Sally qualified as a nurse from Sheffield and North Trent College of Nursing and Midwifery in Jan 1993. Having developed a keen interest in perioperative care during her pre-registration training and she spent the early part of her career working within all phases of surgical care, gaining experience in multiple specialties.
Her career moved into advanced perioperative practice in 2003 when she was appointed as a Surgical Care Practitioner in General Surgery at Salford Royal. Her main interest was developing laparoscopic colorectal surgery in the mid noughties.
Following the launch of the 2014 SCP curriculum she successfully completed the MSc in Surgical Care Practice at Edge Hill University. Sally’s experience in developing SCPs in both in practice and in the classroom led her to become a senior lecturer on the SCP programme at Edge Hill University in 2019 and in May 2021 become the programme’s lead. From this position she supported the development of the new bi-colligiate SCP curriculum and is in the process of revalidating the programme.
Her research interested surround the use of technology to support learning and improving student experience.
When Sally is not working you will find her on a hockey field either playing or coaching.
Learning techology to enhance learning
Learning platforms to assist the learner to make connections between theory and their diverse workbased learning experiences.
Training and education of the Surgical Care Practitioner
Member of the bi-collegiate working group for the RCS Curriculum Framework for Surgical Care Practitioners
Committe member of the Association of Surgical Care Practitioners
Reviewer for British Journal of Nursing
Member of the Royal College of Surgeons Faculty of Perioperative Care
https://fpc.rcsed.ac.uk/podcasts - Episode 3
Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals
In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):
Committee member , Association of Surgical Care Practitioners
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Member , Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Faculty of Perioperative Care
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Member , Association for Perioperative Practitioners
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