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Working with IMBE, ESDO and across the wider St George’s, University of London community, the Education Operations team provide a professional support service to the IMBE, ESDO and Education Operations staff and student community. We cover a range of activities, including technical services for our teaching laboratories, support for educational activities across St George’s, and finance and course administration. 

Meet the team

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Director of Education Operations and Programme Management

Noreen Kassem

As a member of St George’s senior management, the Director of Operations and Programme Management works with colleagues across the university in the coordination, development and operation of professional services relating to education and student experience. Noreen also leads the Education Operations teams in their delivery of a professional service in support of the institute’s educational activities, as well as managing the Education Office Administration team.

Education Office Administration

Claire Underwood: Education Operations Manager 

The Education Operations Manager supports senior staff within IMBE, ESDO and Education Operations and ensures the delivery of an effective and efficient administrative and logistical service enabling the smooth running of the Institute.  Claire works closely with colleagues in CCE, CBE and CfAH, as well as ensuring all HR and Finance functions are compliant. She also manages the organisation of Honorary Contracts for clinicians teaching SGUL students.  Additionally, Claire represents IMBE for safety & data management regulatory compliance, space strategy, HR practices and effective use of resources.

Claire reports to the Director of Education Operations and Programme Management and has line management responsibility for the Executive Assistant,  Finance Assistant, Operations Assistant and Operations Support Assistants. 

Farishta Yousuf: Finance Administrator

Working closely with the Central Finance team, the Finance Administrator is the key point of contact for IMBE, ESDO and Education Operations colleagues for day-to-day finance inquiries, bridging the gap between the Institute and Finance, Procurement and the Joint Research & Enterprise Office (JREO). Farishta is also responsible for processes for internal staff awards, including the conference and development funds.

Xinyue Zhao: Executive Assistant

The Executive Assistant provides proactive, high-level administrative support to Professor Jane Saffell, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education), Dr. Rachel Allen, IMBE Director and members of the senior education leadership team.  Xinyue also has responsibility for information management and communication, project administration and office management.

Radhika Ratra: Operations Assistant

Responsible for assisting in the smooth running of the Institute by supporting the Education Operations team, collating information, and issuing the monthly Education e-Newsletter, handling mass staff communications, publicising, and supporting events and coordinating speakers.  Additionally, Radhika also supports the HR team in processing Honorary and Attachment contracts and is also repsonsible for updating webpages.

 Tina Mehta: Operations Support Assistant

Responsible for administrative and secretarial support to the Professional Leads for Paramedics, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and Advanced Clinical Practice.  She additonally supports the teams with payments, planning events,  organising travel, scheduling and  minuting meetings.  Day to day responsibilities include ensuring the smooth running of the office and ordering stationery supplies. 

Bessie Norman: Operations Support Assistant

Responsible for essential administrative support to the Centre and Section Heads, as well as to all staff within the Centre for Clinical Education. Her responsibilities include organising travel and accommodation, scheduling and minuting meetings, assisting with event planning, managing room bookings and diaries, overseeing mailing lists, and updating the centralised document management system.

The Graduate School (Postgraduate Administration)

The Postgraduate Administration team is based in IMBE, but works across St George’s to support the delivery of taught postgraduate programmes and research degrees. 

Emma Embleton: Head of Postgraduate Administration 

Responsible for the overall operational business of the Graduate School, taking the lead in ensuring the smooth running of all postgraduate provision across the University including managing a core team delivering support for taught postgraduate courses and research degree students.  

Michaela Binstead-Light: Programme Manager  - Taught Programmes

Responsible for the administrative processes relating to all postgraduate taught students. Working with a core team to deliver all programme related activities across the student lifecycle.

Derilyn Frusher: Programme Manager - Research Degrees

Responsible for the administrative processes relating to all postgraduate research students [MPhil, PhD & MD (Res)], organising and managing processes from admission, registration, enrolment, monitoring and submission of thesis to graduation. Secretary to the Research Degrees Committee.

Hazel Morgan: Research Degrees Administrator 

Responsible for managing the examinations process for research students and supporting the Research Degrees Programme Manager.

Lucy Addae-Wilkins: Postgraduate Examinations Officer 

Responsible for organising and running written examinations for all Postgraduate Taught programmes.

