I joined the University in October 2018 after working as a physiotherapist in the NHS for over 20 years. I have worked in both acute and community settings, mainly with older adults, people with respiratory problems and neurological conditions. For most of my career I specialisd in acute and elderly rehabilitation. I have had leadership experience in my clinical roles, developing services, line managing teams, as well as being a clinical educator for physiotherapy students on placement.

Qualifications and memberships

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy

MSc Practice Development

PGcert Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

PGCert Leadership and Management in Healthcare

HCPC registered




Academic and research interests

My main subject/interest areas are:-

Acute rehabilitation and respiratory physiotherapy

Elderly rehabilitation

Falls assessment and management


Leadership within a healthcare setting

Teaching and learning


Research supervision

 I am a research mentor / supervisor for phsyiotherapy students on our programmes.