Meet the North West Training Programme Directors

Jaclyn Proctor, Training Programme Director – Acute Care

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With over 2 decades of experience within the NHS structure Jaclyn has focused within respiratory and acute medicine including enhanced care.

Jaclyn’s early career was as a nurse within respiratory, medicine and critical Care. Following on from this, Jaclyn has led the acute pneumonia service as a respiratory specialist nurse before progressing to achieving a master’s in advanced clinical practice working within acute respiratory medicine.

Since moving to Edge Hill as a senior lecturer Jaclyn has championed supervision as a key area to focus allowing stronger links between trainee, supervisor, and the University ACP academic team.

Martin Troedel, Training Programme Director – Emergency Care, Musculoskeletal, Frailty and Long COVID

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Martin is originally from Australia, where he completed his Physiotherapy and Nursing degrees and gained extensive experience within the public and private healthcare sectors. Martin then pioneered an advanced practice role for physiotherapists working in the emergency department at royal liverpool NHS Trust in 2012 and has worked in a variety of clinical roles in all areas of physiotherapy clinical practice. Martin worked at the Sydney 2000 and London 2012 Olympics with elite athletes and VIP’s which forged his love of working within multi-professional teams.

In 2020 Martin divided his clinical role with higher education, and worked as a senior lecturer in advanced practice at the university of central lancashire. Martin now continues his clinical practice as an advanced physiotherapy practitioner in the emergency department and the trauma and orthopaedics virtual fracture clinics at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust in Greater Manchester.

Martins favourite hobbies are travelling and enjoying new adventures in food. He also loves creating a great BBQ and the great British weather never stops him!

Anna Riley, Training Programme Director – Emergency and Surgical Care

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Anna Riley qualified as an Advanced Clinical Practitioner in 2014 and works within an emergency surgical assessment.  Anna is a nurse by background and has experience in surgical and critical care environments.  Now a lead ACP for the general and emergency surgical service at Manchester Royal Infirmary, Anna was jointly responsible for co-creating the North West Surgical ACP Forum in 2018, which now hosts over 100 members.

Deepak Agnihotri, Training Programme Director – Learning Disabilities & Autism

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Deepak is passionate about quality improvement and clinical leadership provided by advanced clinical practitioners to provide innovative and person-centered care to people, meeting the needs of all our communities. Deepak was the first independent prescriber – advanced clinical practitioner physiotherapist in the UK who is using prescribing skills and knowledge to help people with Dementia and Learning disabilities.

Deepak works strategically at the national level in collaboration with other stakeholders and professional bodies to make a positive impact demonstrating the value of the role of advance practitioner. Deepak has led on the project of ethical and sustainable international recruitment of allied health professionals at health education England and has been working as the BAME allied health professions strategic advisor at NHS England and Improvement. Deepak also works as a visiting lecturer teaching trainee advanced practitioner at higher education institute in northwest of England.

As a training programme director for advancing practice, Deepak will be supporting trainee ACPs and colleagues from diverse ethnicities to become successful advance practitioners working across 4 pillars – clinical, leadership, education and research.

Deepak loves travelling, running, swimming, and spending time with his family. 

Kay Roscoe, Training Programme Director – Mental Health

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As an Occupational Therapist and Ward Manager in a secure service, Kay wanted to further develop her skills and competencies as a clinician. With support from her head of operations she moved into a trainee ACP role and over two years completed a number of experiential placements to develop a broad range of advanced practice skills.

Kays current role is flexible to meet the needs of the adult mental health pathway. Kay chairs complex case MDTs with responsibility for clinical decision making and team formulation, undertakes autonomous holistic patient assessments, provides clinical supervision, development and coaching to junior staff and works in partnership with psychiatrists providing senior clinical input.

Currently Kay’s job plan incorporates teaching, quality improvement and transformation alongside a clinically facing role. Kay continues to develop her role through experiential learning and high quality clinical supervision.

Kay is passionate about mental health and as a training programme director for the north west Faculty for advancing practice she hope to support the future advanced practice workforce. In Kay’s spare time she loves spending time with her family and walking her three dogs.

Liz Jemmett, Training Programme Director – Paediatrics, Women’s Health & Midwifery

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Liz has a background in PICU and paediatric A&E and qualified as an ACP in 2015 and is currently working in the PANDA unit at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust. Liz has a real passion for education and the development of the ACP role and looks forward to supporting ACP’s within the North West on their journey.

When Liz is not in work she is most likely to be found walking her feisty border terrier, wild swimming (shivering!) and spending time with friends and family.

Liz Reilly, Training Programme Director – Primary Care

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Liz is passionate in empowering other people to realise their full potential to inspire positive change and improve patient experiences. Therefore, she loves working with others, championing intellectual curiosity and sharing her passion for learning, growing and developing within a safe and supportive environment, to become the best we can be. As the Training programme director for primary care, that’s exactly what she aspires to do, in collaboration with trainee ACPs.

As an expert rehabilitation specialist with 20 years of experience in the field, Liz made the decision to take on a new challenge and transitioned across into primary care after completing my Masters in Advanced Practice. Now, with over 12 years of experience as a ‘specialist generalist’, with a strong professional identity as an Advanced Practitioner, Liz is keen to pay forwards the encouragement, mentoring, coaching and supervision that she has received throughout her journey to others following the same path. Liz brings patience, integrity, wisdom, compassion and respect with me for our journey.      

When Liz isn’t working, she is usually out dancing Latin and Ballroom with her husband and friends, walking with her family, skiing, or travelling to new places to meet new people and learn new things.     

Scott Murray, Training Programme Director – Primary Care

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Scott joined the team as the training programme director for primary care. Scott is an Advanced Paramedic who has been working across primary and urgent care since 2014. He completed his MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice and returned to higher education shortly afterwards to become an early adopter of paramedic independent prescribing. He is currently an advanced practitioner and additional roles development lead for bay PCN, where he is passionate about leading and developing a diverse primary care team that values multidisciplinary working and innovative pathways of care.

He looks forward to connecting with trainees, supervisors and primary care organisations, supporting them through their advanced practice pathway and beyond.

In his spare time Scott likes to explore the Lake Districts fells, trails and tarns with his wife and two dogs.