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Dr Ricardo Khine

Divisional Lead for Midwifery & Radiography

School of Health Sciences, Division of Midwifery and Radiography

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M128, Myddelton Street Building

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City, University of London
Northampton Square
United Kingdom



Dr Ricardo Khine commenced his training as therapeutic radiographer in 1997 based at both the Ipswich NHS Trust Hospital and University College Suffolk. Since qualification, he has worked in a number of radiotherapy departments in the UK up to a Superintendent III grade (Band 8a), gaining a breadth of experience in treatment, planning/dosimetry and education. He has also worked internationally in radiotherapy departments in Melbourne, Australia and Las Vegas, USA. With an interest in teaching and education, he became a full time academic lecturer in 2009 at City, University of London teaching on the foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate courses. He became postgraduate programme director in 2015. He later moved to London South Bank University to develop and lead the postgraduate radiotherapy course. He returned to City, University of London in 2018, appointed as Divisional Lead for Midwifery and Radiography.

He gained his PhD from City, University of London in 2017. His research area focuses on radiographer role development, specifically the impact of the Consultant Therapeutic Radiographer role in clinical practice.


  1. PhD Radiography, City, University of London, United Kingdom, Jan 2011 – Sep 2017
  2. Associate Applied Science (High Hons) Radiation Therapy Technology, College of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas, United States, Jun 2008 – Dec 2009
  3. MA Interprofessional Healthcare Education, University of East Anglia, United Kingdom, Sep 2005 – Sep 2007
  4. BSc (Hons) Therapeutic Radiography, University of East Anglia, United Kingdom, Sep 1997 – Jul 2000

Administrative roles

  1. Member of the Senior Management Team for the School of Health Sciences
  2. Member of Board of Studies
  3. Member of Undergraduate Forum
  4. Member of Postgraduate Forum


  1. Divisional Lead - Midwifery and Radiography, City, University of London, Jan 2018 – present
  2. Senior Lecturer & Postgraduate Lead in Therapeutic Radiography, London South Bank University, Apr 2016 – Jan 2018
  3. Lecturer in Radiotherapy & Oncology, City University London, Sep 2009 – Apr 2016
  4. Senior Therapeutic Radiographer (Locum), Colchester General Hospital, Jan – Sep 2009
  5. Radiation Therapist (Pre. Registered), College of Southern Nevada / 21st Century Oncology, May 2008 – Jan 2009
  6. Superintendent III Radiographer/Lecturer Practitioner, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, Dec 2003 – Dec 2007
  7. Deputy Charge Radiation Therapist / Clinical Educator, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Jul 2002 – Oct 2003
  8. Therapeutic Radiographer, Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, Jul 2000 – Jun 2002


  1. Fellow, Higher Education Academy, Sep 2010 – present

Memberships of professional organisations

  1. Health and Care Professions Council(HCPC)
  2. Society and College of Radiographers


Burmese (can speak and understand spoken) and English (can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review).


Research Overview

Ricardo's doctoral thesis focused on the professional and organisational impact of the consultant therapeutic radiographer adopting case study methodology.

He is a qualitative researcher and has experience in research methods including focus groups, interviews, document analysis. He has supervised students at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.


Conference papers and proceedings (3)

  1. Willis, (2015). Inclusive relationships with service users: what are the benefits? Learning at City Conference – Is Learning for Everyone?.
  2. Willis, , Thorne, R.J. and Khine, R.N.M. (2015). The effectiveness of a multifaceted strategy to embed service user participation within the curriculum. Networking for Education in Healthcare (NET).
  3. Willis, , Walls, D. and Khine, R.N.M. (2014). A reflexive account of academics perspectives of embracing internationalisation within healthcare education. Networking for Education Conference.

Journal articles (2)

  1. Armstrong-James, L., Khine, R.N.M., Thorne, R.J., Tuckey, M.J.E. and Bennett, C. (2020). Radiotherapy students' perceptions of support provided by clinical supervisors. Journal of Radiotherapy in Practice, 19(1), pp. 15–19. doi:10.1017/S1460396919000426.
  2. Flinton, D., Cherry, P., Thorne, R., Mannion, L., O'Sullivan, C. and Khine, R. (2018). Compassion satisfaction and fatigue: An investigation into levels being reported by radiotherapy students. Journal of Radiotherapy in Practice, 17(4), pp. 364–367. doi:10.1017/S1460396918000274.

Posters (3)

  1. Thorne, R., Bennett, C., Armstrong-Jones, L., Tuckey, M. and Khine, R. Improving Retention in Radiotherapy - Delivering an Intervention to Enable Clinical Supervisors to Support and Nurture Students to Achieve their Full Potential. The College of Radiographers Annual Radiotherapy Conference 2020, 2020.
  2. Flinton, D., Cherry, P., Thorne, R., Mannion, L., O'Sullivan, C. and Khine, R. Compassion Satisfaction and Compassion Fatigue in Student Therapeutic Radiographers. European Society for Radiotherapy & Oncology (ESTRO). Barcelona, Spain., 2018.
  3. Khine, R.N.M., Flinton, D., Cherry, P. and Thorne, R. PO-1016: Radiotherapy students’ perceptions of skills training simulation using a bariatric suit. , 2016.


Teaching & Assessment

RC1032 Common Module
RT1033 Principles of Radiotherapy Practice
RT1034 Anatomy, Physiology and Oncology 1
RT1035 Anatomy, Physiology and Oncology 2
RT1036 Radiotherapy Equipment
RT2032 Management and Radiotherapy Technique A
RT2034 Radiotherapy Physics and Planning
RT3033 Management and Radiotherapy Technique B
RC3031 Research Exercise

Module Leadership

RT1036 Principles of Radiotherapy Practice
RCM124 Physics and Instrumentation of Medical Magnetic Resonance
RDM017 Clinical Applications of Medical Magnetic Resonance

Educational Leadership

Programme Director - Postgraduate Radiography (CT / MMR)

Other Activities

Clinical activity

  1. Link Lecturer / personal tutor - Southend University NHS Trust Hospital

Events/conferences (4)

  1. A reflexive account of academics perspectives of embracing internationalisation within healthcare education. (Conference) (2014).
    Description: Willis SJ, Walls D, Khine RNM. Networking for Education Conference, 2014: 25
  2. Interprofessional Perspectives and Perceptions of the Consultant Therapy Radiographer. (2013).
    Description: UKRO (United Kingdom Radiation Oncology Conference)
  3. Under the Spotlight: Exploring the Role of the Consultant Therapy Radiographer through the Perspectives of Medical and Healthcare Practitioners - a Qualitative Inquiry. (2013).
    Description: College of Radiographers Annual Radiotherapy Conference
  4. Interprofessional perspectives and perceptions of the consultant therapy radiographer. (2012).
    Description: Annual Postgraduate Research Symposium City University London

Other (2)

  1. College of Radiographers External Examiner

    College of Radiographers Assessor.
  2. Journal Reviewer - Journal of Radiotherapy in Practice.