Meet the Team

At the Chartered Physiotherapy Clinic Ltd, all our physiotherapists are Members of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (MCSP) and are registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). All Occupational Therapist are registered with the HCPC and British Association of Occupational Therapists (BAOT). In addition, staff with expertise in a particular area belong to special interest groups.

Our team all have many years experience working both in the private sector and the NHS, and all staff undertake regular further training to maintain their skills and update their knowledge.

MCSP - Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
AACP - Acupuncture Association of Chartered Physiotherapists
ACPIVR - Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Vestibular Rehabilitation

ACPIN - Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Neurology
BAOT - British Association of Occupational Therapists
BAHT - British Association of Hand Therapists

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Kevin (Kev) Bell MCSP, AACP, ACPIVR. Clinic Director

Kevin completed training at Otago University School of Physiotherapy, New Zealand in 1998. He then worked for several years in Wairau Hospital in Blenheim NZ and was physiotherapist for the Marlborough Rugby Football Union before making the move to the UK in 2001. Since then Kevin has continued to specialise in musculoskeletal physiotherapy with an interest in sports injuries. He also has a particular interest in the treatment of vertigo, and other vestibular disorders.

Linda Heaton MCSP, AACP

Linda trained at the Oswestry & North Staffordshire School of Physiotherapy and qualified in 1981. She worked for several years in the NHS, both in hospital and community settings before joining the practice in 2000. Linda has a special interest in outpatient musculoskeletal physiotherapy and acupuncture. She gained a Post Graduate Diploma in Acupuncture in 2008 from Coventry University.

Katherine (Kassie) Ward MCSP, ACPIN

Kassie trained at St Mary’s Hospital in London and qualified in 1990. She specialised in neurology from 1992 and has worked in a variety of specialist units, including the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and a rehabilitation unit in Germany. Since 1998 she has worked in outpatient departments treating both neurological and musculoskeletal conditions, in both the NHS and private sector. She is Bobath trained and a member of ACPIN.

Karen Davies MCSP

Karen trained at the Oswestry & North Staffordshire School of Physiotherapy and qualified in 1980. She worked first in Coventry and then Chester before settling in Wrexham. She has worked in both the NHS and the private sector, working at a senior level in most branches of physiotherapy. Karen chose to specialise in gynaecology and urology in 1998, and has a specific interest in pelvic floor dysfunction in both men and women.

Siobhan Cowling MCSP, AACP

Having completed her first degree in Sports Science and Psychology at the University of Birmingham, Siobhan then trained as a physiotherapist at the Oswestry & North Staffordshire School of Physiotherapy, qualifying in 1992. Siobhan has specialised in Musculoskeletal Therapy and Orthopaedics for most of her career, combining her clinical role with other roles over the years: rugby team physiotherapist, workplace and ergonomics assessor, lecturing and mentoring students at Keele University and manual handling trainer. She further advanced her assessment and treatment skills with extensive postgraduate training with the MACP (Manipulative Association of Chartered Physiotherapists) and has undertaken a master’s module in acupuncture.

Joanne Lennon MCSP, AACP

Jo qualified in 2002 from Salford University. She has gained a wide range of experience working within different areas of physiotherapy in the first years of her career, before specialising in the musculoskeletal field within the NHS, and first started working at the practice in 2008. Joanne now continues to work as a Clinical Specialist both privately and within the NHS, and has a special interest in upper limb pathologies. She has completed master’s modules and multiple post-graduate courses within this area of practice. Joanne also has many years of experience working alongside Orthopaedic Consultants in the clinic setting.

Tracy Jones BAOT, BAHT

Tracy trained in Coventry and graduated in 1989. Initially she worked in Birmingham and then at the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford where she specialised in Hand Therapy and Rheumatology. Since 1999 she has worked at the Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital in Oswestry as a Clinical Specialist in hands. She has an MSc in Hand Therapy and is a member of BAHT (British Association of Hand Therapists).

Liam Hodgson MCSP, AACP

After Liam qualified from Keele University in 2010 he worked at Whitchurch Community Hospital, where he gained valuable experience in assessing and treating a variety of musculoskeletal and orthopaedic conditions. Before joining the clinic in 2017 he worked as a senior physiotherapist within a specialist acquired brain injury rehabilitation unit in Chester. He has gained a variety of experience in both musculoskeletal and neurological rehabilitation (Bobath trained), and is also currently training to become a Pilates instructor.

Helen Williams MCSP, AACP

Helen graduated from Coventry University in 1998 and initially worked in Liverpool's renowned teaching hospitals for several years before travelling to New Zealand where she worked for a short while. Helen has been working at the BMI Chiltern Hospital in Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire from 2005 until 2017. Originally from the area, Helen has now moved back to the North West and started working at the clinic in 2017. She has a wealth of clinical experience in treating a wide variety of musculoskeletal /sports injuries and has a specialist expertise in post-surgical rehabilitation and spinal complaints.

Practice Secretaries

Collette Millington has worked for the Clinic since 2007 and Linda Ineson since 2017. Both have a PA/secretarial background gained from working both in business and hospital settings, giving them a wide knowledge of office practices and procedures, as well as the ability to deal with people in a confident, professional yet sympathetic manner. They bring this experience to help run the clinic smoothly and professionally, and will often be your first point of contact with us.

Jayne also comes from a hospital PA background, and works a small number of hours a week to assist with the smooth running of the practice.