Staff Profiles: Rebecca Adams

Rebecca Adams

Staff Profile: Rebecca Adams
Senior lecturer academic course lead operating department practice

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.


I am excited to be the course lead in operating department practice at the University of Gloucestershire.I have spent all of my career in perioperative practice in both the academic setting and in numerous NHS posts. I am a nurse and a ODP and am passionate about promoting and leading the BSc in operating practice.

I get great pleasure in supporting and nurturing the ODPs of the future and am proud to see so many of my past students working locally in Gloucestershire. My specialist areas of interest includes simulated practice and multiprofessional working and human factors training.


Award Title Institution Date
PGCert Ed Higher Professional Education Oxford Brooke's University 2011
BSc Adult Nursing (Modular) UWE 2007


NMC registered nurse and practice teacher

Teaching and research


Undergraduate operating department practice education

Undergraduate and postgraduate nurse education


Undergraduate, Postgraduate


Simulation and human factors in perioperative practice

External responsibilities

Member of the allied healthcare forum Gloucestershire