Staff

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

Dr Sara Trevitt

Senior Analyst (Research Fellow)

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Dr Sara Trevitt is a Senior Analyst at the Horizon Scanning Centre at the University of Birmingham. The Centre is part of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8594

Email s.trevitt@bham.ac.uk

Mrs Tracey Valler-Jones

Senior Lecturer. Lead for Child Field of Practice

Nursing

Tracey Valler-Jones is a senior lecturer in Child Health within the School of Nursing. She has a keen interest in teaching clinical skills and simulation.

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8588

Email t.b.valler-jones@bham.ac.uk

Mr Christopher Wagstaff

Mr Christopher Wagstaff

Senior Lecturer

Nursing

Chris Wagstaff is a Senior lecturer at the University of Birmingham. He worked for the NHS for 14 years before entering Higher Education.  He is a clinical nurse specialist in mental health and brings this experience to his role as the mental health Field of Practice lead for nursing in the college.

Chris’ responsibilities as Field of Practice lead are the ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8589

Email c.wagstaff@bham.ac.uk

Dr Derek Ward

Dr Derek Ward

Clinical Senior Lecturer in Public Health
Co-Director NIHR Horizon Scanning Centre

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Derek Ward is Co-Director of the NIHR Horizon Scanning Centre, a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) funded research programme which aims to provide policy-makers with advance notice of selected new and emerging health technologies that might require evaluation, consideration of clinical and cost impact, or modification of clinical guidance prior to launch on the NHS. In addition, ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7660

Email d.j.ward@bham.ac.uk

Mr Jonathan David Terrell Ward

Mr Jonathan David Terrell Ward

Senior Teaching Fellow in Clinical Communication

Primary Care Clinical Sciences

Jonathan Ward is a Senior Teaching Fellow in Clinical Communication based at the Interactive Studies Unit (ISU), University of Birmingham. 

He is lead for Clinical Communication on the MBChB Phase 2 programme and also for the MPharm programme which began in 2013. He is involved in the teaching of Clinical Communication at both undergraduate and postgraduate level ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8587

Email j.d.ward@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

Mr Adrian Wilcockson

School of Cancer Sciences

Adrian Wilcockson has been a Senior Analyst Programmer for the Birmingham Clinical Trials Unit (BCTU) programming team since 2003.

The programming team creates and supports bespoke database applications for trials run by the unit. These are typically SQL Server/ASP.NET systems for large, multi centre/international phase 3 studies.

Telephone +44 (0)121 415 9123

Email a.c.wilcockson@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