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Dr Ian Beech

Dr Ian Beech

Lecturer, Nursing

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792 513572

Email address

Welsh language proficiency

Basic Welsh Speaker
Available For Postgraduate Supervision


I have worked clinically in both mental health and adult nursing.

In mental health nursing I worked in both in-patient and community settings in substance misuse, elderly care and helping people in recovery. In adult nursing I worked in general surgery and urology.

I have many years' experience in the education of nurses both in Swansea and, previously, the University of South Wales (University of Glamorgan).

Areas Of Expertise

  • History of Mental Health Care
  • Mental Health recovery
  • Mental Health Ethics
  • Qualitative research and underpinning philosophy
  • Phenomenological research
  • Physical health care for people living with mental health problems.

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests

Mental health ethics

Recovery in mental health

Physical health problems and their care for people living with mental health problems.

Mental health nursing


PhD in cultural and social history of Cardiff City Mental Hospital.

Supervision of Alaa Alanazi PhD study – Development of a co-produced, self-management supportive programme to meet the needs of Saudi women with locally advanced breast cancer: An intervention mapping approach.


External Examinerships:

Mental Health University of Plymouth. 1998 – 2001

Mental Health Staffordshire University 2003 - 2008

Mental Health Dublin City University 2008 -2012

Mental Health Keele University 2013 to 2017.