Kay Ling: Clinical Placements Manager

Responsible for managing the quality monitoring, feedback and improvement cycle for all postgraduate programmes with clinical placements.

Emily Daniel: Clinical Placements Officer

Responsible for all administrative processes related to clinical placements for Physician Associate students, including placement recruitment, allocations, monitoring and payments.

Irum Nasrullah: Postgraduate Officer

Responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the Physician Associate programme. Working to deliver all programme related activities across the student lifecycle, following admission to SGUL, including enrolment, timetabling, evaluation and assessments.

Paula Wilson: Postgraduate Administrator

Responsible for providing administrative support to the MPAS programme and in particular to the FCM module lead and sub module leads. Working with the module lead and sub leads to liaise with internal and external lecturers ensuring the coordination, confirmation and actual delivery of FCM lectures.

Georgia Baines: Postgraduate Officer

Responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the Genomic Medicine, Sports Cardiology and Interpretation & Clinical Application of Genomic Data postgraduate programmes. Working to deliver all programme related activities across the student lifecycle, following admission to SGUL, including enrolment, timetabling, evaluation and assessments.

Bolatito Laditi: Postgraduate Officer

Responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the Global Health, Healthcare Research Skills & Methods and Translational Medicine postgraduate programmes, and the Common Postgraduate Framework modules. Working to deliver all programme related activities across the student lifecycle, following admission to SGUL, including enrolment, timetabling, evaluation and assessments.

Melanie Brunst: Postgraduate Officer

Responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the Heart Failure and Clinical Neuroscience Practice postgraduate programmes.  Working to deliver all programme related activities across the student lifecycle, following admission to SGUL, including enrolment, timetabling, evaluation and assessments.

Learn more on The Graduate School pages.

Undergraduate Administration
Undergraduate Science Administration Team

The Sciences Team based in the Institute of Medical & Biomedical Education currently supports the SGUL BSc/MSci Biomedical Science, BSc Clinical Pharmacology, BSc Healthcare Science (Clinical Physiology) and Intercalated BSc programmes, and the KU Master of Pharmacy modular teaching programme.

As a team they are responsible for the coordination, maintenance, and support of all undergraduate programmes to a high professional standard. They serve as a link between students, academics and the wider university community.  

Karolina Ossowska: Head of Undergraduate Science Programmes Administration

Responsible for the overall management of the Science Admin Team.

Tom Slevin: Senior Science Programmes Officer

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead administrator for BSc Biomedical Science & Intercalated BSc with focus on Year 3 BMS and iBSc (including iBSc application process, MSci transfer, BSc module/project selection process) and Year 4 MSci Biomedical Science
  • Professional Training Year (PTY)

Errol Lobo: Senior Science Programmes Officer

Responsible for all aspects of course administration for BSc Clinical Pharmacology.

Fatima Gangat: Science Programmes Officer

Responsible for BSc and MSci Biomedical Science Years 1 & 2 course administration (covering all aspects of Year 1 & 2 timetabling, small group tutorials, Canvas, assessment submissions).

Symone Pryce: Science Programmes Officer

Responsible for BSc and MSci Biomedical Science Years 1 & 2 course administration (covering all aspects of Year 1 & 2 timetabling, small group tutorials, Canvas, assessment submissions).

Chloe Barrett: Science Programmes Administrator

Responsible for Master of Pharmacy Years 1-4 modular teaching administration (teaching timetables, tutorial packs & tutors, StudySpace). This programme is run in partnership with Kingston University.

Garnet Ni: Science Programmes Administrator

Responsible for varied admin support across all BSc programmes including: support for small group tutorials; student attendance monitoring with emphasis on Tier 4 visa requirements; Professional Training Year; feedback collation, Canvas

MBBS Programme Team

Led by Joanna Carroll and Fiorella Fioretto, the MBBS Programme Team supports the academic and clinical leads in delivering the MBBS course. The team manage all the administrative elements of the MBBS course, including:

  • Timetabling and scheduling

  • Clinical placement administration

  • Curriculum planning and development

  • Supporting students throughout their time on the course.

In addition to working internally with the Centre of Clinical Education, the MBBS Programme Team liaise with our affiliated hospital sites to ensure all curriculum needs are delivered and work to develop areas of programme management to ensure students get the best possible experience during their studies.

