Human Resources

Occupational Health Service

The team

Occupational Health Manager - Penny Buddery

Penny works full-time and is responsible for the management of Occupational Health services and staff.


Occupational Health Physician - Dr Deborah Kerr

Dr Kerr is a GP with a background in Psychology and specialist qualifications in Occupational Medicine - she usually attends the University on a weekly basis, and contributes to employee stress management training at the University.


Occupational Health Physician - Dr Mark Swindells

Dr Swindells is a GP with a background in Orthopaedics.  He has a specialist qualification in Occupational Medicine.


Occupational Health Nurse - Gill Hickling

Gill provides support in the provision of Occupational Health services to the Science faculty, Employability, Finance, Estates and Campus Services, Marketing and Communications, Student Housing, Planning and the Graduate School.  She works on a part-time basis.  


Occupational Health Nurse - Nazmiye Langford

Naz provides support in the provision of Occupational Health services to DSAA, the faculty of Business & Law, UoP Global, Nursery, Sport & Recreation, the Faculty of Technology and UPEL.  She works on a part-time basis.  Naz has a specialist qualification in Occupational Health nursing.


Occupational Health Nurse - Clare Semmens

Clare provides support in the provision of Occupational Health services to the Faculty of the Creative & Cultural Industries, the Faculty of Humanities, University Library, DCQE, Information Services and Research & Innovation.  Clare works on a part-time basis.


Occupational Health Nurse - Sukie Brockman

Sukie provides support in the provision of Occupational Health services specifically to Dental Academy students.  She works on a part-time basis.  Sukie has a specialist qualification in Occupational Health Nursing.


Occupational Health Nurse - Gillian Buick

Gillian provides Occupational Health support to Dental Academy students.  She also conducts health surveillance, vaccinations and new staff clearances.


Occupational Health Nurse - Kerry Chen

Kerry provides Occupational Health support to Dental Academy students.  She also conducts health surveillance, vaccinations and new staff clearances.


Occupational Health Service and Wellbeing Coordinator  - Louise Harrower

Louise co-ordinates the service provision of the admin team and all Occupational Health wellbeing and health promotion events on a part-time basis.


Occupational Health Administrator - Alex Morgan

Alex provides administrative support to the department on a part-time basis. 


Occupational Health Admin Assistant - Sally Burnett

Sally provides administrative and reception support to the department on a part-time basis


 Occupational Health can be contacted on 023 9284 3187