Mental Health)
•    BSc(Hons) Professional Practice(Nursing)
•    MSc Health Professional Education