Staff Profiles: School of Health and Social Care

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Lorraine Dixon

Lorraine Dixon

Head of School of Health and Social Care

Allied Health Professions

Nursing

Head of School, Health and Social Care

Rachel Jefferies

Rachel Jefferies

Academic Subject Leader (Nursing)

Nursing

I am currently the Academic Course Lead for the BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing for the University of Gloucestershire, this is a new programme for the University with our first students who commenced in September 2017.

Eve Scarle

Eve Scarle

Academic Subject Leader (Allied Health Professions)

Allied Health Professions

I joined the University in 2006 from a background of working in the NHS as a Physiotherapist.

Rebecca Adams

Rebecca Adams

Senior lecturer academic course lead operating department practice

Allied Health Professions

I am the academic course lead/senior lecturer in Operating Department practice. I joined the University in April. I spent many years at Oxford Brooke's University as a senior lecturer in operating department practice. I have over 30 years experience in perioperative practice both in academic settings and NHS operational management.

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Hilary Baggs

Course Lead/Senior Lecturer Diagnostic Radiography

Allied Health Professions

Hilary qualified as a Diagnostic Radiographer in 1998 and since then has been passionate about education in this area and the promotion of the profession. She also loves to see students reach their potential within this exciting career.

Dr. Liz Berragan

Dr. Liz Berragan

School Postgraduate Research Lead, Senior Lecturer in Nursing

Nursing

I am passionate about learning and teaching, guiding and supporting undergraduate and postgraduate students to deliver compassionate and responsive healthcare. My research interests include student experiences of learning and teaching in healthcare education, the development of professional identity for healthcare students, simulation-based education and inter-professional learning for healthcare.

Steve Bullock

Steve Bullock

Academic Course Leader for various children and youth related courses

Social Work and Social Care

I have been involved in youth work since I was a young person myself and have substantial experience of working in different ways and settings and still volunteer today. My teaching is enhanced by this experience and my current PHD studies.

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Richard Dobbs

Lecturer

Social Work and Social Care

I have worked with young people in a variety of settings (youth centres, support projects) since graduating and continue to do so - working with young people leaving local authority care. Seeing young people grow and progress has been very rewarding.

Amanda Evans

Amanda Evans

Academic Course Lead for the Non-Medical Prescribing and Senior lecturer in Clinical Pharmacology

Nursing

Allied Health Professions

I have been a senior lecturer for six years, and for many years before that I was a Chief Pharmacist for a large NHS Trust based in the Midlands.

David Hambling

David Hambling

Course Leader Social Work BSc Hons Degree

Social Work and Social Care

Social work is a responsible and privileged career finding out about peoples lives, listening to their stories and ensuring their rights are respected. Helping people make sense of what is happening in their lives is incredibly important. My passion is to help students learn about the knowledge, skills and values required to practice as a social worker.

Neil-Artz

Dr. Neil Artz

Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy

Allied Health Professions

Sports Leadership, Education and Society

I joined the University in 2020 with experience of teaching in a higher education, clinical research and working as a spinal extended scope practitioner in the NHS.

Jennie Bage

Jennie Bage

Lecturer in Paramedic Science

Allied Health Professions

Jennie worked as a solo Specialist Paramedic, and has retained a firm interest in advanced paramedic, emergency and urgent care with a focus on developing the paramedic role for the future.

Adrian Bevan

Adrian Bevan

Lecturer in Physiotherapy

Allied Health Professions

I have wide ranging NHS experience in the field of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy latterly working as a NHS Physiotherapy Team Lead and also Extended Scope Physiotherapy Practitioner.

Keith Bromwich

Keith Bromwich

Senior Lecturer Paramedic Science

Allied Health Professions

From front line Paramedic to Senior Lecturer for Paramedic Science

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Lee Bunch

Lecturer in Physiotherapy

Allied Health Professions

I'm passionate about how contemporary Physiotherapy practice is applied in the work place, and how we as a team here at the University of Gloucestershire can make the learning environment enjoyable and stimulating for tomorrows Physiotherapist.

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Joanne Cobby

Coach in Practice

Nursing

Coach in Practice

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Wendy Cox

Coach in Practice

Nursing

Nursing and coach in practice

Rebecca Denham

Rebecca Denham

Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Science

Allied Health Professions

Qualified as a Paramedic in 2009 and worked for West Midlands Ambulance Service, left front line practice at the end of 2017 to pursue a career in education.

