School of Sport and Health Sciences
Brook Building, BB112
Subject Areas: Allied Health
Sam has been working at UCLan since 2016. Her area of specialism is community care including specialist equipment, adaptations, long-term conditions and palliative care. She has a keen interest in how mental wellbeing needs are met within physical health, and research.
Sam is a Lecturer in Occupational Therapy at UCLan from 2019, and is contributing to teaching on both the BSc and MSc Occupational Therapy programmes at UCLan. Sam has also worked as a Practice Learning Support Tutor at UCLan, supporting students on placement.
Sam is a member of the British Association of Occupational Therapists and is a Registered Occupational Therapist with the Health and Care Professions Council. She is an Associate Fellow of the HEA (D1).
Pywell, S. Roddam,H, Milston,A. & Archer, D. (2017). Anxiety and stress: exploration of common discourses influencing occupational therapy practices in palliative care. British Journal Of Occupational Therapy, 80(s8), 47–47.
2017 RCOT annual conference (verbal presentation)
2019 RCOT annual conference (poster presentation)
Sam is currently writing up her PhD on “Anxiety and stress: exploration of common discourses influencing community occupational therapy practices in palliative care”
Lecturer in Occupational Therapy. Teaching activities and responsibilities are across the BSc and MSc Occupational Therapy courses.
Volunteer with Remap