Elaine Washington

Elaine Washington


  • Brian Blatchford PO51
  • T: 0161 295 2311
  • E: E.D.Washington@salford.ac.uk
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Elaine came to the University of Salford in 2000. Prior to this she had worked as a Senior Prosthetist at the Manchester Disablement Services Centre where she specialised in the prosthetic care of individuals who had undergone lower limb amputations.


Teaches on the BSc (Hons) in Prosthetics and Orthotics.

Modules involved in:

Core Prosthetic Practice

Broad Scope Prosthetic and Orthotic Practice

Collaborative Module – Into Employment

  • This involves teaching
  • Silicone Suspensions
  • Hip Disarticulation Prosthetics.
  • Trans-femoral Hand casting
  • Ischial containment sockets
  • Infection control

Research Interests

Psychological impact of undergoing amputation.

Qualifications and Memberships

Member of the British Association of Prosthetists and Orthotists

Registered Prosthetist with HCPC


  • HND in Prosthetics and Orthotics           
  • Diploma in Prosthetics                               
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology                               
  • MSc Psychology