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    Mrs Helen Cartlidge

    RVN BSc (Hons) PgC MRes FHEA

    Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Sciences (Nursing) / Course Tutor Final Year Veterinary Nursing

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    Helen is a Registered Veterinary Nurse who has a special interest in Evidence Based Veterinary Medicine and educating future professionals with the skills required for Evidence Based Practice. Following completion of her Veterinary Nursing degree at Harper Adams University in 2008 she worked as an RVN in mixed practice before returning to Harper Adams as a staff member in 2011.  She has since undertaken a Masters in Research (MRes) in Veterinary Hydrotherapy (Negotiated) as well as PgC in Professional Development in Higher Education gaining membership as a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Helen’s focus in the field of research skills has led to her teaching on a variety of modules supporting the development of these skills within our Veterinary related courses, as well as managing the Honours Research Projects for our final year Veterinary Nursing and Veterinary Physiotherapy undergraduates. She is a member of the RCVS (Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons) Ethics Review Panel, is a Trustee for the RCVS Knowledge and is on the editorial board of the international peer reviewed journal ‘The Veterinary Nurse’. 

    Professional Memberships

    RCVS Registered Veterinary Nurse

    Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)


    Academic Department: Animal Health, Behaviour and Welfare

    Tel: 01952 815519

    Office: VF18 (Vet Education Centre) Veterinary Services Centre

    Research profile: ORCID


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    Additional Information

    Teaching Responsibitites:

    Clincial Research Methods A5019C17 (Module Leader)

    Evidence Based Nursing A5030 (Module Tutor)

    HRP Manager (Veterinary Nursing/Veterinary Physiotherapy)

    Committee Memberships:

    Research Ethics Committee (Chair, 2022 onwards)

    Programme Approvals Commitee (2021-Present)

    Course Committee (Veterinary Nursing)

    Departmental Subject Assessment Board

    Veterinary Nursing Course Assessment Board

    Veterinary Nursing Placement Board

    External Roles:

    RCVS Ethics Review Panel Member (2019-Present)

    RCVS Knowledge Trustee (2018-Present)




    You can contact Mrs Helen Cartlidge if you would like to discuss any of the following course modules:



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