Course Leader in MSc (Pre-registration) Physiotherapy
Jodie has been a HCPC registered Physiotherapist since 2006 after graduating from Oxford Brookes University. She has worked predominantly in NHS settings, completing the majority of her clinical work in London at Guy's and St Thomas’ NHS Trust. Jodie has also worked privately and has run her own private domiciliary Physiotherapy business.
My clinical specialities are acute respiratory, neurology, care of the older persons and falls. In 2022 I became the School of Health Sciences lead for Simulation, which means I get to support students to become amazing practitioners whilst also having so much fun working in immersive clinical environments. I am also currently giving input to the regional long covid recovery programme as a specialist in Rehabilitation.
Academic history and expertise
I have extensive clinical experience as a Physiotherapist in a variety of clinical areas from Intensive care , cardiac surgery, Neurological rehabilitation and falls prevention. In practice I worked in clinical leadership and service development roles. I am also developing a new rehabilitation apprenticeship for assistant practitioners.
I work closely with NHS and private practice placement partners across the whole wider Midlands region. I am an education advisor for the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy – the professional body of Physiotherapy. I also work closely with NHS England in the west Midlands region input to Long Covid rehabilitation services.
Projects of note
I am currently seconded half a day a week to support the Long Covid Rehabilitation programme in the West Midlands. I applied for this role as long covid is such a new condition that has tested medicine, and I wanted to be provide my expertise to help support patients with this condition.