Areas of Expertise

  • Echocardiography
  • Sub-clinical cardiovascular dysfunction

Publications

  1. & Central arterial stiffness and diastolic function are associated with insulin resistance and abdominal obesity in young women but polycystic ovary syndrome does not confer additional risk. Human Reproduction 29(9), 2041-2049.

Teaching

  • SH-E03 Placement 1 (BSc Clinical Physiology & BSc Clinical Technology)

    This a placement module for the BSc (Hons) Clinical Physiology & BSc (Hons) Clinical Technology.

  • SHC233 Healthcare Science Work Based Placement 1

    This module provides an opportunity to explore professional practice within a healthcare science discipline and to gain the professional skills and competences required for practice at level 5.

  • SHC331 Healthcare Science Research Project

    This module will facilitate the planning, execution and dissemination of a research project with direct relevance to the clinical specialism. Students will be expected to plan, execute and disseminate a literature review, audit or service improvement project.

  • SHC332 Healthcare Science Work Based Placement 2

    The aim of the module is to broaden the student experience of clinical practice in their specialism. This experience will ensure that on graduation, the student can undertake the breadth of practice expected of a newly qualified healthcare science practitioner.

  • SHC338 Evidence-Based Practice in Cardiology

    The module will prepare students for their professional role as a healthcare science practitioner in Cardiology. Students will gain an understanding of their role in the patient pathway and the importance of evidence-based practice that considers patient-centred care.

  • SHCM00 Clinical Assessment for Healthcare Scientists

    This module will give practitioners the opportunity to develop knowledge and understanding which underpins the use of clinical assessment in the context of differential diagnosis. Practitioners will be expected to apply knowledge and basic skills of clinical assessment to their individual scope of practice within a cardiology, respiratory physiology or sleep-disordered breathing clinic. The opportunity to gain a greater understanding of the role of other diagnostic modalities such as radiology and pathology are integral to the module.

  • SHGM21 Non-Medical Prescribing

    This module enables a comprehensive unified framework for qualified nurses, pharmacists and allied health care professions to undertake the education and training required by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC), Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and Welsh Government to meet the statutory requirements for independent prescribing.

  • SHVM00 Applied Anatomy and Pathophysiology for Long Term Chronic Conditions Management

    This module is used to underpin the applied knowledge required to understand the clinical presentation and management of specific long term and chronic conditions.