Student-Facing Team

Fiorella Fioretto: Head of Medical Programmes Administration

Responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing of all student-facing services provided by the MBBS administrative team, including responsibility for student support and all student facing administrative staff and the continued review of these in the context of accessibility and efficacy, sets course term dates, oversight of the risk assessment process for students on placement and coordinates programme regulation updates.
  • Evaluating student feedback through a variety of internal and external mechanisms and co-authoring of the Annual Programme Monitoring Report and Action Plan.
  • Secretary to the MBBS Course Committee.

Eroulla Cadd: Final Year Coordinator

Responsibilities include:

  • Being the first point of contact for staff and student queries and arrangements for Final (F) Year, which include ACP timetables, Canvas areas, all aspects of student allocation to and attendance on placements, SSCF1, coordinating student progress and welfare meetings and administrative support for the Becoming a Doctor domain.
  • Overseeing the administration for the SSCF2 including the Turing scheme.
  • Secretary to the F Year Committee.

Corinne Cohen: Education Support Manager

Responsibilities include:

  • Manageing communication between student representatives and the MBBS academic and programme team, including the facilitation of student/staff committee meetings.

  • Managing the MBBS student prizes and the MBBS Careers Fair Management of the MMI process/assessors for applicants to the MBBS course, in liaison with the Admissions team

  • Managing the MMI process/assessors for applicants to the MBBS course, in liaison with the Admissions team.

Jan Cook: Clinical Medicine Manager

Responsibilities include:

  • Leading on all Transition (T), Penultimate (P) and Final (F) year administrative support. 
  • Being the administrative lead for UKFPO liaison, including Supporting Trainees Entering Practice (STEP) processes and nomination of graduates. 
  • Being the administrative lead for GMC liaison including nomination of students for provisional registration and updating GMC Connect.
  • Managing applications for external intercalation.
  • Managing IOS applications for T, P and F Year students in liaison with the Student Support Manager.

Paula Cunningham: Clinical Sciences Manager

Responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing all processes delivered within the Clinical Sciences administrative team (MBBS4 Year 1, MBBS5 Year 1 and Year 2, T Year PBL block teaching ,Clinical Communication Skills and Case Based Learning and Problem Based Learning review processes).
  • Managing student online evaluation for the clinical sciences and analyse engagement, methodology and output. 
  • Working alongside curriculum development team to provide expertise to inform curriculum changes. 

Nitesh Desai: MBBS4 Year 1 Programme Coordinator 

Responsibilities include:

  • Being the first point of contact for staff and student queries for the M4 Year 1 programme and the T-Year taught (PBL) blocks, which include timetables, Canvas updates, processing student mitigating circumstances applications for coursework, coordinating student progress meetings and student applications for interruptions of studies.
  • Coordinating the allocation of NHS Smartcards to students entering their clinical years including, managing the application process for smartcards and the update process for existing smartcards.
  • Secretary to the MBBS4 Year 1 Committee and the M4 Year 1 Becoming a Doctor Grading Committee.

Rahat Afzal: MBBS5  Year 2 Programme Coordinator

Responsibilities include:

  • Being the first point of contact for student and staff queries and administrative arrangements for Year 2 MBBS5 of the undergraduate programme, including timetable arrangements, tutor recruitment and student allocations for Student Selected Components (SSC)  and all canvas updates.
  • Providing ongoing pastoral support alongside academic colleagues for MBBS5 Year 1 students
  • Overseeing the operational tasks for Early Years Clinical Experience, including timetable arrangements and assessments associated with placement.
  • Joint Secretary to the Clinical Sciences Committee.

Emma Foley: Clinical Communication Administrator

Responsibilities include:

  • Liaising with students who are our Peer Tutors who teach Clinical Skills to their peers.
  • The recording of attendance for both clinical and communication skills.
  • Managing all aspects of the final year peer tutors' portfolio submissions.

