Staff profile

Fran Fuller

Deputy Head of Department for Social and Community Studies


Health, Social, and Community Work


College of Health and Social Care


School of Allied Health and Social Care


Britannia Mill, Derby Campus



I am Deputy Head of Department for Social and Community Studies and manage a suite of programmes across the subject area.


Teaching responsibilities

 have no specific teaching responsibilities but my interest is Child Protection and Law and offer support in these areas. I also try to promote IPL across the College and beyond with a widening participation context.

Professional interests

I'm a registered Social Worker and a member of the British Association of Social Workers. I have a particular interest in Child Care Practice and Law and offer training in this area. I am HCPC registered and also a member of the HEA.

Research interests

I am currently writing up my Doctorate which is considering the notion of interprofessinal education and child protection.


Membership of professional bodies


  • Diploma Youth and Community Work, University of Derby
  • DipSW Social Work- 1994, University of Derby
  • MA Child Care Practice and Law-2005, Keele University
  • PGPLT, University of Derby
  • ED D (on-going), University of Derby


Recent conferences

Additional interests and activities

I play football and also coach. I enjoy live music and socialising.


In the media

TV and Radio in relation to child protection and child sexual abuse.