Bronwyn Delbridge MEd BEd (Hons) RGN. ONC. RCNT .RNT. Cert Ed Bronwyn began her Nursing
Career in Orthopaedics before going on to do her general training. She has worked
as a Senior Nurse in various specialities including Spinal Injuries, Medicine, Coronary
Care, Opthalmics, Trauma & Orthopaedics.
Until recently, Bronwyn was a Senior Lecturer at the University of Huddersfield,
where she has delivered Neuroscience Courses, Accident & Emergency Courses and Orthopaedic
Courses. Bronwyn is currently developing a Paediatric Orthopaedic Course.
is the Course Tutor for the Bradford based British Casting Certificate Course and
other BOA approved Casting Courses. She is the lead Educationalist for the Focussed
Rigidity training programme which has been delivered in the UK and Europe. Bronwyn
is the Educational Advisor for The Orthopaedic & Trauma Alliance (formerly Castaways
UK) and has an active role on the Steering Group. She was also the organiser of the
RCN Society of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing Yorkshire Group. Bronwyn also teaches
Bronwyn is nationally extremely well known and held in high regard in relation to
her educational input and support for Health Care Professionals. TEACH is very pleased
to have such a prestigious educationalist on our Faculty.
Anne Petty MBE. JP.RGN.
RM. FETC. Orth Tech Cert Anne was the Matron for Casting, Orthotics and Orthopaedic
& Trauma Outpatient Services at Bradford Hospitals NHS Trust. She now works as a
Director Of TEACH.
Anne is the co-organiser for the Bradford Hospitals NHS Trust
and TEACH British Casting Certificate Course. Anne was a founder of The Orthopaedic
& Trauma Alliance (formerly Castaways UK) and is currently the Chair of the organisation.
addition Anne was the co-author of the first published research into Focussed Rigidity
Casting Techniques and teaches this method nationally. Anne was also a member of
the RCN expert panel which published “A Framework for Casting Standards”. Anne has
presented at many venues in the UK, Europe and the USA. She was awarded the MBE for
services to Health Care in the Millennium New Year’s Honours List.
Sarah Petty BA (Hons)
MBA After spending an endless amount of time living off baked beans, Sarah finally
left University in 2003 with two degrees under her belt. Catapulted into the “real
world” she had heard so much about from her parents, Sarah found herself working
for various commercial, artistic and not-for-profit companies. Throughout this time,
Sarah dreamed of building an empire, and her first achievement is TEACH which is
now nationally recognised as a successful Healthcare Training Organisation.
in December 2005, in what can only seem like a wondrous twist of fate, The Prego
Group was born, consisting of Prego Events Ltd (official Conference Organisers for
The Orthopaedic & Trauma Alliance) Party Prop Hire and Ego Creative Projects.
The Prego Group combines Sarah’s first degree in the Arts with her MBA. AS THOUGH
SHE PLANNED IT ALL ALONG! Sarah continues to deny this fact, rather drawing attention
to the fact that she has mastered the secret art of making proper Yorkshire Puddings
and concentrating on her hobby of not putting her hand up before she asks questions.
Sarah still hasn’t found the “real world”
Chris Wardman PG.Cert in Advanced Nursing Chris
is the Matron of a busy Orthopaedic & Trauma Department and has over 17 years experience
within the speciality. She is co-facilitator and teacher on the TEACH and Bradford
Teaching Hospitals day release British Casting Certificate Course and works as an
Associate Lecturer at Bradford University providing education in Casting and Orthopaedics
to both pre and post registration students.
Chris is co author and researcher for FRC Casting Techniques in the UK and is a National
FRC trainer. She also established the first Nurse Led Fracture review clinic in the
UK and has presented at International and National conferences on the subject and
held study days to disseminate its development across the Country.
Chris has been a member of The Orthopaedic & Trauma Alliance (formerly Castaways
UK) since its inception and has also worked as Secretary for the Group throughout
this time. She has developed, alongside other members of The OTA, a specific Care
Plan for Casting Rooms and is very interested in the development of clinical governance
and risk assessment issues in relation to Casting.