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Guy qualified as an Operating Department Practitioner in 1996. He has extensive clinical experience and has been employed in a liver transplant unit and as a clinical leader in elective orthopaedic surgery. He has been employed a lecturer since 2010.
Guy qualified as an Operating Department Practitioner in 1996. His clinical experience includes employment at Auckland Public Hospital in New Zealand as an anaesthetic technician in the liver transplant unit and as a clinical leader in the elective orthopaedic theatre at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary. He was employed as a part-time lecturer in 2010 and became a full-time lecturer at UCLAN in 2015. He is a registered ODP and an associate member of the Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. His clinical interests include human factors and patient safety. He has completed a research interview study for an MSc dissertation which explored the determinants that affect the use of non-technical skills by scrub practitioners during surgery.
National Safety Standards for Invasive Procedures – Governance and Audit Group
McClelland, G. (2015) Assessing scrub practitioner non-technical skills: a literature review Journal of Perioperative Practice 25: 1&2: 12-18
McClelland, G. (2012) Non-technical skills for scrub practitioners Journal of Perioperative Practice: 389-393
Clinical Human Factors Group (2013) Implementing Human Factors in Healthcare – Taking Further Steps CHFG
Honorary Contract Held:
Clinical Skills Educator at University Hospital of Morecambe Bay
External Examiner Post:
Diploma HE in Operating Department Practice at Oxford Brookes University
Innovation and Service Developments in Operating Theatres, London, October 2016
Presentation title – “I Just Wanted to do Things Absolutely Text Book” Determinants that Affect Scrub Practitioner Non-Technical Skills
Smith, M.B., Markham, R. McClelland, G. and Yates, B. Human Factors Experiential Learning via Simulation Developing Excellence in Medical Education Conference, Manchester, November 2015
CODP Clinical and University Educators’ Forum, South Bank University, July 2015
Presentation title – Teaching Human Factors
Association for Perioperative Practice Northwest Group Study Day March 2014
Presentation title - WHOles in our Barriers?
“I Just Wanted to do Things Absolutely Text Book” Exploring the Determinants that Affect the Use of Non-Technical Skills by the Scrub Practitioner During Surgery: a Qualitative Interview Study