Herbert is a Mental Health Lecturer in the Department of Mental Health, Social Work and Integrative Medicine. Herbert has special interest in psychopharmacology and physical health care needs of mental health service users. Within the Department of Mental health, Herbert is a module lead and teaches across undergraduate and postgraduate programs. Prior to entering academia, Herbert worked in General Practice where he led on the PMS + mental health project commissioned by NHS England in the London Borough of City and Hackney. The main objective of the project was to improve screening and monitoring strategies for physical and mental health care needs of mental health service users in primary care. Herbert is also a specialist clinical advisor to the CQC, a role in which he supports the CQC with community and hospital inspections for mental health and social care providers.
Herbert holds the following qualifications-
RMN, B.Sc. Hons, M.Sc. (Public Health & Health Promotion), FHEA, Independent Prescriber, Doctoral student-current
Conference or workshop item
Mwebe, H. (2015) - Oral Presentation to Primary care health professionals- Workshop "Mental Health, what to expect in Primary care" A quick guide. City University. April 2015
Mwebe, H. (2015) - Oral presentation at the interprofessional learning workshop on integrating physical and mental health care provision in secondary and community mental health settings. Middlesex University, September 2015
Mwebe (2017)- Poster presentation," Monitoring physical health needs in severe mental illness" MH nurses' to do list". At the CapitalNurse Conference on the 16th March 2017, at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, 200 Westminster Bridge Road, Lambeth, London, SE1 7UT.
Mwebe (2017)- Oral presentation," Physical health care needs in severe mental illness- 'screening and monitoring'. At the 4th Horatio Festival of Psychiatric Nursing conference “Working in Partnership” 11-14th May 2017, at the Dolman Hotel- MALTA.
Mwebe (2017)- Oral presentation," Improving physical health in severe mental illness'. At the The #ProudToBeDifferent Conference, 18th May 2017, Middlesex University.
Mwebe (2017)- Poster presentation," Mental health nurses’ views of their role in monitoring physical care needs in MHSUs- a qualitative exploratory study". At the The #ProudToBeDifferent Conference, 18th May 2017, Middlesex University.
Mwebe (2017)- Oral & Poster presentation," Improving the physical health needs of Mental health service users-. At Middlesex Research Student Summer Conference, 28th June 2017, Middlesex University.
Mwebe (2018)- Oral presentation, " Psychopharmacological interventions and physical health needs of the SMI population" Swedish Redcross University College, Stockholm, 29.3.18.
Peer reviewed publications
Mwebe, H. (2017), Physical health monitoring in mental health settings: a study exploring mental health nurses’ views of their role. Journal of Clinical Nursing. doi: 10.1111/jocn.13653
Mwebe, H (2018). Serious mental illness and smoking cessation, British Journal of Mental Health Nursing | Vol. 7 | No. 1 | pp 39–46. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjmh.2018.7.1.39.
Articles and book reviews
Ayerbe, et al. (2017) Inequalities in the management of cardiovascular risk factors in patients with psychiatric disorders; a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Psychological Medicine.
Mutsatsa, S. (2015) Physical Healthcare and Promotion in Mental Health Nursing. Sage publishers- ISBN 978-1-446268179
Cummins, I. (2016) Mental Health and the Criminal Justice System. A social Work Perspective. Critical Publishing- ISBN 978-1-910391-91-4
Megele, C. (2015) Psychosocial and Relationship=based Practice. Critical Publishing. ISBN-978-1-909682-97-9
Adams, J and Sheard, A. (2016) Positive Social Work. The Essential Toolkit for NQSWs.2nd Critical Publishing. ISBN-9781911106067