Dr Alexei Sammut

Dr Alexei Sammut

Dr Alexei Sammut

 Dip.Nurs.(Melit.),B.Sc.(Hons)(Melit.),Ph.D. (Lond.),S.N.,R.M.N.


Room 59
Block A, Level 1
Mater Dei Hospital
University of Malta
  +356 2340 1185
Before joining the University of Malta's Department of Mental Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Dr Sammut had a career in the public sector as a Deputy Charge Nurse in the Mental Health services. He is registered both as a General nurse as well as a Mental Health Nurse. Dr Sammut has worked in a variety of mental health settings including Acute Psychiatry, Old Age Psychiatry and Learning Disabilities.

He read for his undergraduate degree with the University of Malta both in Nursing and in Mental Health. Dr Sammut read for his Doctorate of Philosophy, Ph.D., in Mental Health Nursing with the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, Kingston and St George's University of London, under the supervision of Professor Mary Chambers.

Dr. Sammut has presented in several Local and International conferences and also acts as a reviewer for the Malta Journal of Health Sciences. He is the coordinator of the BSc. Mental Health Nursing Part Time course and is also actively involved in research and several project including the national mental health awareness campaign #STOPSTIGMA. He is the Vice-President of the Maltese Association of Psychiatric Nurses (MAPN). Apart from his regular teaching load Dr. Sammut also supervises students in the clinical setting and assists students in mental health research.
  • Acute Mental Health Nursing
  • Professional Development
  • Anti stigma campaigns
  • Creativity and Arts in mental Health
  • Attitudes towards mental health
  • Mental Health Literacy

GRECH, P., SCERRI, J., CILIA VINCENTI, S., SAMMUT, A., GALEA, M., CALLEJA BITAR, D. and DIMECH SANT, S., 2020. Service Users’ Perception of the Therapeutic Milieu in a Mental Health Rehabilitation Unit. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 41(11), pp. 1019-1026.

SAMMUT, A., 2019. Art for the mind. University of Malta.

SAMMUT, P., SAMMUT, A., CATANIA, A., SEGUNA, A. and MAGRO, D., 2003. New records of Noctuidae (Lepidoptera) from the Maltese Islands.


  • MNH1003 - Research Methods for Mental Health Studies
  • MNH3002 - Education in Mental Health Nursing
  • MNH4002 - Rights and Responsibilities in Mental Health Care
  • MNH5013 - Theories of Addiction
  • NUR2307 - Foundations of Mental Health Nursing 2
  • NUR3156 - Mental Health Care
  • NUR3331 - Psychiatric Nursing 3
  • NUR3346 - Clinical Mental Health Nursing Skills
  • NUR5116 - Professional Issues in Mental Health Care
  • NUR5117 - Advanced Mental Health Nursing Practice
  • NUR5118 - Advanced Therapeutic Interaction in Mental Health Care
  • SWB5002 - Interdisciplinary Approaches to Mental Well-Being