Department: Support Team
Position: Lead Autism Nurse, Ellern Mede Group
James Harrison is the Lead Autism Nurse for Ellern Mede Group. He is mainly based at Ellern Mede Moorgate. He is also a qualified senior nurse. His deep understanding of the needs of patients, including those who are on the Autism Spectrum. led to James’ appointment as the Lead Autism Nurse for the Group. He is trained in ADOS-2 and ADI-R and isi completing an MA in Autism Studies.James began his career as a healthcare assistant in a residential school for children with autism. He completed studies in Applied Nursing for Learning Disabilities and Social Work at Sheffield Hallam University. He has experience in the secure mental health sector, CAMHS PICU, and has also worked with patients with personality disorder.