Jodie Finney

Jodie Finney

Lecturer in Physiotherapy

Allied Health Professions

Physiotherapist (UK) and Registered Respiratory Care Practitioner (USA)

Helen Fivey

Helen Fivey

Lecturer in Physiotherapy

Allied Health Professions

I am Physiotherapy lecturer with a special interest in Neurological Rehabilitation whilst also working clinically as a Stroke Specialist Physiotherapist in the NHS. I am thrilled to be able to help students of the University of Gloucestershire build excellent rehabilitation skills and knowledge to enhance their Physiotherapy practice.

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Claire Gallagher

Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing

Nursing

I am a Lecturer for the BSc (Hons) Nursing (Mental Health).

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Sam Greedy

Lecturer in Learning Disabilities Nursing

Nursing

I am a Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) registered Learning Disabilities Nurse. I have been able to work in the NHS with both children/young people and adults with a Learning Disability, with a range of complex physical and mental health needs.

Guy-Stuart

Stuart Guy

Senior Lecturer Mental Health Nursing

Nursing

I am the Academic Course Leader for the BSc (Hons) Nursing (Mental Health)

Kate Hammond

Kate Hammond

Senior Lecturer in Social Work, Social Care and Youth Work, and Academic Course Leader for the Cert HE in Health and Social Care. Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Social Work and Social Care

I am a Qualified Social Worker and Senior Practitioner, who is registered with SWE. I have 12 years experience in 'Front Line' Children and Families Social Work for both the Local Authority, and therapeutically within the private sector. I joined the University in June 2018 as a Lecturer in Social Work, Social Care and Youth Work. My specialism is mental ill health in children and young people, and trauma and attachment.

Michael Isles

Michael Isles

Senior Lecturer in Social Work

Social Work and Social Care

Learning should be enjoyable as well as challenging - I always strive to achieve these goals in my teaching, particularly as I have such engaging subjects as law and policy, and mental health.

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Andy Leaver

Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy

Allied Health Professions

Chartered Physiotherapist with over 20 years experience of musculoskeletal experience in the NHS, professional sport and private practice.

Barry Matthews

Barry Matthews

Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Science

Allied Health Professions

Barry was a technician, then a paramedic, for the North West Ambulance Service moving into education in 2016.

Yuet Wah Patrick

Yuet Wah Patrick

Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Science

Allied Health Professions

Yetti worked with West Midlands Ambulance Service until she became a Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Science.

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Dr. Lee Potiphar

Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing

Allied Health Professions

Nursing

Previously a Senior Research Nurse, I am passionate about passing on my knowledge and experience to improve the future of healthcare.

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Nick Preddy

Senior Lecturer in Learning Disabilities Nursing

Nursing

I am a Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) registered Learning Disabilities Nurse, as well as a qualified teacher. It has been my privilege to work in a range of services for people with Learning Disabilities in residential settings, Day Services and in Education, working with adults and young people with learning and physical disabilities and complex needs.

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Kim Scarborough

Senior Lecturer in Learning Disabilities Nursing

Nursing

I have two areas of expertise, Learning Disabilities Nursing and co-production with members of the public in health and social care HE programmes.

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Richard Stock

Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing

Nursing

Richard Stock is a Senior Lecturer within Adult Nursing.

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Kerry Taylor

Senior Lecturer Paramedic Science

Allied Health Professions

I am a Senior Lecturer In Paramedic Science having joined the team from an academic role in Coventry University.

Annmarie Thouless

Annmarie Thouless

Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing

Nursing

I am a lecturer for the BSc (Hons) Nursing (Mental Health)

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Sally-Anne Wherry

Lecturer

Nursing

Sally-Anne Wherry is a lecturer of nursing at the University of Gloucestershire.

Ashley Winslow

Ashley Winslow

Senior Lecturer in Operating Department Practice

Allied Health Professions

I am a Senior Lecture and Fellow of the Higher Education Academy delivering the newly approved Operating Department Practice programmes at University of Gloucestershire which I joined in November 2020. I also maintain my clinical skills as an ODP as my profession is my passion and specialise in anaesthetics, obstetrics and orthopaedics across all threes areas within the perioperative setting.

Benjamin Winton

Benjamin Winton

Senior Lecturer in Diagnostic Radiography

Allied Health Professions

I specialise in the reporting of musculoskeletal, chest and abdomen radiographs. I am hugely passionate about promoting the role of the advanced practitioner radiographer and the positive impact it can have on patient outcomes, as well as the complementary influence it has on my radiography.

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Julie Mordin

Coach in Practice

Nursing

Mental Health Coach in Practice