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Mrs Maha White

Senior Lecturer


I trained as a general nurse at Bristol Royal infirmary. Once qualified i wanted to travel and worked as a staff nurse  an acute surgical unit at  Kings College Hospital where  I undertook   the Intensive Care  Course . On completion of the course  later worked as a staff nurse and eventually as sister in Charge of the ICU at Kings College Hospital . I joined Kings college School of Nursing qualified as a nurse tutor where I worked for two years before travelling abroad, and working with the Ministry of Health in Jordan; where I taught nursing for three years, this was an interesting and profound  period in my career where I worked with a  number of Palestinian refugees and was often humbled by the resilience and motivation I witnessed ,despite the existential difficulties. Back in UK I was appointed as nurse tutor, then Senior Lecturer at Kingston University. 

Areas of specialism

  • Nursing( Medical)
  • Sociology of Health and Illness
  • Psychodynamic Psychology
  • Communication

Courses taught



  • Registered General Nurse Bristol Royal Infirmary
  • Registered Nurse Tutor NMC
  • Diploma in Nursing (London ) University of the South Bank
  • MA Culture Communication and Society ( Sociology of Health and Illness ): Goldsmith College (University of London)
  • Master of Science in Psycho dynamic Counselling and Psychotherapy (Birkbeck College/ University of London)

Professional membership

I am  a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) 

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