This summer Professor Erika Denton, national healthcare leader and noteworthy campaigner for the promotion of excellence in diagnostic services, was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Salford. Erika was the first National Clinical Director for Imaging at the Department of Health, serving in this and similar roles for the last decade. Since 2013
Julie Nightingale is an experienced educator, author and reviewer, and is the Editor-in-Chief of the international peer reviewed journal Radiography. AHP research is still developing, and a large part of her role as an Editor has been to encourage and support novice authors to publish their work. Looking from the Editor’s perspective, she will guide
Dr David Brettle from our School of Health Sciences, has recently been appointed President of the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM) at the organisation’s annual conference in Liverpool. IPEM is a charity, learned society and professional body whose aims are to promote Medical Physics and Engineering for public, and ultimately, patient benefit.
Research carried out by academic colleagues has helped to enhance quality of life for arthritis patients. With one in five of the adult population in the UK living with arthritis, self-management education is a key support approach used by occupational therapists (OTs). Professor Alison Hammond, from the School of Health Sciences, has worked on improving the
Congratulations to Dr Julie Wray, who has been appointed Chair of Service User Research Partnership (SURP) with support charity Breast Cancer Care.SURP – a group of eight people who have each had a direct experience of breast cancer – ensures that Breast Cancer Care’s research agenda is driven by the needs and experiences of people affected