Your Academic Liaison Librarians for Health and Social Work

  • Each Faculty or academic discipline has its own Academic Liaison Librarian who answers enquiries, teaches information skills, orders library stock and generally looks after the library needs of the students and staff in their subject area.

    Your Librarians for Health and Social Work:

    Katherine Staples photo
    Katherine Staples looks after the following subjects: Social Work, Public Health, Infection Prevention and Control, Management and Education, Midwifery and the PGDip Community Nursing including HV,SN, Community Children's and District Nursing.
    Helen Whittaker photo

    Helen Whittaker looks after subjects in the Department of Sports and Health Sciences: Occupational Therapy, Rehabilitation, Physiotherapy and Osteopathy and Palliative and Cancer Care.

    Vicki Farmilo photo

    Vicki Farmilo looks after Adult Nursing (Oxford and Swindon), ODP, Advanced Practice, Nursing and Care Specialities, Foundation Degrees and Paramedic Practice.

    We can be contacted by e-mailing
    We are based on Level 3 of the Library; telephone 01865 48 3135.

    Details of other Academic Liaison Librarians can be found on our subjects  page.