Biography

Biography
Sandra Winterburn joined Norwich Medical School (NMS) in 2012, and is a Lecturer in the Medical Education department. She is the academic lead for the consultation skills curriculum at NMS and for faculty continuous-professional-development (CPD) in this subject area.

Sandra has a background in palliative care and has considerable experience of teaching communication skills to a wide range of professional groups at both under and post-graduate level.
Key achievements
include being:
An inaugural member of the DH team that designed and delivered the National Advanced Communication Skills Training Programme
Co-author of a European inter-professional core communication curriculum for undergraduate training.

Collaborative Educational Responsibilities Include
UK Representative – Teaching committee, European Association of Communication in Healthcare (EACH)
Chair of the National Advanced Communication Skills Training Network
Member of the UK Council of Clinical Communication (UKCCC)

Career History

  • UEA Norwich medical School: Consultation skills Lead (2013- date)

  • UEA Norwich medical School: Consultation Skills Lecturer (2012-2013)

  • UEA School of Health Science Lecturer Primary Care (2009-2012)

  • Norfolk and Norwich University NHS Trust (2004-2009)

Academic Background

  • Post graduate Certificate Education (PGCert) for Health & Social Care Professionals (2016)

  • MSc Health Science (Distinction) (2010)

Medical Education Training:

Higher Education Academy

  • Senior Fellow (2016)

Highlighted Publications

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Bachmann, C., Abramovitch, H., Barbu, C., Cavaco, A., Elorza, R., Haak, R., Loureiro, E., Ratajska, A., Silverman, J., Winterburn, S., Rosenbaum, M.

(2013)

A European consensus on learning objectives for a core communication curriculum in health care professions,

in Patient Education and Counseling

93.

pp. 18-26

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Winterburn, S., Wilkinson, S.

(2010)

The challenges and rewards of communication skills training for oncology and palliative care nurses in the United Kingdom,

in Handbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care.

Oxford University Press

UEA Repository

(Chapter)

(Published)


All Publications

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Winterburn, S.

(2016)

Improving the experience of cancer care: Should denial be addressed?,

Full Text UEA Repository

(Paper)

(Published)


Ellis, K., Winterburn, S.

(2016)

An Evaluation of Teaching Medical Students Shared Decision Making,

Full Text

(Poster)

(Published)


Winterburn, S., Papageorgiou, A., Wilson, J.

(2016)

The Last Taboo? Essential Skills for teaching undergraduate students,

Full Text UEA Repository

(Paper)

(Published)


Whittaker, B., Winterburn, S., Seymour, J.

(2016)

A New Approach to Evidence-based Communication Training Using Clips from Authentic Consultations,

Full Text UEA Repository

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(Published)


Bachmann, C., Winterburn, S., Krause, F., Rockenbauch, K., Lewandowska, M.

(2016)

Communication in health care education: Implications for inter-professional education,

Full Text UEA Repository

(Paper)

(Published)


Winterburn, S., Pino, M.

(2015)

Applying conversation analysis perspectives and methods to teaching End of Life Care,

Full Text UEA Repository

(Paper)

(Published)


Winterburn, S., Kinnersley, P.

(2015)

‘What to teach': Analysing learners' communication skills,

UEA Repository

(Paper)

(Published)


Winterburn, S., Doherty, E.

(2015)

Embedding Motivational Interviewing (MI) techniques into everyday clinical practice,

(Other)

(Published)


Bachmann, C., Abramovitch, H., Barbu, C., Cavaco, A., Elorza, R., Haak, R., Loureiro, E., Ratajska, A., Silverman, J., Winterburn, S., Rosenbaum, M.

(2013)

A European consensus on learning objectives for a core communication curriculum in health care professions,

in Patient Education and Counseling

93

(1)

pp. 18-26

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Winterburn, S., Wilkinson, S.

(2010)

The challenges and rewards of communication skills training for oncology and palliative care nurses in the United Kingdom,

in Handbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care.

Oxford University Press

UEA Repository

(Chapter)

(Published)


Roberts, C., Howe, A., Winterburn, S., Fox, N.

(2000)

'Not so easy as it sounds'- study of a shared learning project between medical and nursing undergraduate students,

in Medical Teacher

22

(4)

pp. 386-391

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