Dr Sandy Thaggard

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Senior Lecturer - Nursing, Paper Leader: Integrated Mental Health Science

Phone: +64 9 9219999 ext. 7214

Email: sandra.thaggard@aut.ac.nz

Physical Address:
Room AA217A
North Shore Campus
90 Akoranga Drive
North Shore City

Links to relevant web pages:
Member NZNO diabetes specialist



MHSc (1st Class Hons) PGDip Counselling, BHSc Nsg, RCpN

Teaching Areas:

Variety of teaching and clinical roles across several fields throughout the 3 year BHSc nursing degree programme

Currently Teaching 

Year 2 Sem 4 Mental Health

Year 3 Sem 5 Complexity in Nursing

Interprofessional Diabetes Programme

Research Areas:

Practice Interests

Mental health

Ongoing commitment to supporting Pacific students advancement and success in nursing.


Trauma and mental health


Intimate partner violence

Current Research Projects:

Thesis publications pending


The Mosaic Of A Superhero: A Ricoeurian Hermeneutic Construction Of Life And Identity After Intimate Partner Violence

‘Walking the Line’ Managing type 2 Diabetes: A grounded theory study of part-Europeans from Fiji

Last updated: 10-Feb-2017 9.06am

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