Colin is a Research Fellow within the School of Health Sciences. He is based in the Long-Term Conditions and Ageing Research Cluster. The vision of this group focuses upon dementia care, frailty and multi-morbidity in older people, non-medical prescribing, self-management of long-term conditions, workforce preparation and models of care. Colin is an Early Career Researcher who's current work focuses on the impact of delegation of medicines administration to non-registered healthcare workers.
His research interest are wide reaching and include the use of physical activity and exercise in healthcare and self-management of long-term conditions. Colin completed his BSc (Hons) in Sports Therapy from London Metropolitan University, an MSc in Clinical Exercise Science at the University of Portsmouth and completed his PhD at the University of Stirling focusing on exercise referral schemes and their use in combating non-communicable disease. Colin has provided sports therapy support to semi-professional and professional football teams and worked within the NHS as a paediatric respiratory therapist.