Expertise

Paul Watson BSc

Paul Watson BSc (MH), PgDip (SCPHN)   Paul grew up as a military child, within the wire. Leaving school Paul joined the Army, as a supply specialist and a PTI in the Royal Logistic Corps, completing two tours in Bosnia and Kosovo. When leaving the Army in 2003 Paul worked for the Metropolitan Police, then moved to Northumbria, where he worked for Northumbria Police, as a community support officer.

Paul is now a dual qualified nurse, in both children’s mental health and as a Specialist Community Public Health school nurse. Paul is currently a lecturer in mental health at Northumbria university, and is leading the way through his PhD, with his research focusing on young carers of veterans with mental health issues.