Abidemi Fagbemi: Transition (T) Year Coordinator

Responsibilities include:

  • Being the first point of contact for staff and student queries for Transition (T) Year, which include Investigation of Disease arrangements and timetables, Canvas areas, all aspects of student allocation to and attendance on placements, coordinating student progress meetings, assessment arrangements for the Case Analysis Project and the Becoming a Doctor Domain and provide administrative support for all elements of SSCT projects.
  • Secretary to the T Year Committee.

Chris Shaw:  Penultimate (P) Year Coordinator

Responsibilities include:

  • Being the first point of contact for staff and student queries for Penultimate (P) Year, which include PPD arrangements and timetables, Canvas areas, all aspects of student allocation to and attendance on placements, coordinating student progress and welfare meetings and administrative support for assessment arrangements for PPD and the Becoming a Doctor Domain.
  • Secretary to the P Year Committee.

Kirsty McEneny: Clinical Communication Skills Coordinator

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating all elements of the Peer Tutor system, including administrative support for the recruitment and training process, allocation of students to teaching opportunities and payment of peer tutors.
  • Overseeing all administrative support for Clinical and Communication skills teaching. 
  • Actor recruitment for teaching and end of year OSCE assessments. 

Yunhui Kim: Small Group Teaching Coordinator

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating relevant parties to lead the administration of the review process of clinical cases used in Small Group Teaching and accurately documenting any changes;
  • Launching and supporting all Small Group Teaching tutor recruitment events and drives;
  • Maintaining a database of Small Group Teaching tutors and recruit cover tutors where necessary, support their liaison with HR to be onboarded, submit invoices and support peer review.

Jack Morrison: Online Learning Coordinator

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating the annual Canvas update process.
  • Providing guidance, training, and support for the online learning elements of Investigation of Disease, use of Canvas by academic and administrative staff for posting content and specific online elements of the clinical sciences years.

Lee Rolls: Personal Tutor Administrator

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing administrative support for the personal tutor system for the MBBS undergraduate and graduate entry course, including allocation of students to personal tutors, arranging training sessions for personal tutors and monitoring student engagement with the personal tutoring system.
  • Being the first point of contact for students with queries about their personal tutor allocation.

Lea Stock: Student Support Manager

Responsibilities include:

  • Being the first point of contact for the support, management, and monitoring of students with complex circumstances affecting their progress through the MBBS programme, and liaison with other professional services staff where needed.
  • Being the administrative lead for the Individual Allocation Process (IAP).
  • Being the administrative lead for process reviews of course-related student support processes, in terms of assessing efficacy of systems (measured against key performance indicators) and identifying barriers to access of support and advice.

Stephenie Thomas: Clinical Teaching Administrator (Anaesthetics and Critical Care)

Responsibilities include:

  • Being the first point of contact for all aspects of Critical Care and Anaesthetics, including staff and student placement concerns and queries, Becoming a Doctor requirements, assessment queries and coordination of student remediation opportunities.
  • Scheduling and providing administration support for Final Year Simulation Week (Mandatory sessions) including e-Immediate Life Support (e-ILS), Simulated Clinical Scenarios, Blood Administration sessions, Advanced Prescribing sessions, Simulated Dop sessions, Breaking Bad News sessions.
  • Evaluating end of placement student feedback.

Carrie Victor-Smith: Clinical Teaching Administrator (Medicine and Accident and Emergency)

Responsibilities include:

  • Being the first point of contact for all aspects of P Year Medicine and Final Year Accident and Emergency placements, including staff and student placement concerns and queries, students’ Becoming a Doctor requirements, MyProgress queries and coordination of student remediation opportunities.
  • Coordinating all elements of the Final Year elective process.
  • Evaluating end of placement student feedback.

Sarah Winyard: Clinical Teaching Administrator (Neurology)

Responsibilities include:

  • Being the first point of contact for all aspects of Neurology, including staff and student placement concerns and queries, Becoming a Doctor requirements, MyProgress queries and coordination of student remediation opportunities.
  • Overseeing Psychiatry placement arrangements, in liaison with the Clinical Placement Support Coordinator.
  • Evaluating end of placement student feedback.

Kirsty Dean: Clinical Education Support Coordinator

Responsibilities include:

  • Provideing additional support for MBBS students who are repeating a year or returning from a period of interruption.
  • Coordinating  drop-in sessions and workshops to support learning on clinical placement.
  • Servicing key meetings/committees, including Clinical Placement meetings.

