All our physiotherapy staff are fully qualified, state registered physiotherapists who have completed a three or four year honours degree course in Physiotherapy. The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy is the professional body that produces guidelines for evidence-based practice, ensuring the highest standard of quality care.
Our department consists of the following members of staff:
Has responsibility for the strategic planning of the physiotherapy service and
responsibility for the overall management and decision making of the department.
Clinical Lead Physiotherapists
Have a very high level of expertise in the area in which they work. They are responsible for the operational management of the clinical area they specialise in and the training and management of the other physiotherapists and assistants within their team.
Band 6 Physiotherapists
Are beginning to decide which area to specialise in and will undertake relevant training and courses.
Senior I Physiotherapists
head each clinical area. They have a great deal of experience and training in their speciality.
Senior II Physiotherapists
are beginning to decide which area to specialise in and will undertake relevant training and courses.
Staff Grade Physiotherapists
Are newly qualified and will rotate through all the clinical areas to gain as much experience as possible.
Assist the physiotherapists and have undertaken extra formal training to enable them to have their own patient list and organise themselves and, in some cases, an assistant team.
Assist the physiotherapists with patients that need help to walk and other relevant activities.
Has responsibility for administration, keeping of statistics and writing letters.
Organise the appointment system for patients, alter appointments when necessary and inform the therapists of patient’s arrival.