Registered as an Occupational Therapist nearly 40 years ago, and has followed a varied career path, starting in inpatient rehabilitation setting, moving to inpatient mental health and secure settings, before moving to Higher Education at the University of Northampton in 2009. Currently in Professional lead role for Occupational Therapy subject, to support strategic development for the Occupational Therapy programme and liaison role with Professional and Regulatory bodies and regional professional groups.
Teaches across the BSc and MSc Programmes for Occupational therapy, including Practical Skills modules, Research and Dissertation modules, Practice Education and Placement support. Also supports assessment of Basic Life Support skills for Undergraduate students.
An exploration of the reasons why Occupational Therapy practitioners offer practice placements to OT students undertaking professional training (2018).
Exploring the student and staff experiences of online learning and teaching during the Covid-19 pandemic (current).