Hilary Baggs

Hilary Baggs

Course Leader and Principal Lecturer in Diagnostic Radiography

School of Allied Health and Community

Department of Allied Health

Contact Details

email: h.baggs@worc.ac.uk

Hilary is the course leader for the Diagnostic Radiography programme at the University of Worcester. She has worked in various hospitals, including a major trauma centre. Hilary has been involved in radiography education for almost 20 years and is passionate about students reaching their potential within the profession. She is interested in curriculum development and how individuals train radiographers who are fit for the future workforce.


  • Masters in Education – Birmingham City University
  • BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography – University of Wales College of Medicine

Teaching Interests

Hilary teaches across the whole Diagnostic Radiography programme. Her particular interests are equipping students with research skills, right from the start of their course. She also teaches professional practice, anatomy and physiology and clinical skills.

Research Interests

Hilary's research interests are the placement experience and how radiography education is equipping students with skills for the future of the profession.

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Member of the Society of Radiographers
  • Registrant with the Health and Care Professions Council
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Recent Publications

  • UK Imaging and Oncology Congress, 4th – 6th July 2022, Liverpool.
    Joint presentation with Dorothy Cox, entitled ‘Educating diagnostic radiography undergraduates for the future workforce – are we hitting the mark?’
  • UK Imaging and Oncology Congress, 7th – 25th June 2021, online.
    Joint presentation with Rebecca Howell, entitled ‘The collaborative development of a diagnostic radiography programme between a hospital trust and a local university to improve student experience, maximise placement capacity and develop radiographers fit for the future’.
  • UK Imaging and Oncology Congress 2019, 10th – 12th June 2019, Liverpool.
    Joint poster presentation with Charlotte Burnside, entitled ‘Diversity on Clinical Placement – the students’ experience’.

External Roles

  • External Examiner for the With Foundation Year programme at the University of Derby