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Dr Gemma Bradley

Assistant Professor

Department: Social Work, Education and Community Wellbeing

I joined Northumbria as a Senior Lecturer in 2007 and teach on BSc and MSc Occupational Therapy programmes, alongside teaching students on wider programmes and topics pertaining to health, social care and community wellbeing.

I am a current PhD student, working towards completion in December 2018.

Gemma Bradley

Campus Address

H215, Coach Lane Campus East



  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Experiences of community connectors supporting activities during COVID-19, Bradley, G., Atkin, H., Atkin, B., Luddington, S., Miller, A. 6 Feb 2024, In: Activities, Adaptation and Aging
  • Social prescribing nomenclature, occupational therapy and the theory of Institutional Work: Creating, maintaining and disrupting medical dominance, Bradley, G., Scott, J. 3 Jan 2023, In: Occupational Therapy in Health Care
  • Exploring how occupational therapists and physiotherapists evaluate rehabilitation potential of older people in acute care, Bradley, G., Baker, K., Bailey, C. 1 Mar 2022, In: British Journal of Occupational Therapy
  • Service User Perspectives on Engagement in an Occupational Therapy-Led Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programme: A Qualitative Interview Study, Bradley, G., Rooney, L., Whitehead, P. 1 Dec 2022, In: British Journal of Occupational Therapy
  • ‘Hello, my name is …’: an exploratory case study of inter-professional student experiences in practice, Ban, S., Baker, K., Bradley, G., Derbyshire, J., Elliott, C., Haskin, M., MacKnight, J., Rosengarten, L. 8 Jul 2021, In: British Journal of Nursing
  • The meaning of rehabilitation: a qualitative study exploring perspectives of occupational therapists and physiotherapists working with older people in acute care, Bradley, G., Baker, K., Bailey, C. 31 Jul 2021, In: Disability and Rehabilitation
  • Occupational therapy-led pulmonary rehabilitation: a practice analysis, Easthaugh, S., Bradley, G., Pee, L., Donnelly, J. 1 Dec 2019, In: British Journal of Occupational Therapy
  • 'All together now’: a participatory approach to Venous-thromboembolism prevention education, Ford, C., Wade, J., Monaghan, J., Bradley, G., Stephens, J. 27 Sep 2016, Newcastle Trust Education Conference 2016
  • ‘All together now’: a participatory approach to Venous-thromboembolism prevention education., Wade, J., Stephens, J., Ford, C., Bradley, G., Monaghan, J. 9 Dec 2015, Health Education North East Quality Conference
  • Enhancing occupational therapy education through simulation, Bradley, G., Whittington, S., Mottram, P. 2013, In: British Journal of Occupational Therapy

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Other: Service User and Carer Involvement in Occupational Therapy Education – Responding to Fast-Paced Delivery Changes During COVID-19. Occupational Therapy News. May. pp,43-44 2021
  • Consultancy: Health Education England Funded Project with North East and North Cumbria AHP Faculty 2021
  • Other: How are people in social prescribing roles continuing to support engagement in activity for those identified as vulnerable during the COVID-19 outbreak? a Participatory Action Research Study 2020
  • Other: Erasmus + partnership between Northumbria University and University of Ghana Occupational Therapy programmes 2019
  • Other: Identifying the influence of involving service users in classroom based simulation activities prior to occupational therapy clinical practice placements: A mixed methods evaluation involving multiple perspectives 2019

Daniel Stoker Exploring the contribution of the museum and cultural sector to the health and wellbeing of older people in Tyne and Wear Start Date: 01/10/2023

  • Occupational Therapy BSc (Hons) June 30 2001
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2015


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