UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health


Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health


Staff Profiles

    Course Director: UCL MSc, Diploma & Certificate in Physiotherapy

    Honorary Clinical Scientist: Physiotherapy Department, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust

    European Respiratory Society Physiotherapy Task Force: Harmonised Education in Respiratory Medicine for European Specialists (HERMES)

      Interests: Paediatric physiotherapy interventions and clinical outcome measures; Cardiorespiratory physiotherapy - including ICU, on-call services, cystic fibrosis - including airway clearance & exercise, bronchiectasis, gait analysis, haemophilia

      Senior Teaching Fellows

      • Sally Davenport

        MSc, FHEA

        Senior Teaching Fellow: UCL

          Interests:  Adult and paediatric Neurophysiotherapy, Neurorehabilitation, motor control, research, patient education/learning, clinical education
          • Helen Douglas

            BSc, MSc

          Clinical Specialist: Great Ormond Street HospitalInterests:  Cardiorespiratory, cystic fibrosis, airway clearance
          Principal Respiratory Physiotherapist: London North West Healthcare TrustInterests: Cardiorespiratory, research, critical care, respiratory physiology, tracheostomies, non-invasive ventilation, mechanical ventilation, anaesthesia 
          Therapy Lead for Lung Division (RBHT): Royal Brompton Hospital Interests: Cardiorespiratory skills, Chronic lung disease, Pulmonary rehabilitation, research 
          • Alex Harvey

            BSc, MSc

          Physiotherapy Lecturer: Brunel UniversityInterests: Cardiorespiratory theory, cardiorespiratory skills (manual and ventilator hyperinflation and problem solving), research, undergraduate respiratory teaching at Brunel University
          Clinical Lead Physiotherapist: Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Trust Interests: Cardiorespiratory theory, Pulmonary rehabilitation, Chronic lung disease, Oxygen prescription, Clinical service provision, Research 
          • Charlotte Pereira

            BSc, MSc

          Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist: Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS TrustInterests: Respiratory, Critical Care, Cardiothoracic surgery, Research, Clinical Education
          Research Lead for Cystic Fibrosis: Great Ormond Street Hospital Interests:  Paediatrics and adults, cardiorespiratory, muscle and exercise physiology, exercise and exercise testing, cardiac rehabilitation, research 
          • Dr. Harriet Shannon

            BSc, MA, PhD

          Senior Teaching Fellow for ICH: UCL Interests: Paediatrics and adults, cardiorespiratory, critical Care, mechanical ventilation, on-call, theories of expertise and clinical reasoning, research, clinical education 
          Clinical Lead, Hypermobility Unit: Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth, London Interests: Neuromusculoskeletal, Sport and Performance, Hypermobility, Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, dysautonomia, Exercise, Bone health, Outcome measures, functional rehabilitation, research, professional and service development, clinical education 
          • Melissa Walk-Ley

            BSc, MSc

          Senior Paediatric NeurophysiotherapistInterests: Paediatrics, Neurology, Community, Research
          Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapist: Brunel UniversityInterests: Research, neuroplasticity, neuropaediatrics, neurorehabilitation, neuromuscular disorders, stroke, exercise, upper limb function

          Visiting Lecturers

          • Solomon Abrahams

            BSc, MSc, PhD

          Consultant Physiotherapist, Director of: Anatomie PhysiotherapyInterests: Sports injury prevention and management, knee pathology, research
          Clinical Specialist and Physiotherapy Research Lead: Great Ormond Street Hospital Interests: Gait, paediatric neuroscience and physiotherapy, research
          • Richard Collinge

            BSc, MSc 

          Head of Medical: Watford Football Club Interests: Sports injury prevention and management, screening, research

          Lead Cardiorespiratory Research Physiotherapist (INSPIRE-CF): Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children 

          UCL PhD student

          Interests: Exercise in children and adults with cardiac and respiratory disease, cystic fibrosis, paediatric physiotherapy, sports injuries, professional development
          Principal Teaching Fellow: UCL Interests: Paediatrics, neuroscience, cerebral palsy, neuroplasticity, motor control, research