Beth graduated from Bangor University in 2013, with a Bachelor of Nursing with Honours degree in Adult Nursing. Beth subsequently gained employment with Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board in North Wales, as a Staff Nurse working in the Emergency Department, in order to gain clinical nursing experience.
Beth has developed a keen interest in dementia care and is now undertaking a PhD in Health Economics, which aims to explore the economics of hospital care for people with dementia. Beth started her PhD studentship at the Centre for Health Economics and Medicines Evaluation (CHEME) in November 2014. The three year PhD studentship is funded by the National Institute for Social Care and Health Research (NISCHR), and is supervised by Professor Rhiannon Tudor Edwards (CHEME), Professor Bob Woods (Dementia Services Development Centre, Bangor University) and Dr. Carys Jones (CHEME). Upon successful completion of her PhD, Beth would like to continue with an academic/research and clinical career.