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Dr Lizzy Tuckwell

Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Health, Medicine and Social Care
School of Medicine

Lizzy is a Senior Lecturer in General Practice and oversees the Clinical Skills Curriculum, and OSCE assessments on the MBChB course. Alongside her role at ARU, Lizzy is a local NHS GP and advocate for Veterans’ Health.


Lizzy graduated University College London achieving her MBBS with Clinical Distinction.  Whilst at UCL, Lizzy also completed a BSc in the History of Medicine with her dissertation exploring Blood Donation in World War II. Following graduation, she completed her Foundation Year training in South London and pursued specialist training in General Practice in Essex, where she continues to work as an NHS GP. Lizzy is also a Medical Officer in the Army Reserves and has a specialist interest in Veterans’ Health.

Alongside her passion for clinical excellence and patient centred care, Lizzy is an experienced educator having joined the School of Medicine at its inception in 2018. Her initial role at ARU was as a lecturer on the Clinical Skills course, specialising in communication skills.  Lizzy progressed within the School of Medicine to become Clinical Skills Lead and then OSCE lead. As part of these roles Lizzy is responsible for developing and reviewing the Clinical Skills curriculum and delivering clinical assessments on the MBChB course. Her work in this area played an important role in the GMC Quality Assurance Process culminating in the school’s first medical students graduating in 2023.

Lizzy is also a Professional Development Tutor and sits on the Student Professionalism Committee.

  • MRCGP (2018), Royal College of General Practitioners
  • PG Cert in Medical Education, Anglia Ruskin University
  • MBBS, University College London
  • BSc (hons) Medical Sciences and the History of Medicine, University College London
Memberships, editorial boards
  • Member, MSC Assessment Alliance