Sharon Hopton

Mrs Sharon Hopton

Lecturer in Learning Disability Nursing

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Department of Psychological Health, Wellbeing and Social Work


  • PGDip
  • MSc
  • PGCert (University of Huddersfield)


Sharon began working at the University of Hull in 2021 after having worked as an RNLD for 21 years in a variety of settings supporting adults and children with Learning Disabilities. Sharon became a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse - Health Visitor in 2015 and completed an MSc in Specialist Community Public Health Nursing - Health Visiting in 2016.

Membership/Fellowship of professional body

Registered Nurse Learning Disability (RNLD)


Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)