Portrait of Dr Michael Concannon Dr Michael Concannon

m.j.concannon@hud.ac.uk | 01484 473788



Biography

Michael is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Human and Health Sciences where he has worked since June 2000.

During that time he has also held positions as:

  • External Examiner – University of Central Lancashire Current position
  • External Examiner Mentor – Leeds Metropolitan University 20012-13
  • External Examiner – Durham New College 2009-13

As an enthusiastic podiatrist he maintains an active clinical profile which includes providing podiatric services to Lancashire County Cricket Club.

His key qualifications:

  • PhD
  • MSc in Clinical Practice
  • BSc(Hons) Podiatry
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Development

His key memberships:

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • HCPC Registered Podiatrist
  • Member of Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists

Research and Scholarship

Michael’s PhD explored how ethics informs physiotherapy and podiatry practice.

He has also been a Principle Investigator to a randomised clinical evaluation of verruca pedis treatment using 95% Silver Nitrate (AgNO3).  He was a Member of the Data Monitoring and Ethics Committee to Sheffield Clinical Trials Research Unit for The CoPE Study.  He was the site Principle Investigator to the EVerT RCT in collaboration with the York Clinical Trials Unit

Publications and Other Research Outputs

2017

Concannon, M., Keogh, L., Stephenson, J., Parfitt, G. and Forrest, J. (2017) ‘A randomized comparative evaluation of clinical and home application to investigate the effectiveness of silver nitrate (AgNO3) (95%) for the treatment of verruca pedisInternational Journal of Pharmacy Practice . ISSN 0961-7671

2016

Cockayne, S., Hewitt, C., Hashmi, F., Hicks, K., Concannon, M., McIntosh, C., Thomas, K., Hall, J., Watson, J., Torgerson, D. and Watt, I. (2016) ‘Implementation of blinded outcome assessment in the Effective Verruca Treatments trial (EverT) – lessons learnedJournal of Foot and Ankle Research , 9 (1). ISSN 1757-1146

Stephenson, J., Farndon, L. and Concannon, M. (2016) ‘Analysis of a trial assessing the long-term effectiveness of salicylic acid plasters compared with scalpel debridement in facilitating corn resolution in patients with multiple cornsThe Journal of Dermatology , 43 (6), pp. 662-669. ISSN 0385-2407

Concannon, M (2016) An exploration of how ethics informs physiotherapy and podiatry practice Doctoral thesis, University of Huddersfield.

2015

Farndon, L., Concannon, M. and Stephenson, J. (2015) ‘A survey to investigate the association of pain, foot disability and quality of life with cornsJournal of Foot and Ankle Research , 8 (70). ISSN 1757-1146

Vernon, R., Concannon, M. and Vernon, W. (2015) ‘Confidentiality and Patient Autonomy in a Healthcare FrameworkPodiatry Now , 18 (11). ISSN 1460-731X

2013

Farndon, L., Vernon, W., Walters, S., Dixon, S., Bradburn, M., Concannon, M. and Potter, J. (2013) ‘The effectiveness of salicylic acid plasters compared with 'usual' scalpel debridement of corns: a randomised controlled trialJournal of Foot and Ankle Research , 6 (1), p. 40. ISSN 1757-1146

2012

Bodill, C. and Concannon, M. (2012) ‘Treatments for posterior tibial tendon dysfunctionPractice Nursing , 23 (8), pp. 389-394. ISSN 0964-9271

Concannon, M. and Sharpe, A. (2012) ‘The importance of screening for Charcot neuroarthropathyPractice Nursing , 23 (8), pp. 401-405. ISSN 0964-9271

Concannon, M. and Davidson, A. (2012) ‘A mistaken case of peroneal dislocationBritish journal of nursing , 21 (14), pp. 839-848. ISSN 0966-0461

Sharpe, A. and Concannon, M. (2012) ‘Demystifying the complexities of wound healingWounds UK , 8 (2), pp. 81-86. ISSN 1746-6814

Concannon, M (2012) ‘Health Care Ethics: “Putting Down Roots”’. In: Interdisciplinary Student Research Conference 2012, May 2012, Huddersfield, UK

Concannon, M. and Pringle, B. (2012) ‘Psychology in sports injury rehabilitationBritish journal of nursing , 21 (8), pp. 484-490. ISSN 0966-0461

Cockayne, S., Hicks, K., Kangombe, A., Hewitt, C., Concannon, M., Thomas, K., Hashmi, F., McIntosh, C., Brierley, G., Torgerson, D. and Watt, I. (2012) ‘The effect of patients’ preference on outcome in the EVerT cryotherapy versus salicylic acid for the treatment of plantar warts (verruca) trialJournal of Foot and Ankle Research , 5 (1), p. 28. ISSN 1757-1146

2011

Sharpe, A. and Concannon, M. (2011) ‘Debrisoft: Revolutionising debridementBritish journal of nursing (supplement) , 20 (20). ISSN 0966-0461

Concannon, M. and Bridgen, A. (2011) ‘Lower back pain: a need for thorough assessmentPractice Nursing , 22 (9). ISSN 0964-9271

2010

Concannon, M (2010) ‘Business Development for Private Practice’. In: SoCaP Nationwide Local Branch Meeting (Lancashire and Isle of Man Region), October 2010, Lancashire and Isle of Man Region

2007

Concannon, M (2007) ‘Empowerment Expectations Vs Delivery’. In: Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists Annual Conference 2007, 18th - 20th October 2007, Harrogate, UK

2004

Concannon, M (2004) ‘Empowerment in Clinical Practice - Expectations vs. Delivery’. In: SoCaP Nationwide Local Branch Meeting (Manchester Region), 2004, Manchester

Esteem

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • HCPC – Fitness to Practice Panel Member (2014- present)
  • College of Podiatry – Vice Chair of Podiatry Programme Leaders Forum (2015-present) (member 2008-present)
  • Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists – England Forum Committee (2013-present)
  • University of Huddersfield – School Research and Ethics Panel (2011-present)
  • College of Podiatry Task and Finish Group, PIP support and engagement (2015-present)
  • HEA SIG Ethics - Member – (2011-Present)
  • University of Huddersfield – School Board Member (2012-14)
  • Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists – Private Practice Committee (2006-08)
  • Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists – National Delegate Assembly - Lancashire representative (2005-08) 
  • Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists – Admission Tutors Marketing Forum (2003-present)

Research Degree Supervision

Michael has a particular interest in Health Care Ethics, Biomechanics, MSK rehabilitation, Diabetes, Person Centred Care and Empowerment. He has a particular interest in phenomenological and hermeneutical approaches to qualitative research.

Enterprise Activities

Michael has been Principle Investigator to a randomised clinical evaluation in collaboration with Bray Health Care which was a full funded project and resulted in a peer reviewed journal publication.

He is currently exploring a research opportunity to utilise gait analysis techniques for MSK rehab which is a cross school project involving external funding opportunities from the commercial sector. 

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Course Leader to the BSc (Hons) Podiatry degree
  • 3rd Year Tutor

Teaching and Professional Activities

  • Course Leader to BSc (Hons) Podiatry
  • BSc Module leader Introduction to Musculoskeletal Care
  • BSc Module tutor for Lower Limb Structure and Function
  • MSc Module leader Business development of private practice 
  • MSc Research Supervision
  • MSc Module leader for Person Centred Care
  • MSc Module tutor for MSK conditions of the Foot and Ankle
  • MSc Module leader for Gat Analysis