Previous Skellern lecturers: (1982) Baroness McFarlane: Nursing Values and Nursing Action. (1984) Professor Annie Altschul Psychiatric Nursing: Does Good Practice need Good Principles? (1986) Baroness Caroline Cox: The Sharp Compassion. (1988) Professor Jennifer Wilson-Barnett: Nursing Practice & the University. (1990) Professor Tony Butterworth: Generating Research in Mental Health Nursing. (1993) Professor David Sines: The Arrogance of Power. (1997) Dr Ben Thomas Past Insights for Present Problems. (2006) Dr Julie Repper: The Changing Agenda in Mental Health. (2007) Catherine Gamble: The Rise of the Nursing Phoenix. (2008) Professor Len Bowers: Time present, time past and time future: reflections on psychiatric nursing research. (2009) Dr Neil Brimbelcombe: Mental health care and mental health nursing - professional triumph or social failure? (2011) Professor Patrick Callaghan - Is there a case for nursing in the 21st Century? (2012) Professor Karina Lovell - What has mental health nursing contributed to Primary Care Mental Health? – (2013) Professor Alan Simpson - Politics, power, MHN in a time of austerity. (2014) Professor Joy Duxbury - In Defense of the Indefensible: Physical Restraint in Mental Health Settings. (2015) Professor Ian Norman: The Art & Science of MHN. (2016) Professor Cheryl Forchuk: Therapeutic relations: historical relic or foundational into our future? (2017) Professor Mary Chambers: Making the Invisible Skills of Mental Health Nurses Visible (2018) Geoff Brennan: The Dark Arts of Influencing in-patient nurses. (2019) Professor Mick McKeown: Making the Most of the Militant Tendencies of MHNs. (2020) Dr Russell Ashmore: The Fall of Icarus.
Wiley/Blackwell JPMHN Lifetime achievement Award recipients: (2006) Professor Phil Barker. (2007) Jo Brand. (2008) Professor Bryn Davis. (2009) Helen Bamber, OBE. (2011/2011) Professor Peter Nolan, (2012) Shirley Smoyak, (2013) Malcolm Rae. (2014) Hugh Mckenna. (2015) Marion Janner, (2016) Professor Tony Butterworth (2017) Professor Len Bowers. (2018) Professor Phil Burnard. (2019) Professor Patrick Callaghan. (2020) Professor Eimear Muir Cochrane