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John Radcliffe Hospital, Level 6, Headley Way, Headington, Oxford, OX3 9DU


  • Ashok Handa
    Ashok Handa

    Professor of Vascular Surgery and Director of Teaching in Surgery


  • Surgical Tutor's Office - NDS Team of the Year 2019

Jackie Heap

Assistant Surgical Course Administrator

I started off working for the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences in 2003, in the ENT Department.

In 2007, I also began working in the Surgical Administration Office with the Surgical Tutor Team.

I work with Lucy Tipping, Professor Ashok Handa, Ms Mei Nortley and Miss Daljit Dhariwal. Here I assist with the delivery and administration of the Year 4 (1st Year clinical) and Year 6 (3rd/Final Year clinical) Surgical courses. We currently have approximately 360 students per academic year.

I assist with the administration of the teaching programmes.  I ensure the compulsory paperwork for both year groups is submitted on time and I am involved in the Year 4 OSCE Examination and the 6th Year 2nd BM Examination - including arranging the Revision Course, prior to the 2nd BM Exam.

I arrange placements for work experience students and Elective Students that are referred to our office.

I oversee the administration for the Basics in Medical Education Course and the Senior Faculty Development Day.