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Mandy Driffield

mandy-driffieldMy role as Programme Manager for the Foundation Degree in Healthcare is to manage all aspects of the Assistant Practitioner and Nursing Associates programmes.  This includes five key areas of work:

  1. Recruitment and promotion strategies for the two programmes
  2. Development and delivery of the two programmes
  3. Teaching and student support (both academic and personal) to help students achieve their learning goals
  4. Liaison with colleagues both in the LLC and the wider University and with external stakeholders
  5. Contributing to the overall work of the LLC and its promotion both internally and externally

I am a registered nurse in both Adult and Paediatrics.  My MSc looked at interventions to reduce child and adolescent obesity and I have published and presented both nationally and internationally on two main topics:

  1. Workforce planning and the role of the Assistant Practitioner
  2. Support worker training and development

Title: Programme Manager for Foundation Degrees in Healthcare
email: a.j.driffield@leeds.ac.uk
phone: 0113 343 6791