Chartered Physiotherapist & Registered with the HCPC

Judy was then Service Manager for Corby and Kettering District Nurses, Corby Collaborative team (CCT) and administrative staff from 2013-2018. This enabled her to gain insight into the broader health economy and develop her management skills further. During this time, Judy undertook an MSK caseload, including the joint assessments of housebound patients within the community, to assess and enable their rehabilitation. She was involved with project and service development work collaborating with service users, carers, other health professionals, local GPs and commissioners as part of the CCT, Palliative and end of life care, and a Falls prevention group.

More recently Judy has worked as a First Contact Physiotherapist, in Leicestershire, using Physiotherapy assessment and differential diagnosis skills for mainly musculoskeletal issues, to enable patients to be given a diagnosis, good initial advice and treatment or to signpost on for further support as necessary. This was working alongside GP's and Practice Nurses. 

Judy has significant experience assessing and treating a wide range of musculoskeletal disorders with comprehensive, broad-based knowledge and skill set for many conditions. She is a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) and Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), ensuring safe and professional working standards, of a high level, at all times. 

Judy is married, with 2 grown-up children, and grandchildren, with another grandchild on the way. Her favourite past times are gardening, walking, travel and visiting gardens. In fact, she and her husband have opened their gardens and many other villagers, regularly, over the last 20 years.

She is involved with village life and has been a member of the PCC for 25 years.

Judy has worked mainly in the NHS for over 30 years, both as a Physiotherapist and as a Physiotherapy manager, and then as a manager for Corby and Kettering District Nurse teams (70 staff).

She initially I worked in a variety of locations including North Staffordshire, Gibraltar and London, gaining a wealth of experience including the acute setting, with patients in intensive care, surgical, medical, orthopaedics, acute geriatrics, obstetrics and gynaecology, burns unit, thoracic and renal units, neurosurgery and neuro medical.

From 1984-1985, Judy led a team of trained Physiotherapists, students and support workers, in the management of inpatient medical ward patients (neurological and respiratory conditions) as well as outpatient support for neurological conditions, mainly post CVA (stroke).

In 1986 she had time out due to children and went back in the community, in the Market Harborough area, for a year in 1993 before starting part time in Corby, in 1994. This was primarily seeing a wide variety of neurological outpatients. She extended her musculoskeletal assessment, treatment and management skills through courses and training and was promoted to Physiotherapy Manager for Corby, as well as Professional lead for junior and senior Physiotherapists, across Northamptonshire from 2003-2013.

Judy was then Service Manager for Corby and Kettering District Nurses, Corby Collaborative team (CCT) and administrative staff from 2013-2018. This enabled her to gain insight into the wider health economy and develop her management skills further. During this time Judy undertook a MSK caseload including the joint assessments of housebound patients within the community, to both assess and enable their rehabilitation. She was involved with project and service development work collaborating with service users, carers, other health professionals, local GPs and commissioners as part of the CCT, Palliative and end of life care, and also as part of a Falls prevention group.

More recently Judy has worked as a First Contact Physiotherapist, in Leicestershire, using Physiotherapy assessment and differential diagnosis skills for mainly musculoskeletal issues, to enable patients to be given a diagnosis, good initial advice and treatment or to sign post on for further support as necessary. This was working alongside GPs and Practice nurses. 

Judy has significant experience assessing and treating a wide range of musculoskeletal disorders with comprehensive, broad-based knowledge and skill set for many conditions. She is a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) and Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), both which ensure safe and professional working standards, of a high level, at all times. 

Judy is married, with 2 grown up children, and grandchildren, with another grandchild on the way. Her favourite past times are gardening, walking, travel and visiting gardens. In fact she and her husband have opened their gardens, along with many other villagers, on a regular basis, over the last 20 years.She is involved with village life and has been a member of the PCC for 25 years.

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