Dr. Claire Mercer

School of Health and Society

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Contact Details

Allerton Building, Room L614.

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Current positions

Head of Radiography


Claire joined the University of Salford in 2015 and is currently the Head of Radiography within Allied and Public Health in the School of Health and Society. A radiographer by background, specialising in mammography Claire has 10 years experience in NHS management and a PhD by published works in mammography, Claire is passionate about educating and supporting the developing radiography workforce. Her research interests lie in workforce development, education through digital health and mammography.

Areas of research

Workforce development , Education through digital health, Mammography quality metrics


  • Mammography
  • Enhanced and Advanced Practice theory

Research Interests

  • Workforce development
  • Education through digital health
  • Mammography


Qualifications and Memberships


  • PhD
  • MSc Advanced Medical Imaging
  • BSc (hons) Diagnostic Radiography                      


  • Society of Radiographers
  • HCPC
  • Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy