Hollie Hadwen

Senior Lecturer in Diagnostic Radiography

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School of Allied Health Sciences
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Hollie is the course leader for the BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography degree programme and the PgC in Advanced Practice and Reporting in Computed Tomography Colonography. Hollie joined the University of Suffolk in December 2014, before which she was a senior diagnostic radiographer in the NHS. She has expertise in the modality specialism of nuclear medicine; a field in which she holds a postgraduate qualification. Hollie is passionate about healthcare education and the student experience.

Hollie teaches across a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes at Suffolk; however, the majority of her time is committed to the BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography programme. She is the module leader for Research Methods for Radiographers in year 2, and supervises undergraduate research projects in year 3.

Hollie is the link lecturer and Personal Academic Coach (PAC) for students placed in Colchester, part of the East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT). 

Hollie has a Postgraduate Certificate in Healthcare Education (2016) and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).

Hollie is currently undertaking doctoral research using Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA) to explore how educators make sense of their experiences supporting the pastoral needs of undergraduate diagnostic radiography students in the UK.

Hollie is the treasurer of the East Anglia Hub of the Council for Allied Health Professions Research (CAHPR); an organisation aiming to develop and support AHP research and researchers in the region https://cahpreastanglia.org.uk


Hadwen H, Harvey-Lloyd J & Strudwick R M (2020) ‘From selection to registration, and beyond: Supporting the student diagnostic radiographer in becoming a compassionate professional’ Journal of Practice Teaching and Learning 17 (2), pp78-90.

Strudwick R M, Harvey-Lloyd J M and Hadwen H (2019) ‘The role of interprofessional learning in developing transformative health and social work professionals’ Journal of Practice Teaching and Learning 16 (1), pp96-108.

Whiffing E & Hadwen H (2020) ‘Is PETMR more accurate then PETCT imaging in the staging and management of gynaecological cancers?’ Radmagazine 46 (539)

Hadwen H (2018) ‘Is 68Ga-DOTA-PETCT more accurate than 123I/131I-mIBG imaging in the diagnosis of phaeochromocytoma?’ Radmagazine 44 (515), pp18-19.

Hadwen H, Strudwick R and Harvey-Lloyd J (2016) ‘Values-Based Radiography’ Imaging & Therapy Practice pp25-29.

Ruffles H and Strudwick R M (2009) ‘A comparison of fluoroscopy time and Dose Area Product (DAP) readings for outpatient barium enema examinations’ Radiography 15 (1), pp49-57. NB. Ruffles is a maiden name.


Strudwick R M, Hadwen H C & Harvey-Lloyd J M (2019) The Role of Interprofessional Learning in Developing Transformative Health and Social Work Professionals. 2nd European Conference of Health Education & Research, Interprofessional Education. RCSI, Dublin, Ireland, 9th-10th January 2019.

Hadwen H C & Strudwick R M (2018) Interprofessional Team Working and Planning for the Future – poster presentation. Achieving Excellence in Radiography Education and Research 2018, 30th November – 1st December 2018. The Queens Hotel, Leeds.

Hadwen H C, Strudwick R M & Harvey-Lloyd J M (2018) From selection to registration, and beyond; Supporting the student radiographer in becoming a compassionate professional – poster presentation. 12th International Conference on Practice Teaching and Field Education in Health & Social Work, St John’s College, Oxford, 10th-11th September 2018.

Strudwick R, Hadwen H, Butler J & Henry K (2018) Students Initiating Service Improvements – Poster Presentation. The National Association of Educators in Practice Conference 2018, Learning in Practice: a critical perspective. 20th April 2018. The Studio, Birmingham.

Harvey-Lloyd, J, Hayre, C, Gibson, S & Hadwen, H (2016) An Exploration of the Diagnostic Undergraduate Radiography Students’ Perceptions of Assessment Feedback – oral presentation. Achieving Excellence in Radiography Education and Research 2016, 25th-26th November 2016. Birmingham Conference & Events Centre, Holiday Inn Birmingham.

Vince C, Doolan C, Harvey-Lloyd J & Hadwen H (2016) Utilising Multiple-Mini-Interviews – A University’s Experience – poster presentation. Achieving Excellence in Radiography Education and Research 2016, 25th-26th November 2016. Birmingham Conference & Events Centre, Holiday Inn Birmingham.

Vince C, Doolan C, Harvey-Lloyd J & Hadwen H (2016) The applicant evaluation of the use of Multi Mini Interviews (MMIs) in selecting radiography students – Poster presentation. UK Radiological Congress. 6th-8th June 2016. Liverpool ACC.

Hadwen H, Hathorn J & Stannard T (2014) SPECT/CT without a SPECT/CT. British Nuclear Medicine Society (BNMS) annual conference, Harrogate.

Hollie is registered as a diagnostic radiographer with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and is a member of the Society and College of Radiographers (SCoR). She is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).