People

Professor Kate (Cathryn) Thomas

Professor Kate (Cathryn) Thomas

Lead for Community Based medicine Teaching programme MB ChB Vice Dean Student Development and Support MB ChB Senior Tutor MB ChB Welfare

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

Kate Thomas is Vice Dean for Student Development and Support in the Medical School. She leads a team of 7 Year tutors, a Welfare and Learning Support Advisor, 270 personal mentors and 3 administrative staff devoted to the support and welfare of MB ChB students. She is involved in the Professional Support Unit which aims to offer help to students who have difficulties which may hinder ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 3701

Email c.p.thomas@bham.ac.uk

Mrs Helen Timmins (nee Blackmore)

Mrs Helen Timmins (nee Blackmore)

Senior Teacher

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

Helen Timmins is senior teacher for the Interactive Studies Unit within the department of Primary Care Clinical Sciences.

Using role play and simulation, Helen is involved in the teaching and assessment of clinical communication skills at both undergraduate and post graduate level.

She has also trained to assist in the teaching and assessment of ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8542

Email h.m.timmins@bham.ac.uk

Mrs Sally Warmington

Mrs Sally Warmington

Senior Trial Manager

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

Sally Warmington is an experienced clinical trial manager and researcher based in the Cancer Team at the Department of Primary Care. She works, with other trial managers and academic colleagues, for Professor Sue Wilson on epidemiological studies concerning cancer detection, early diagnosis and prevention. Her experience is broad within university departments, the NHS and local government. Sally ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8589

Email s.a.warmington@bham.ac.uk

Ms Jan Whetstone

Ms Jan Whetstone

Non-Clinical Tutor in Primary Care Clinical Sciences - Interactive Studies Unit

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

Jan Whetstone is a member of the Clinical Communication team in the Interactive Studies Unit, and is involved in teaching and lecturing in Clinical Communication both at undergraduate and postgraduate level. She is also involved in the teaching of several Medicine in Society modules in the UG programme.

Through the ISU Jan works with the Doctors in Difficulty programme organised by ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8078

Email j.whetstone@bham.ac.uk

Dr Brian Willis

Dr Brian Willis

NIHR Clinical Lecturer

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

Brian Willis is an NIHR Clinical lecturer in Primary Care.

This divides his time between working in clinical practice as a GP and being a research investigator where his principal interest is in diagnostic test research.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7949

Email b.h.willis@bham.ac.uk

Dr Connie Wiskin

Dr Connie Wiskin

Senior Lecturer and Co-Director ISU

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

Connie is a Senior Lecturer in the Primary Care team, specialising in clinical communication. She has over 20 years of experience in the design and delivery of courses relating to interpersonal skills and professional attitudes. Her research field is interactive assessment and educational evaluation. She established the Birmingham role play team in 1991, and is co-director of the ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8534

Email c.m.wiskin@bham.ac.uk