Bethan Haeney

School of Health and Society

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Contact Details

Allerton Building, Room C706.

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Current positions

Lecturer in Physiotherapy


Bethan has been involved in teaching at the University of Salford firstly as an external lecturer since 2011 and now as a part-time lecturer since December 2015. Bethan's roles is in the teaching and assessment of the BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy programme with particular interests in paediatrics, respiratory care and simulation-based teaching. Until recently, Bethan work clinically at the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, specialising in Paediatric Intensive Care Physiotherapy as well as treating children with a wide range of respiratory and rehabilitation needs.


Teaching delivery

  • Undergraduate Physiotherapy Programme
  • Assessment and Management of Complex Physiotherapy Practice

Module lead

  • Cardiovascular and Respiratory Assessment and Management module

Profession lead and delivery

  • High-fidelity simulation
  • Resuscitation

Research Interests

Bethan's research interests lie in the research of paediatric respiratory care and literature surrounding the educational benefit of simulation-based teaching. Bethan's MSc dissertation evaluated the confidence and perceived competence of paediatric physiotherapists delivering respiratory care following simulation-based training.

Qualifications and Memberships


  • PG Certificate in Academic Practice 
  • MSc Advanced Paediatric Physiotherapy
  • BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
  • BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences


  • Health and Care Professions Council
  • Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
  • Association of Physiotherapists in Respiratory Care
  • Paediatric Respiratory Care Specialist Interest Group
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy