Kirsty Henry, University of East Anglia
Kirsty Henry
Course director, learning disability nursing
University of East Anglia

Kirsty is a lecturer in health sciences and the lead for learning disability practice at the University of East Anglia. She is the module organiser for Advanced Learning Disability Practice (post registration) and for Complexity and Innovation in Nursing Practice in the pre-registration nursing programme. A registered nurse for people with a learning disability (RNLD) with a clinical career focussed on community healthcare for people with a learning disability, Kirsty has a clinical and academic interest in reducing health inequalities and in effective communication strategies. Kirsty teaches across a wide range of pre and post registration programmes, using her expertise to supporting learners to develop confidence in their practice and their individual strengths. She holds a Senior Fellowship with the Higher Education Academy and is studying for her professional doctorate in health and social care.