Ruth Endacott
Ruth Endacott
Director of nursing & midwifery
National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)

Professor Ruth Endacott was appointed inaugural Director of Nursing and Midwifery at the NIHR in May 2021. Prior to her appointment Ruth was Professor of Clinical Nursing at the University of Plymouth and Monash University, Melbourne and Deputy Chair of the NIHR Clinical Doctorate Research Fellowship panel. She has held leadership positions as Head of School, Head of Department and Associate Dean (Research) in the UK and Australia. Ruth is Emeritus Professor at Monash University and Trustee/Director at the Intensive Care National Audit and Research Centre (ICNARC).