Staff profile

Claire Richards


Lecturer in Imaging

Subject

Radiography

College

College of Health and Social Care

Department

School of Allied Health and Social Care

Campus

Kedleston Road, Derby Campus

Email

c.mansell@derby.ac.uk

About

I am currently a Lecturer in Imaging, on both the BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography and the Assistant Practitioner Foundation Degree programmes.

Teaching responsibilities

I currently teach on a variety of modules, including Technology, Anatomy and Professional Practice on the undergraduate programme. I also teach Radiography specific modules to the Assistant Practitioners.

Professional interests

Trauma Radiography; paediatric imaging; anatomy; forensics; CT; Reporting; Leadership.

Membership of professional bodies

Qualifications

Recent conferences

Presented at Achieving Excellence in Radiography - Manchester (Nov 2012) One Foot in Each Camp - Surviving a Split Academic / Clinical Position.

Experience in industry

I qualified in 2004 and have worked as a Senior Radiographer at Leicester Royal Infirmary since. I partake in a regular rotation through Accident and Emergency, where I have gained competent skills in trauma imaging; CT, where I have achieved a College of Radiographers certificate in IV administration, Paediatrics, Procedures and Plain Film. I am currently an active part of the forensic team at this trust.

Additional interests and activities

Currently working a split role as a part time Senior Radiographer at Leicester Royal Infirmary, and as a Lecturer in Imaging at University of Derby. I am also a Clinical Liason Officer for the UHL trust. These roles enable me to have strong links to both departments.