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Fiona Jean Gale, British mental health nurse, educator, consultant. Achievements include development of the primary mental health worker role in Children's Mental Health Services in the United Kingdom. Recipient Higher award, Child Mental Health, 1996; grantee Research award for Stigma of Mental Health in Children, Department Health, 1998—2005; Honorary Fellow in Child Psychiatry, University Leicester, 1998—2002.


Gale, Fiona Jean was born on April 16, 1966 in Lancashire, England.


Bachelor of Science in Professional Practice Nursing with honors, University Salford, 1996. Master of Arts in Research Methodology, University Central England, 1999. Doctor of Philosophy in Child Psychiatry, University Leicester, 2006.


Adolescent forensic nurse National Health Service, Manchester, England, 1987—1995, charge nurse for adolescent forensic nursing, 1995—1997, senior primary mental health manager Coventry & Leicester, England, 1997—2002, joint commissioner for children's mental health Leicester, England, 2002—2003. Program lead and fellow Child Adolescent Mental Health Service NIMHE, East Midlands, since 2003, associate director and programme lead and fellow. National lead post graduate training National Child Adolescent Mental Health Support Service, Leicester, since 2003, national lead primary mental health work, since 2003.

Lecturer child mental health University College Northampton, England, since 2005. Consultant child mental health, Coventry.


Chair National Committee for Primary Mental Health Workers In Children's Mental Health Services, England, 2001—2003.


Daughter of Jennifer (Woodhead) and Anthony Thomas Gale.