• Speech and Language Therapy.
  • Traumatic and acquired brain injury.
  • Cerebral Palsy.
  • Low arousal states.
  • Complex neurological conditions.
  • Dysphagia.
  • Tracheostomy.
  • Cognitive and communication difficulties.
  • Augmentative and assistive communication (AAC).

Clinical Currency Statement

As at November 2021, I am engaged in the role of a self-employed Speech and Language Therapist for an average of 65 hours per month.


Specific Injuries Experience

Employment Profile

Qualifications and Membership

  • BSc (Hons) Speech and Language Therapy, New Zealand (1993).
  • Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT).
  • Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
  • Computers in Therapy Clinical Excellence Network, South West.
  • South West Brain Injury Clinical Excellence Network, South West.
  • UK Acquired Brain Injury forum (UKABIF).
  • Maggie-Lee Huckabee Advanced Dysphagia Management training (2011).
  • Mark Ylvisaker Study Days (Managing complex issues following TBI) (2007 and 2008).
  • Michael Groher Study Day on Dysphagia Management (2007).
  • Academic and Clinical Symposium in Cognitive Communication Disorder (September 2018).

Career History



  • One-One Nursing for Challenging Behaviour of Patients with ABI in a Neuro-Rehabilitation Unit. P Carroll, D Adams, J Handley, L Russell, S Fleming, P Tucker (2011).

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