Michelle Parginou: Professionalism and Portfolio Coordinator 

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing administrative support for the “Becoming a Doctor” assessment domain.
  • Monitoring student workplace based assessments and provides regular updates to students on these assessment results.
  • Managing the Becoming a Doctor Grading Committees.

 Chloe Filippi: Community and Placement Coordinator

Responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing all processes with recruiting and delivering clinical placement activities across all Clinical Sciences Years.
  • Providing support with the organisation and delivery of Case Based Learning (CBL) and Problem Based Learning (PBL) tutorials within Clinical sciences area(s).
  • Providing all administrative support with delivery of Early Years Clinical Experience

Vacant: MBBS5 Year 1 Programme Coordinator

Responsibilities include:

  • Being the first point of contact for student and staff queries and administrative arrangements for Year 1 MBBS of the undergraduate programme, including timetable arrangements, student allocations and SSC for the early years and update Canvas.
  • Providing ongoing pastoral support alongside academic colleagues for MBBS5 Year 1 students
  • Overseeing the operational tasks for Early Years Clinical Experience, including timetable arrangements and assessments associated with placement.
  • Joint Secretary to the Clinical Sciences Committee.
Quality, Partnerships and International Team

Joanna Carroll: Head of MBBS Quality & Development

Responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing all aspects of existing partnerships with NHS and other clinical education providers related to clinical teaching, including quality monitoring through student feedback and site visits; contract management; developing new partnerships.
  • Managing the undergraduate medical education tariff; clinical placement budget planning and student number planning in liaison with NHS England.
  • Overseeing the development and monitoring of processes for MBBS programme delivery to assure quality and compliance with regulatory requirements set by the General Medical Council.
  • Overseeing of all aspects of international partnership with the University of Nicosia related to clinical teaching, including quality monitoring; and the international MBBS teach-out process in line with GMC regulatory requirements.

Kerren Churcher: Quality Manager

Responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing of quality assurance visits of partner Trusts.
  • All aspects of quality monitoring of teaching and student experience across the MBBS programme, including the MBBS quality assurance teaching framework, quality assurance visits to placement providers and management of student feedback and evaluations for all years of the MBBS programme.
  • Coordinating the annual Clinical Teachers’ Day.
  • Key point of contact for hospital Sub Deans, Undergraduate Coordinators and Clinical Teaching Fellows at partner placement providers.

Steven Lupton:  Primary Care Education Manager

 Responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing all aspects of educational and administrative processes related to primary care teaching on the MBBS programmes.
  • Collaboration with the MBBS Administrative Team and acting as the primary point of contact for all academic and administrative staff within the Primary Care Team for administrative and operational issues.
  • Supporting the Director of Primary Care and the wider Primary Care Team to ensure that their workstreams are planned and managed effectively to achieve their successful delivery.
  • Overseeing the development of GP practice recruitment and retention strategy as agreed by the Primary Care Education Committee.
  • Maintaining the oversight of student feedback related to primary care teaching, analysing feedback qualitative and quantitative data to identify areas requiring swift response to mitigate potential adverse impact.
  • Overseeing all work related to the Work Experience Programme for secondary school pupils to promote medical careers in primary care.
  • Providing operational oversight of finance processes for funding of primary care placements, ensuring accuracy, clarity and consistency across all the relevant years of the MBBS course.

Vanessa Nsilu: Primary Care Education Projects Coordinator

Responsibilities include:

  • In liaison with the Primary Care Education Manager and Head of Primary Care Education, assist in coordinating and implementing the strategic development of administrative processes related to Primary Care Education, and to support their evaluation and maintain efficacy and operational resilience.
  • Supporting current and future undergraduate educational innovation projects in collaboration with the Primary Care Education Manager, Head of Primary Care Education, and academic primary care educators, designed to improve processes and enhance the student experience.
  • Supporting the development and implementation of community and primary care ‘out of hours’ delivery of clinical placements for MBBS students in collaboration with the Primary Care Education Manager, relevant academics, and clinical providers.
  • Supporting the evaluation of primary care educational projects and oversee the implementation of successful projects into ‘usual’ practice for the primary care undergraduate team.
  • Acting as a point of contact for student and staff queries with regards to ongoing projects within primary care education.
  • Coordinating the processes for content submission, format and distribution of the primary care education newsletter and communications.
  • Maintaining up to date content and accuracy of St. George's primary care education web pages in line with institutional guidelines.

