Mrs Angela Smith

Mrs Angela Smith

Senior Lecturer, Nursing

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Welsh language proficiency

Basic Welsh Speaker
Office - 702
Seventh Floor
Vivian Building
Singleton Campus
Available For Postgraduate Supervision


Angela Smith worked within the banking industry (HSBC) for many years in a variety of locations throughout South Wales. She completed a Law degree from 200-2003 (LLB 1st Class Honours) at Swansea Institute of Higher Education. Angela then completed a PGCE (FE) (Distinction) at Cardiff University. Angela has since completed a Masters Degree (LLM) through distance learning at Bristol University and is currently undertaking her final year of a Masters Degree in Ethics and Social Philosophy at Cardiff University. She is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA). Prior to joining Swansea University, Angela taught for a number of years through the medium of video conferencing.

Angela currently teaches on a variety of modules within the School of Health and Social Care and also contributes to modules with the School of Medicine. These include teaching large groups of undergraduate students (e.g. Nurses, Paramedics, Osteopaths, Medics, Physician Associates, Health and Social Care, Social Workers) on a range of legal and ethical topics (e.g. Law on consent, Law on confidentiality, Equality, Principles of Medical ethics and Truth telling) but similarly engaging in small group work tutorials on these topics. Her role as a lecturer also involves teaching postgraduate students studying for their Masters degrees. Angela is actively a part of providing teaching days for qualified nursing staff working with ABMU and Hywel Dda Health Board on a range of topics (Documentation, Mental Capacity Act, Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards). Marking of examinations and assignments throughout the academic year is also part of Angela's role at the School.

Angela is also Chair of the Research Ethics Committee with in the School of Health and Social Care and consequently reviews all research projects that require ethical approval, and also works as an Academic Integrity Officer within the School.
In terms of research, Angela's main areas of interest are Law and Reproduction, Do Not Resuscitate Orders and Mental Capacity. She has published works on Consent and is also accredited with two chapters in the recently published Textbook on Health and Social Care (SAGE Publications) alongside other lecturers within the University.