Portrait of Dr Ruth Elliott Dr Ruth Elliott

r.h.elliott@hud.ac.uk | 01484 471999


  • 2015 Field leader Mental Health Nursing
  • 2007 - Senior Lecturer, mental health nursing
  • 2004 - Ward Manager, mental health acute in-patient service
  • 2001 - Senior Staff Nurse, mental health acute in-patient service


  • HE-Dip Mental Health Nursing
  • BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies
  • MSc Health Professional Education
  • Doctor of Nursing

Research and Scholarship

Professional Doctorate: Exploration of mental health nurses’ understanding of spiritual needs of service users.


  • I am a fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • I am registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council as a Mental health nurse and a lecturer/practice teacher

Research Degree Supervision

  • Acute mental health practice
  • Mental health and paramedic practice
  • Spirituality and mental health

Administrative Responsibilities

  • I am currently Field Leader for Mental Health Nursing
  • I am Course Assessment Board Vice Chair
  • External examiner for Anglia Ruskin – Pre-registration BSc Mental Health Nursing

Teaching and Professional Activities

  • HFN 2001 - Foundations of Nursing 2
  • HIG 1001 - Research 2
  • Basic Life Support facilitator