School of Allied Health and Community

Head of School

Deputy Head of School

  • Dr Helen Frank

    Deputy Head/Quality Co-ordinator of the School of Allied Health and Community

College Directors - College of Health, Life and Environmental Sciences

  • Professor Eleanor Bradley

    Director of Research and Knowledge Exchange

  • Joanne Rouse

    Strategic Director of Practice Education and Interprofessional Learning in the Health Professions

  • Dr Kerry Whitehouse

    College Director of Learning, Teaching and Quality Enhancement for College of Business, Psychology and Sport

School Professors

Senior Management Team

Department of Health and Wellbeing

Department of Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Nutritional Therapy

Department of Paramedic Science

Department of Social Work and the Community

Department of Dietetics

Department of Radiography

  • Hilary Baggs

    Course Leader and Principal Lecturer in Diagnostic Radiography

Mood Disorders Research Group

Research Degree Students

Association for Dementia Studies


Academic Support Unit                                                            

Julia Mathias    
Academic Support Unit Manager   
01905 542234  

Michelle Brinkworth    
Departmental Administrator      
01905 542224

Susan Burton     
Departmental Administrator        
01905 542672


Jo Fleet
Study Day, Conference & Events Coordinator 
01905 855147


Clare Perkins     
Deputy ASU Manager     
01905 855385

Deborah Sabbato      
Personal Assistant to the Head of School for the School of Allied Health and Community
Senior Departmental Administrator      
School of Allied Health & Community   
College of Health, Life & Environmental Sciences   
01905 855546 

Debbie Shotton
Projects & Finance Administrator
01905 855385

Work Based Learning Support (WBLS)

Sandra Phillips 
Head of WBLS and Employer Engagement/Team Leader
01905 542201

Sarah Davies 
WBLS Administrator 
01905 542419

Deborah Guest
WBLS Administrator
01905 855375

Teresa Harrison
WBLS Administrator
01905 542207

Becky Martin    
Placement Officer     
01905 855461

Amy Taylor
WBLS Administrator
01905 855545

Academic Quality

Debbie Hancock 
Senior Quality Administrator
01905 542042

Natalie Strickland
Quality and Academic Integrity Administrator
01905 857513