Her main areas of interest are older persons mental health, particularly dementia and its’ associated issues. She teaches these topics across the pre and post registration nursing curriculums, as well as teaching onto the social work and other allied professional courses. Jane has also taught extensively into Malaysia and Borneo, focussed on both mental health and the older person and contemporary issues in Malaysian healthcare. She also teaches in Shanghai at the Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Her other main area of interest is simulation in mental health. Jane is the lead for simulation in mental health at Northumbria, and has also developed a specific reflective tool for using in this area of teaching and learning, called ECoDEL – the Emotional and Cognitive Debrief for Enhanced Learning. This was recommended by the CNO for GB as an example of good practice in 2012. Since developing ECoDEL, Jane has spoken about simulation in mental health and the development of ECoDEL, both nationally and internationally, including the UK, Malaysia and North America. Jane is currently promoting the use of ECoDEL and simulation across other areas of education for mental health professionals.