The committee is comprised of a body of staff members within the School of Health and Social Care and the medical school with relevant expertise (e.g. knowledge of healthcare law, various kinds of research and nursing practice, and healthcare ethics), including the secretary of the committee.

The committee may co-opt external members where special expertise not present within the committee is needed.

The current membership and expertise of the committee are as follows:

Chair: Angela Smith

Health Care Law

 Deputy Chair: Ingrid Pritchard


Liv Kosnes

Swansea Centre for Health Economics (SCHE)

Julia Terry

Mental Health Nursing

Deborah Morgan 

Centre for Innovative Ageing 

Dr Christian Beech 

Dept. of Public Health, Policy and Social Sciences

Dr Tracey Maegusuku-Hewett

Social Work

Payal Sood

Research methods

Aimee Grant

Research officer

Julian hunt

Research officer

Ioan Humphreys

Research officers

Simon Devitt


Leigh Ham


Eleanor Healer


Marc Thomas

Paramedic science

Victoria Morgan-Beattie

lay member

Members are normally appointed by the Head of School, or by a nominee of the Head of School, for a tenure of 2-3 years in the first instance.

Contact us

For any enquiries please contact Angela Smith: