The School functions through a series of themed boards and has governance through HEE structures. The themed boards provide expert advice and support for the specialist areas of training across healthcare science. You can find out more about Themed Boards and read previous minutes here.

Themed Boards

STP Trainee representatives

Physiological Sciences - Cardiac Science 

Nathan Spectre – Newcastle University and Worcestershire Royal Hospital 

Physiological Sciences - Neurophysiology 

Arantxa Banares – Aston University and University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

Life Sciences - Reproductive Science - Embryology 

Evangeline Walker – MAHSE Manchester Metropolitan University and Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 

Life Sciences - Genomics 

Kerry Bean – MAHSE University of Manchester and Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust 

Physical Sciences and Biomedical Engineering - Radiotherapy Physics 

Drew Davie – University of Liverpool and Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 

Contacting your Trainee representative

Two STP trainees are elected every summer to serve a one-year term. 

You can contact your relevant trainee representative about any issue, and they will provide feedback to the School through the Trainee Representative Group and the themed boards.  

However for specific questions, concerns or advice you should contact the School at and your query will be forwarded to the appropriate person. Please be assured that all communications will be dealt with in the strictest confidence.