Dr Monaghan is a Clinical Associate Professor and Honorary Consultant Gastroenterologist at the Queen's Medical Centre in Nottingham. Her main research interests are in studying the molecular pathogenesis of C. difficile infection. She has expertise in the development of immune-based diagnostic and prognostic assays, in vitro gut models and novel antimicrobials against C. difficile and other gastrointestinal infections. She works closely with investigators in the Central India Institutes of Medical Sciences, Nagpur and in Canada, where she has developed multiple collaborative projects studying the mechanisms of action of faecal microbiota transplantation. Alongside her laboratory research, she has a longstanding keen interest in medical education and has published extensively with OUP. Dr Thomas is a consultant musculoskeletal Radiologist specialising in sports and trauma imaging at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust where he is also Clinical Lead for Transformation. With Tanya Monaghan, he wrote and published the first edition of the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Examination and Practical Skills whilst SHOs and the pair have gone on to publish extensively with OUP in the field of clinical skills.