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Angela Cobbold

Senior Lecturer in Operating Department Practice


Angela Cobbold

Angela is a Healthcare professional who qualified as an Operating Department Practitioner (ODP) in the Armed forces in 1993.  Developing a wide range of proven experience within all areas of the operating theatre and hospital environments.  Specialist areas include anaesthetics, surgery, laparoscopic surgery, endoscopy and sterile services, post anaesthetic care unit, and have additional qualifications in the Surgical First Assistant role within both the NHS and Private sector.

Angela re-joined the University in May 2017 after previously working at University Campus Suffolk until 2009.  Prior to this current post, Angela worked at Nuffield Health Ipswich and Ipswich NHS Hospital, with proven Higher Education Experience as a Principle Lecturer at Anglia Ruskin University.

Previous academic roles include Course leadership, curriculum and course development, facilitating on a variety of modules and healthcare courses.  Previous clinical roles in the clinical practice setting encompassed working as Clinical Practice Educator and Training Co-ordinator for pre and post-registration healthcare students.  This included roles within clinical practice, team leader and multidisciplinary practitioner with the ability to implement high standards of clinical skills within all aspects of perioperative practice.