Emily Barnfield

Associate Lecturer – Simulation and IPL

Three Counties Medical School


Contact Details

email: e.barnfield@worc.ac.uk

Emily Barnfield is an Associate Lecturer in Simulation and IPL, but a Respiratory Physiotherapist by background. She studied Physiotherapy at Cardiff University and currently works as a Simulation Educator at Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, having previously worked clinically until 2022.


2017 Bsc Hons Physiotherapy Cardiff University

2022 PgCert Health Simulation Coventry University

Teaching Interests

Three Counties Medical School – Simulation and IPL

Research Interests

Interprofessional simulation

Development of immersive learning environments

Membership of Professional Bodies

Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Respiratory Care 

Recent Publications

Does the use of simulation enhance the development of registered physiotherapist’s respiratory ‘on-call’ skills – a literature review. DOI:10.54531/NNQB8682, Volume: 3, Issue: Supplement 1, Pages: A14-A16

Pending - Simulation-Based Education in pre-registration and postgraduate respiratory physiotherapy: An ACPRC position statement and commentary. 

External Roles

Simulation Educator at Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust