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) Neil Brimbelcombe: Mental health care and mental health nursing - professional triumph or social failure? (2011) Patrick Callaghan - Is there a case for nursing in the 21st Century? (2012) Karina Lovell - What has mental health nursing contributed to Primary Care Mental Health? – (2013) Alan Simpson - Politics, power, MHN in a time of austerity. (2014) Joy Duxbury - In Defense of the Indefensible: Physical Restraint in Mental Health Settings. (2015) Ian Norman: The Art & Science of MHN. (2016) 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.
Wiley/Blackwell JPMHN Lifetime achievement Award recipients: (2006) Professor Phil Barker. (2007) Jo Brand. (2008) Professor Bryn Davis. (2009) Helen Bamber, OBE. Professor Peter Nolan (2011/2011), (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