Mrs Janet Thatcher
Profiles

Mrs Janet Thatcher

Lecturer in Adult Nursing/Surgical Care Practitioner

School of Nursing and Midwifery (Faculty of Health & Human Sciences)

Role

Programme Lead for Post Graduate Diploma Surgical Care Practitioner

Qualifications

RGN, PgDip Professional Practice, BA(Hons) Nursing Education, C&G 730, ENB 176 Operating Department Nursing

Professional membership

Association for Perioperative Practice

Roles on external bodies

NAASP Surgical Care Practitioner Education Committee (previously NAASP Education Director 2002-2007)
NAASP Advanced Scrub Practitioner Teaching Faculty

Thatcher J (1996) Follow -up after Day Surgery: How well do patients do ? Nursing Times 92: 37, 30-32

Thatcher J (1999) Great Expectations Nursing Times 95-9, 30

Thatcher J (2002) Assistants in surgical practice: what's in a name? National Association of Assistants in Surgical Practice Newsletter September, 2

Thatcher J (2003) Assistants in surgical practice: what's in a name? British Journal of Perioperative Nursing 13 (5):210-213

Thatcher J (2004) Letters: why are we having this discussion? British Journal of Perioperative Nursing 14(3): 98

New Ways of Working in Surgery Curriculum Framework Planning Group(2005) The Curriculum Framework for the Surgical Care Practitioner: a consultation document Dept of Health [Co-author]   

DH (2006) The Curriculum Framework for the Surgical Care Practitioner Dept of Health [Co-author]

Contributing Author to the following NAASP Documents:

National Association of Assistants in Surgical Practice (2003) Surgical Practitioner Core Syllabus NAASP [Co-author]

NAASP (2003) Surgical Practitioner Personal Profile NAASP [Co-author]

NAASP (2003) Basic Surgical Skills for Non-medically Qualified Practitioners NAASP 1 st and 2 nd editions [Co-author]

NAASP (2004) Advanced Scrub Practitioner Toolkit NAASP [Co-author]

NAASP (2004) Surgical Care Practitioner Orthopaedic Specialty Syllabus NAASP [Co-author] 

Formal presentations: 2003:

•  Presentation - Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland Annual Scientific Meeting, Manchester, Thatcher J Delivering a national education strategy for surgical assistants

•  Presentation - Proprius Conference, Torquay, Thatcher J NAASP curriculum: an update

2004:

•  Presentation - NAASP 2 nd Annual Conference, York, Thatcher J, Ward P, Slim F, Gillard E Education – where are we today?

•  Presentation - NHS Modernisation Agency, Action On General Surgery and New Ways of Working in Surgery, Joint Event, London, Thatcher J Future opportunities and developments

•  Poster - NHS Modernisation Agency, National New Ways of Working in Surgery Conference, London, Thatcher J and Spittles H, NHS Modernisation agency Changing Workforce Programme NWWS Surgical Practitioner Pilots – The University of Greenwich

•  Presentation - NHS Modernisation Agency Redesigning General Surgical Services, London Groves H and Thatcher J Redesigning roles in surgery

•  Poster - Euro-Regional conference, “Health in Europe: Which way forward?”, Unversite Catholique de Lille, France, Thatcher J Developing a clinical practice programme to support an emerging profession for health care practitioners within surgery

2005:

•  Poster - NAASP 3rd Annual Conference, Cardiff , Thatcher J Designing a flexible programme for developing roles

•  Presentation - NAASP 3 rd Annual Conference, Cardiff , Thatcher J

•  Surgical Practitioner Education Update 2005

•  Presentation – Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland Annual Scientific Meeting, Glasgow Thatcher J Education developments to support new curriculum framework