Francesca Wiggins, Head of Clinical Practice

Francesca qualified as an osteopath in 2000 and continues to work in private practice in addition to her work at the UCO. 

Francesca joined the UCO as a clinic tutor in 2003 and has taught across a range of areas including anatomy, applied practical work, clinical reasoning and clinical development. Francesca also completed an MA in Medical Education and is currently an external examiner for Bucks University and Greenwich University, alongside experience as an external examiner in Europe. She is also a reviewer for IJOM.

Francesca is currently the Head of Clinical Practice at the UCO, where she has responsibility for the strategic direction and operational management of the clinic. 

“It is a challenging role but working with such a dedicated and motivated team of clinicians and staff, to provide the innovative and inspiring educational environment that we do, is hugely rewarding.”

She was elected to the Board in 2013 to represent the Academic Council.