Alison Ramsdale

Alison Ramsdale


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Personal profile

Academic Biography

Alison Ramsdale a Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy at Teesside University. She graduated from The Manchester School of Physiotherapy in 1999 with a BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, awarded by The University of Manchester.

Alison was completed a MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (Musculoskeletal Studies) by Teesside Univerity in 2011 and completed her Postgraduate Certificate Learning and Teaching in Higher Education at Teesside Univeristy in 2015.

Alison is currently enrolled as a student on the Doctor of Professional Practice programme at Teesside University.

Alison joined the School of Health and Life Sciences in 2012 where she has held various leadership roles including Pathway Lead MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (Manipulative Therapy), Course Lead BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy and is currently Course Lead BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy (Apprenticeship) – subject to approval. She has had module leadership and teaching responsibilities for a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate modules, both UK and International provision.

Alison is currently Project Lead for the development of a large NHS CPD programme commissioned by local NHS Trusts for their Nursing, Midwifery and AHP workforce.

 She is currently seconded from part of her role at Teesside University to Health Education England as a RePAIR Fellow for the North East and Yorkshire region.

External Roles and Professional Activities

RePAIR Fellow North East and Yorkshire, Health Education England (secondment) 2020-present

RePAIR Fellow for the North East and Yorkshire region – working on a national project with Health Care Providers and Higher Education Institutions in the North East and Yorkshire region to reduce pre-registration attrition and improve retention across Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions from pre enrolment to newly qualified practitioner.


External Roles and Professional Activities

External Examiner – BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy and BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy (Apprenticeship), Coventry University (2020-present)

Education/Academic qualification

Master, MSc Advanced Clinical Practice (Musculoskeletal Studies), Teesside University

Award Date: 30 Nov 2011

Bachelor, BSc Hons Physiotherapy, University of Manchester

Award Date: 30 Jun 1999

Postgraduate Certificate Learning and Teaching in Higher Education , Teesside University

External positions

RePAIR Fellow, Health Education England

1 Dec 2020 → …

External Examiner, Coventry University

1 Jan 2020 → …

Extended Scope Practitioner in Physiotherapy, North Yorkshire and York Primary Care Trust


Senior I Physiotherapist, Northallerton Health Services


Senior II Physiotherapist, Northallerton Health Services


Junior Physiotherapist, South Tees Health Authority