John Barclay Senior Lecturer in Healthcare Leadership and Coaching Bio  

Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) John Barclay OSTJ MSc FHEA MILM completed a 35 year Army career with the Royal Army Medical Corps successfully leading and managing healthcare professionals in command and staff roles.  He has also deployed on numerous overseas tours including Iraq, Ghana and Northern Europe.  He was awarded the Order of St John for his support to the medical operational training pathway in 2011.    

Since joining the University staff in 2018, John has co-delivered to the NHS, the Army Medical Services ‘Serve to lead’ transformative learning programme with the military and designed and delivered bespoke leadership and management courses and coaching and mentoring courses to South West Ambulance Service Trust SWAST and internally to paramedics and radiographers.  More recently as part of his PGC(HE) research he has created a new online training facilitators programme that is currently been delivered to North Cumbria Integrated Healthcare.