Katie Perkins: Curriculum Development Manager

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing MBBS Curriculum development and assure compliance with GMC outcomes.
  • Being the point of contact for the clinical priority list.

Dajana Sulmina: Curriculum Development Administrator

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing a comprehensive level of administrative support to work of the Curriculum Development Team in the review of the MBBS curriculum to maintain the quality of the MBBS across SGUL and the University of Nicosia (UNic).
  • Producing the curriculum brochure, priority list and clinical practice outcomes handbooks, M4 Y1 and Transition (T) year learning objectives, M4 Y1 PBL tutor notes, handbook and online cases. 

Tracy McGinley: Quality and Tariff Administrator

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing student feedback returns for clinical placements to ensure the required response rate.
  • Collating end of placement student evaluation data and produce end of year reports. 
  • Supporting the Quality Manager to produce data required for the annual internal and external quality reporting cycle.  

Mahya Entesari: General Practice (GP) Teaching Administrator - Final (F) Year

Responsibilities include:

  • Being the first point of contact for all student queries concerning the Final Year General Practice and Public Health placements, including student allocation to practices, updating Canvas placement site, manage student travel claims, monitoring student engagement and placement assessment.
  • Being the key liaison with external General Practice team for Final Year, including practice payments, coordinate annual training arrangements and GP meetings, distribution of tutor training materials and student feedback.

Jerusha Edwards: General Practice Teaching Administrator - Transition (T) Year

Responsibilities include:

  • Being the first point of contact for all student queries concerning the T Year General Practice placement, including student allocation to practices, update Canvas placement site, coordination of SGUL seminars, coordination of the Julian Tudor Hart prize, monitor student engagement and placement assessment. 
  • Being the key liaison with external General Practice team for T Year, including practice payments, coordination of annual training arrangements and distribution of tutor training materials and student feedback.
  • Recruiting actors for seminars and end of placement assessment.

Cecilia Tjomsland: General Practice (GP) Teaching Administrator (Early Years)

Responsibilities include:

  • Being the first point of contact for all student queries concerning the Year 1 and 2 for the undergraduate programme and Year 1 of the Graduate Entry Programme for the General Practice placement, including student allocation to practices, updating Canvas placement site, monitor student engagement and placement assessment. 
  • Key liaison with external GP team for the early years, including practice payments, coordination of annual training arrangements, and GP meetings and distribution of tutor training materials.
  • Providing administrative support for the student allocation of Smartcards process.
Allied Health Administration

The Allied Health Administration Team, led by Jonathon Fee, works collaboratively with students, academics, professional service staff and clinical partners to support a wide-ranging portfolio of pre-registration Allied Health programmes including the BSc Diagnostic Radiography, BSc/MSc Occupational Therapy, BSc Paramedic Science, BSc/MSc Physiotherapy, BSc Radiotherapy and Oncology.  The team additionally supports continuing professional development of registered healthcare professionals, focussing on a range of postgraduate radiography programmes and modules and multidisciplinary qualifications within clinic and advanced clinical practice. 

Given the size, scope and varying support needs of programmes, the greater Administration team is divided into 3 focussed sub-teams; the Placements Team, led by Christine Cheung, the Pre-Registration Programmes Team, led by Declan Coyle & the Continuing Professional Development Team led by Giacomo Valeri.     

Jonathon Fee: Head of Allied Health Programmes Administration 

Jonathon manages the overall operational activity of the Allied Health Administration Team.  As well supporting the team to deliver programme support to a highly professional standard, his role has a strong focus on working with the wider St George’s community to develop activity, processes and procedures to improve student experience. 

Christine Cheung: Placements Manager 

Christine’s team manages the operational support for all placement activity within pre-registration Allied Health Programmes.  The team works closely with academic placement leads, clinical partners, professional services staff & governmental bodies (such as NHS England & the NHS Business Service Authority) to provide an exemplary placement experience for students.    

