Ruth Northway

  • Professor
  • Faculty of Life Sciences and Education
Ruth Northway

About Me

I am currently Professor of Learning Disability Nursing and Head of Research in the Faculty of Life Sciences and Education. I am a learning disability nurse and prior to working in nurse education I worked alongside people with learning disabilities in residential and community settings. 

For further information concerning my publications please follow the following link that will take you to PURE (our university research explorer)

Pure Profile Link

Skills And Qualifications

  • Participatory research
  • Teaching
  • Publishing
  • Editing
  • Committee work



  • The health and well-being of people with learning disabilities
  • Research ethics

Publications And Past Projects

  • The development of the All Wales Health Passport for people with learning disabilities (project commissioned by Improvement Cymru). 2020
  • The development of a Learning Disability Educational Framework for Healthcare Professionals in Wales (project commissioned by Improvement Cymru) 2020