Nine Teaching Programme Team
Jane is a Nutritionalist, Dietitian, Mindfulness Instructor and yoga teacher.
She has been practicing yoga for 6 years and completed the British Wheel of Yoga (BWY) Foundation Course and a Certificate in Anatomy & Physiology in 2017.
She is currently in the second year of the OfQual- regulated yoga teacher training qualifications at foundation degree level (500 RYT).
Jane offers individual dietetic advice and support and teaches Hatha yoga incorporating pranayama, nidra and meditation in community settings, private and gym based.
She is qualified in First Aid and insured by the British Wheel of Yoga.
Debra qualified in medicine at Leeds University in 1983.
She became a consultant physician at Wirral University Teaching Hospital in 1994.
She was an executive director at the hospital for 7 years and held several managerial positions.
She worked for the Department of Health for 4 years helping to write national guidance on appraisal and revalidation for doctors in England.
Debra has published over 80 papers in her career and written 4 books on clinical medicine. She is a visiting professor at Chester University.
In 2012 Debra became a coach. She implemented a coaching strategy for doctors at Wirral University Teaching Hospital and has coached many doctors both consultants and trainees.
Debra retired from the NHS in 2018. She continues to coach and deliver training in appraisal and coaching nationally. She believes coaching is one of the most effective interventions to help people achieve their goals and develop their careers and life goals.
Ian Qualified in Medicine in 1991 at Liverpool University Medical School.
He is a Consultant Psychiatrist and has worked in a number of NHS and independent sector roles in adult mental health, including Liaison Psychiatry, CMHTs, Occupational Psychiatry, ADHD, Psycho-oncology and Prison Psychiatry.
He has a medico-legal practice and provides occupational psychiatry reporting to police forces and emergency services.
He has extensive experience of teaching doctors and healthcare professionals, small and large group teaching and in developing teaching programmes and materials.
He has held a number of formal teaching and management roles including Undergraduate Tutor, Programme Director and Director of Medical Education
He has completed postgraduate degree programmes in Medical Education at UCL, London and Legal Aspects of Medical Practice at Cardiff Law School.
Sue is a BABCP accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist with over 7 years’ experience of working with Eating Disorders.
Sue delivers psychological interventions within a multi-disciplinary team in a secondary care setting in the NHS and is passionate about helping people try to tackle their eating difficulties.
She is aware of the challenges faced by professionals in this field, as eating disorders can be hard to treat, can be associated with high levels of risk and people who have them can feel ambivalent about change.
Sue also works as a therapist for an online CBT service, and has undertaken supervision and teaching on the CBT PgDiploma at the University of Bolton.