Whelehan, Patsy


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Patsy has a background in clinical mammography, including advanced clinical practice, quality assurance, education and management. She has been a researcher at the University of Dundee's Medical School and in NHS Tayside since 2009 and and is now Consultant Radiographer in breast imaging at NHS Tayside, while continuing a part-time research role.

Key research interests are women's experiences of mammography, clinical image quality in mammography, informed choice and sustained participation in breast cancer screening, and digital breast tomosynthesis.

Current committee memberships are Symposium Mammographicum (Chair of Trustees, member of conference organising committee); EUMAM (European Expert Group for Mammography); CAHPR (Council for Allied Health Research) North of Scotland steering committee, and the Scottish special interest group for breast imaging radiographers (vice-chair).

Education/Academic qualification

University of Cumbria

Award Date: 1 May 2018

Master of Science, Kingston University

Award Date: 1 Jan 2003

Award Date: 15 Jul 1987

External positions

Clinical Specialist Radiographer, NHS Tayside

1 Oct 2016 → …


  • RZ Other systems of medicine
  • Breast Cancer
  • Screening
  • Mammography
  • Medical Imaging


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