Amy Pepper

BSC Nursing (Mental Health)


Twitter: @AdmiralNurseAmy


About Amy

Amy qualified as a mental health nurse in 2008 and since then has worked in a number of settings specialising in supporting families living with dementia, including acute mental health, intermediate care, community, and general hospital.

Amy Pepper

In 2014 she developed and led the Admiral Nursing Service in the London Borough of Sutton, carrying out an evaluation of the role which led to an increase in funding and expansion of the team. Following this, she worked for a number of years on the Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline and has recently taken up a post with the Research and Publications team within Dementia UK as an Admiral Nurse Research Assistant.


  • Harrison-Dening K, Holmes D & Pepper A. (2018) Implementation of e-portfolios for the professional development of Admiral Nurses. Nursing Standard. 32(22):46-52. doi: 10.7748/ns.2018.e10825. PMID: 29363890
  • Harrison-Dening K, Aldridge Z, Pepper A & Hodgkison C. (2017) Admiral Nursing: case management for families affected by dementia. Nursing Standard. 31(24):42-50. doi: 10.7748/ns.2017.e10600. PMID: 28176589

Book reviews

  • Pepper, A. Advanced Nursing Practice: Changing Healthcare in a Changing World (Book review). Nursing Management. 22(10): 16.
  • Pepper, A. (2017) Brocklehurst’s Textbook of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology (Book Review). Learning Disability Practice. 20(1):13.