The Physiotherapy Department provides care to all patient and user groups in the whole healthcare spectrum. The Physiotherapy team makes a distinctive contribution to meeting patient’s needs, giving a broad based and specialist knowledge and skills approach to best practice in its area of expertise.
The department is committed to a Clinical Governance Agenda. Staff are registered with the Health Professions Council and are required to keep professional portfolios. Training is ongoing, with an emphasis on applying learning to practice.
The staff complement is 11 Chartered Physiotherapists and 3 Assistants/Technical Instructors, with the support of a clerk and a part-time typist. The Vocational Training Scheme was able to support 2 Graduate Physiotherapists to undertake post-graduate experience with us. There are 3 Chartered Physiotherapists in training.