Faculty - Education Faculty


Hansa Jadva-Patel is the deputy education manager at St Georges Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Breast Screening Education and Training centre. She has advanced radiographic professional (HDCR), teaching qualifications (FAETC, TDCR, SFHEA) and a Masters (MSc) degree in Gerontology from Kings College, London University.
Her initial involvement with the breast cancer service was undertaking clinical and technical assessment of mammography equipment in line with the Forrest Report. As an academic, she has longstanding experience in the development, delivery, coordination and management of education in a range of healthcare programmes at different levels to an interprofessional audience. In her most recent role as a Director of Postgraduate (Pg) education (1999-2017), she successfully developed the first breast cancer courses within UK, validated at master’s level to enable radiographers to embark on the career progression to advance and consultant practitioner status.
She has undertaken original research in the use of thin metal filters in radiography and has over 20 peer reviewed publications and abstracts. She has successfully attained research grant applications developing an e-induction programme for Pg students, HCPC funded collaborative project, researching the service user involvement in the design and delivery of education and training etc.

Dr Rosalind Given-Wilson is a Consultant Radiologist at St Georges Hospital and Honorary Senior Lecturer at St Georges Medical School, University of London. She specialises in Breast Imaging and Screening and was Director of the Training Centre. She set up the Breast screening unit in 1991 and has worked in both symptomatic and screening breast diagnostics since that time.

Dr Given-Wilson trained at Cambridge University and St Thomas’ Hospital before radiological specialist training at Kings College Hospital. She has research interests in optimising screening practice and computer aided detection in mammography and has over 100 peer reviewed publications and abstracts. She is a member of the DoH National Advisory committee on Breast Cancer Screening and the National Radiology Breast Screening QA Committee (big 18) as well as chair of the Adult Reference Group the feeder group for the UN National Screening Committee.

She enjoys and is committed to education and training. In 2008 she was the Royal College of Radiologists Breast Imaging Group professor, visiting training centres and speaking at Conferences to promote Breast Imaging as a career.

Claire qualified as a radiographer in 1984 at Westminster Hospital and started her mammography career at St George’s Breast Screening Unit in 1991. As deputy Superintendent Radiographer and clinical lead, Claire went on to train as an Advanced Practitioner and maintained her role as a clinical Instructor. In 2002, Claire took the role as the Head of education & clinical training in mammography at St George’s National Breast Education Centre in South West London. Claire enjoys and is committed to education and training and is currently the Radiographic Advisor to the NHSBSP/PHE in the role of Lead Mammographer for England. Claire is also an independent Advisor for the private sector and an Editor of Elsevier European Journal of Radiography (specialty mammography). Claire has been a member of the NICE Guideline Development Group for early breast cancer. Claire is also a member of the Clinical Professional Groups representing PHE for Radiography, Equipment & Physics. Claire has been the lead for introducing the Eklund technique to all women attending for breast screening within England that present with breast augmentation. Currently, her work includes developing the mammographic workforce to further improve and sustain a high quality breast screening service for the future and ensuring safe ergonomic practice for all Practitioners specializing in mammography.