Staff profiles

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  • Charlotte Burnside

    Deputy Head of Health and Care Professionals

    Charlotte graduated from University of Central England in 1999 with a BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography; then she completed a Pg Diploma and MSc in Advanced Practice Nuclear Imaging at Salford University in 2006. She was practising as a Diagnostic Radiographer from 1999-2008 specialising in Radionuclide Imaging. In 2008...

  • Lewis Clemson

    Lecturer in Operating Department Practice

    Lewis qualified as an Operating Department Practitioner (ODP) in 2017. Once qualified, he worked at a Major Trauma Centre, helping to care for patients with severe life-threatening injuries. He was able to experience the perioperative care of patients undergoing complex procedures within Orthopaedics (both elective and...

  • Sam Davies

    Lecturer in Paramedic Science

    Sam completed his first undergraduate degree at The University of Central Lancashire studying BSc (Hons) in Fire and Leadership Studies. Soon after graduating he started with West Midlands Ambulance Service University NHS Foundation Trust as a Student Paramedic where he completed by Associate Ambulance Practitioner...

  • Paul Finnemore

    Lecturer in Operating Department Practice

    Paul is an Operating Department Practitioner and Alumni of BCU.   During his training he attended the Birmingham hospitals circuit rotation for his first year and at City Hospital for his second. Paul initially worked at City Hospital post qualification for three and a half years, and then moved to Birmingham Children’s...

  • Laura Garbett

    BSc ODP Course Leader / Senior Lecturer in Operating Department Practice

    Laura is an Operating Department Practitioner registered with the Health and Care Professions Council. Clinical experience includes anesthetic, surgical (scrub), post-anesthetic care and resuscitation. She successfully completed the Resuscitation Council Advanced Life Support Course & European Advanced Life Support Courses to...

  • Sharon Hardwick

    Associate Professor of Life Sciences

    Sharon has been a paramedic for over 20 years after starting her career with West Midlands Ambulance Service working in Coventry. In 2001 she became a clinical supervisor in what was Hereford and Worcester Ambulance Service, where she supported and mentored newly qualified staff through their training period.  As part of...

  • Katie O'Connor

    Lecturer in Operating Department Practice / Admissions Tutor

    Katie's career as an ODP began at Birmingham City University 15 years ago when she undertook the Diploma in Higher Education in Operating Department Practice, she has been qualified for almost 13 years. Since qualification Katie has worked full time in the clinical environment working pre-dominantly in anaesthetics and...

  • Julie Quick

    ODP Apprenticeship Course Leader / Senior Lecturer Clinical Lead & Enterprise/Research

    Julie has spent 25 years working within the perioperative environment. In her last NHS post she worked as a Surgical Care Practitioner in general surgery at Trust within the West Midlands. Julie is passionate about perioperative care and has a particular interest in surgery, research and advancing surgical roles.  

  • Louise Scott

    Lecturer in Operating Department Practice

    Before Louise moved into education, her previous job roles have been fitness instructor, Royal Navy and HGV driver. Being a keen motorcyclist, she has also attended college to learn motorcycle engineering. This varied background has exposed her to a lot of life experiences which gives her a well rounded and balanced approach to...

  • Mark Sibbald

    Assistant Lecturer in Paramedic Science

    Mark has been a qualified paramedic since 2012. He started his training in 2010 when he enrolled on a student paramedic program with Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS). This was a 2-year course which involved an intense 4 month academic induction followed by placements and coursework for the remainder of the year.  After...

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