Frankie Milton

Frankie Milton

Lecturer In Operating Department Practice


Frankie Milton is an Operating Department Practice Lecturer in the College of Health, Wellbeing and Life Sciences. Frankie is Placement Lead for the ODP team and Module lead for Clinical Education. She teaches mainly on the ODP degree course however also is involved with Human Factors and Inter professional learning. She has undertaken a joint research project into Recruitment and Retention. Frankie is a fellow with the Higher Education Academy.


Frankie qualified as an ODP in 2008, working in a range of specialities in Anaesthetics, Surgery and Recovery. Whilst the majority of time was spent within the Operating Theatre, Frankie also was required at times to work in Accident and Emergency Resuscitation as well as the Paediatric and Adult Burns Unit. In 2010 Frankie attained her mentorship qualification and completed her BSC in Perioperative Studies in 2011. Frankie joined SHU in 2012 and completed her PGCE in July 2013, she undertook further training and completed her Learning and Teaching in Higher Education in 2015. Frankie is currently working towards completing her Master qualification with future hopes to attain a PHD.

Development of Clinical Practice


College of Health, Wellbeing and Life Sciences

Development of Recruitment and Retention Toolkit: 2013
Team: Jo McNamara and Claire Hannah.
Developing a resource, the RR project focuses on two renowned hard to recruit and retain groups at Sheffield Hallam University and their efforts to change to improve, namely, Operating Department Practice (ODP) and Radiotherapy & Oncology (RONC). Then sharing this research with other academics and commissioners.

OPD Degree

Inter professional Learning Level 5


Recruitment and Retention

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