Sandra Winterburn joined Norwich Medical School (NMS) in 2012, and is a Senior Lecturer in the Medical Education department. She is the academic lead for the consultation skills curriculum at NMS and for faculty continuous-professional-development (CPD) in this subject area.

Sandra has a background in palliative care and has considerable experience of teaching communication skills to a wide range of professional groups at both under and post-graduate level.
Key achievements
include being:
An inaugural member of the DH team that designed and delivered the National Advanced Communication Skills Training Programme
Co-author of a European inter-professional core communication curriculum for undergraduate training.

Career History

  • UEA Norwich medical School: Consultation skills Lead (2013- date)

  • UEA Norwich medical School: Consultation Skills Lecturer (2012-2013)

  • UEA School of Health Science Lecturer Primary Care (2009-2012)

  • Palliative Care Team Lead- Norfolk and Norwich University NHS Trust (2004-2009)

Academic Background

  • Post graduate Certificate Education (PGCert) for Health & Social Care Professionals (2016)

  • MSc Health Science (Distinction) (2010)

Medical Education Training:

Higher Education Academy

  • Senior Fellow (2016)

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