Following her nurse training in Cambridgeshire, Trudi worked in in a variety of nursing roles in Surgery, Medicine, A&E, ICU, Industry, Prison and Research. Since joining the Department in 2003, she has held a number of teaching and support roles.
Trudi has a strong interest in student support, supervision and mentorship; her MA research examined the assessment of students in practice in third year. She has undertaken supplementary study to support students who experience medication calculation problems. She has also devised an aid to medication calculation, on trial by students currently.
Trudi is also committed to widening participation and valuing mature entrants to programmes of study.
Clinical interests included Surgery (GI & Vascular), pain management, ethics, accountability and communication skills.