Jayne Robbie

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Course Lead and senior lecturer in diabetes and vascular disease

School of Nursing and Midwifery

Jayne qualified as a podiatrist from Brighton Polytechnic in 1987 and has had a varied career in primary and secondary care working extensively as a diabetes specialist in multi-professional teams as well as having experience managing a large primary care podiatry unit.

Jayne was one of the first intake of podiatrists to gain a degree in podiatric medicine which she completed in 1989, and developed the learning bug having studied for a PGCE and went on to complete an MSc in Health Care. She was the first podiatrist from the West Midlands to take part in the NIHR funded Masters to PhD Bridging Program which developed her research skills and is passionate about the prevention of diabetic foot complications and interventions aimed specifically at diabetic foot disease and ulceration; the main cause of hospital admissions for diabetes in the UK.

Jayne joined Birmingham City University in October 2020 as a part-time senior lecturer in diabetes care, whilst continuing to work as a specialist podiatrist in the multi-disciplinary team at University Hospitals Birmingham.

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