Alan Mathew

School of Health and Society

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Contact Details

Allerton C413

Please email for an appointment. 


Current positions

Teaching & Learning Intern - Occupational Therapy


Alan is a HCPC registered Occupational Therapist practicing since 2015. His main background is in acute care services in a range of physical settings and particularly around Stroke and Trauma and Orthopedics. Whilst at the university Alan's main roles include: Teaching on the Occupational Therapy programme Module leadership for Occupation through the lifespan Member of the Social Prescribing Hub Year manager for Level 5 (BSc OT) Facilitating OT Café sessions (extracurricular sessions for students/CPD opportunities) Working with BSc admissions for the programme Fitness to practice investigation Alan also serves as communications lead for the North West region for the Royal College of Occupational Therapists committee.


Alan teaches across a range of modules across the OT programme. 

Research Interests

  • Occupational Therapy
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Cultural competence
  • Social prescribing
  • Substance abuse
  • Antisocial occupations
  • Student experience

Alan is interested in developing his research profile, if you share similar interests please do not hesitate to get in contact.

Qualifications and Memberships

  • BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy- University of Derby
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (PGCAP) - due for completion June 2021
  • Health Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT)
  • Social Prescribing Hub