 Amelia Treadwell: Placements Coordinator 

Responsible for placement activity for the BSc Diagnostic Radiography as well as leading on student and staff process development and training within InPlace.

Justin So:  Placements Coordinator

Responsible for placement activity for the BSc Paramedic Science as well as leading on placement provider contracts and process development within InPlace.

Tosin Ajose: Placements Administrator 

Responsible for placement activity for the BSc/MSc Physiotherapy.  Tosin also leads on Practice Educator training coordination, PIVO placement payments and works with fellow placement administrators to process student travel claims. 

Vacant: Placements Administrator

This post supports placement activity for the BSc/MSc Occupational Therapy.  The post also leads on Placement Management Partnership coordination, PIVO placement payments and works with fellow placement administrators to process student travel claims. 

Giacomo Valeri: Programme Manager 

Giacomo's team manages the support for continuing professional development programmes; PGDip/MSc Advanced Clinical Practice, PGCert Clinical Practice, Module-Only/PGCert/MSc Advanced Breast Practice & PGCert Professional Practice in Mammography.  The team is responsible for a wide variety of activities from early in the admissions cycle, throughout a student or apprentices time at St George’s, right through to graduation.   The team works in partnership with academic colleagues, professional services staff, NHS employers and a range of governmental departments (including NHS England & the Department of Education) to provide outstanding support for this varied group of learners.   

Bernie Ryall: Programme Officer 

Responsible for all aspects of course administration for the PGDip/MSc Advanced Clinical Practice & the PGCert Clinical Practice.

Joan Ha: Programme Administrator 

Responsible for all aspects of course administration for Module-Only/PGCert/MSc Advanced Breast Practice & PGCert Professional Practice in Mammography.

Declan Coyle: Student & Programme Coordinator   

Declan’s team manages the support for all Pre-registration Allied Health programmes; BSc Diagnostic Radiography, BSc/MSc Occupational Therapy, BSc Paramedic Science, BSc/MSc Physiotherapy, BSc Radiotherapy and Oncology.  The team is responsible for a wide variety of administrative and support functions from the beginning of a student’s journey at St George’s right through to their graduation.  The team works closely with academic programme teams and professional services staff to provide exceptional support for all students.    

Rubena Begum: Programme Officer 

Responsible for all aspects of course administration for the BSc Radiotherapy and Oncology. 

Chiola Sutherland: Programme Officer

Responsible for all aspects of course administration for the BSc Diagnostic Radiography. 

Fred Magnusson: Programme Officer

Responsible for all aspects of course administration for the BSc/MSc Occupational Therapy. 

Dawit Wagari: Programme Officer   

Responsible for all aspects of course administration for the BSc/MSc Physiotherapy.  

Brenda Cluffer: Programme Officer

Responsible for all aspects of course administration for the BSc Paramedic Science. 

Serena Sutherland: Programme Administrator

Assists colleagues in supporting course administration for the BSc Paramedic Science. 

Levina Palmer: Programme Officer

Assists colleagues in supporting course administration for Allied Health programmes. 

Centre for Innovation and Development in Education (CIDE) Administration

Led by Paola Motta, CIDE Programmes Manager, with support from Shire Meah, CIDE Administrator, the CIDE administration provides a proactive and professional service to staff and students across all areas of CIDE activities.

Learn more on the CIDE pages.

Technical Services

Technical Services provide key technical support for St George’s courses, particularly Medicine, Physician Associate, Biomedical Science and Clinical Pharmacology.  In addition to supporting teaching activities in the Hunter Wing teaching labs, clinical skills rooms and flexible spaces, Technical Services play a vital role in ensuring the delivery of CCAs.

The team is managed by Dr Lynn Plowright (Head of Technical Services) who is responsible for overseeing the set-up of and ordering for clinical skills sessions and CCAs, efficient use of space, health and safety, and budget management.  Matt Cordwell (Senior Lab Technician) is responsible for planning lab practicals with academic staff, and supervises the lab technicians Maria Ignatyeva and Esther Sanchez Herranz.  The lab team work together to prepare the practicals and provide support during them.  Preparation of clinical skills practicals and flexible space support are the remit of the Clinical Skills Technicians Desmond Larmond and Ellen Rham.  However, we are flexible in our approach and all of the team work together to provide support as necessary.

 
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