Midlands Case Studies

Below you can read case studies from advanced practitioners across the region.

If you’re feeling inspired and want us to showcase your work as an advanced practitioner in the Midlands region, download a case study template and complete a consent form, and submit to england.apfac.midlands@nhs.net

James Blacknall – Advanced Shoulder and Elbow Physiotherapy Practitioner

James is an Advanced Shoulder and Elbow Physiotherapist. He works within the Trauma and Orthopaedic department at Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Trust.

Sarah Folley – Critical Care Practitioner (CCP) for Midlands Air Ambulance Charity (MAAC)

Sarah is a Critical Care Practitioner (CCP), one of three from the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity (MAAC). MAAC is embracing the role of Advanced Practitioners and expect the team to grow in number with this area of expertise. You can read Sarah’s case study to find out how she and other CCPs put their role into practice and the benefits of the role.

Luke Watson – Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioner

Luke is an Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioner. His role provides many benefits to his organisation, patients, and patients families. You can read Luke’s cast study to find out more about his role and how he practices across the four pillars of practice.

Andy Cole – Clinical Lead for Advanced Practice

Andy is Clinical Lead for Advanced Practice within Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust. He also works with the Faculty for Advancing Practice (Midlands) as Training Programme Director (TPD) for Community and Rehabilitation. You can read his case study to find out more.

Jane Elwell – Consultant Nurse in Emergency Medicine

Jane is a Consultant Nurse who is passionate about her role. Alongside, health and wellbeing. She leads on quality improvement projects ensuring best practice and governance. Her case study goes into lots more detail about her work across the four pillars of practice.

Hirminder Kaur Ubhi – Advanced Clinical Pharmacist

Hirminder Kaur Ubhi  is a passionate pharmacist who has worked in most sectors, in various roles and now delivering care as an Advanced Clinical Pharmacist. You can read more as to how she works across the four pillars of practice in her case study.

Charles Spencer – Cardiology Advanced Clinical Practitioner

Charles Spencer works at South Warwickshire District General Hospital as part of a team of four general cardiology ACPs. You can read his case study which shows how he uses and demonstrates the four pillars in his work.

Mary Hutchinson – Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Mary has had an amazing career and is passionate about advanced practice. She chairs the Midlands Advanced Practice Forum, bringing together multi-professionals and specialities to share practice and knowledge. You may know her from many aspects of her amazing career and from our collaborative conferences that we have hosted together between the Forum and Faculty.