Andrea Higgon

Clinical Skills Tutor Operating Department Practice

Faculty:Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care

School:School of Allied Health

Location: Chelmsford

Areas of Expertise: Operating department practice

Andrea joined ARU from clinical practice, as a Clinical Skills Tutor for our BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practice course.



Andrea is a qualified operating department practitioner and is registered with the Health & Care Professions Council.

She studied the Diploma in Higher Education in Operating Department Practice at Anglia Ruskin University and gained her clinical experience at Colchester Hospital University Foundation Trust.

As well as being a Clinical Skills Tutor, Andrea is also the Admissions Tutor for our Operating Department Practice course in Chelmsford.


Research interests

Andrea is currently studying the Postgraduate Certificate in Medical and Healthcare Education at Anglia Ruskin University. She is interested in research in areas of the Perioperative Environment


  • Diploma in Higher Education Operating Department Practice, Anglia Ruskin University
  • BA (Hons Business Studies, University of East Anglia

Memberships, editorial boards

Registered Operating Department Practitioner, Health and Care Professions Council