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
PGcert Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
PGCert Leadership and Management in Healthcare
Member of the CSP
I have just completed my studies for an MSc in Practice Development
Academic and research interests
My main subject/interest areas are:-
Acute rehabilitation and respiratory physiotherapy
Falls assessment and management
Leadership within a healthcare setting
Teaching and learning
I am a research mentor for Physiotherapy students on our BSc (Hons) programme.