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Professor Rick Iedema

 Rick Iedema July 2018


Rick Iedema is Professor and Director of the Centre for Team-based Practice & Learning in Health Care at King's College London, U.K. His position straddles King's Health Faculties which include Medicine, Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, and Nutritional Sciences.

His main research interest is how clinicians and patients realise the priorities of healthcare reform, patient safety, and practice improvement.

His most recent publications include Visualising Health Care Improvement (2013, Taylor & Francis), Communicating Quality and Safety in Health Care (2015, Cambridge University Press), and Video Reflexive Ethnography in Health Research and Healthcare Improvement (Taylor & Francis 2018 forthcoming).


Jayne Frisby


Interprofessional Education Lecturer

Jayne Frisby is a lecturer within the Faculty of Life Science and Medicine with responsibility for leading and developing interprofessional learning opportunities for healthcare students across the College.  She has been in this role since 2007, previously a lecturer within nurse education. She leads an option module in the Masters in Clinical Education: Interprofessional Education in the Clinical context.  As an elected board member of CAIPE (Centre for Advancement of Interprofessional Education) Jayne has been actively involved in promoting interprofessional education to enhance collaborative practice at both a national and international level. Jayne has presented much of her work at national and international conferences.


Tel: 020 7848 8061

Dr Emma Briggs


Interprofessional Pain Education Leader

Dr Emma Briggs is based in the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care and leads the Interprofessional Pain Education, the second year in the King’s Team-Based Learning in Health Care Curriculum.



Dr Andreas Xyrichis



Dr Andreas Xyrichis is an academic researcher and Lecturer at the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care. Andreas’ interests lie in interprofessional practice, education and research. His work is supported by the National Institute for Health Research and investigates interprofessional practice interventions for patient safety and quality improvement, specifically in the clinical setting of the intensive care unit.


Twitter: AndreasXyrichis

Laurella Noble


Interprofessional Education Co-ordinator

Laurella Noble provides administrative support including organising the centre steering group meetings.

She is also responsible for coordinating the core curriculum activities including timetabling, sourcing facilitators, preparing workshop materials and reporting on student attendance and evaluation data.


Tel: 020 7848 8030

Dr Duncan Critchley



Dr Duncan Critchley qualified as a physiotherapist in 1990 and spent 10 years as a clinician, mainly working in persistent pain management alongside a team of Patients, Doctors, Psychologists, Occupational Therapists and Nurses at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital.

He joined KCL in 2000 and has continued his involvement in non-pharmacological pain management in both research and teaching, interested especially in the socio-cultural, psychological and muscular factors that might be relevant in spinal pain disability and rehabilitation.

Teaching has included helping develop and deliver the Interprofessional Pain Education curriculum alongside many clinical specialities. Research has included collaborations with Patients, Health Psychologists, Health Economists and Doctors to develop and evaluate the innovative PACT (physiotherapy informed by acceptance and commitment therapy) programme for people with persistent low back pain.


Tel: 020 7848 6323


Dr Sam Bassett


Lead Midwife for Education

Dr Sam Bassett is an experienced midwife whose ongoing centre of clinical practice is high risk pregnancies, completing her doctorate in 2016 focusing on maternal high dependency care. Currently working as Lead Midwife for education at King’s her areas of teaching expertise include:

Midwifery emergencies, medical complexities in childbirth and maternal high dependency care across both pre and post qualification curriculums. Clinical midwifery practice remains central to her work, and she is a recognized Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) and Resuscitation Council Newborn Life Support (NLS) instructor with a particular interest in the assessment of clinical skills using Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs). 


Phone: 020 7848 3604

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