Jennifer Blakelidge


School of Medicine

Harrington Building, HA247

+44 (0) 1772 89 2724

Jennifer is a clinical skills lecturer within the School of Medicine. Jennifer has a wide range of health care experience and is responsible for teaching the practical skills required for undergraduate medical students.

Jennifer is a member of the Royal College of Nurses and the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

Full Profile

Jennifer has a wealth of NHS experience and is passionate about patient care and improving outcomes. She has always enjoyed clinical teaching whilst in her various nursing roles including cardiac catheter laboratory and theatres. Jennifer brings many transferable skills from her time in the NHS and enjoys sharing her knowledge and experience with the students to enrich their learning experience. She has an interest in human factors and hierarchies within health care settings and is keen to further research this area.


  • BSc (Hons) Professional Practice, University of Central Lancashire, 2018
  • DipHE Nursing, University of Central Lancashire, 2014
  • DipHE Psychology, Sheffield Hallam University, 2008

Teaching activities and responsibilities

  • Lead lecturer BMedSci (UM2230)
  • Lecturer for MBBS and PA (UM1030, UM2030)
  • Portfolio tutor
  •  OSCE supervisor


Blakelidge, J. (2018) Barriers to the implementation of the surgical safety checklist. Journal of Anaesthesia Practice