Clinical Governance Lead
Vicki graduated in 2003 from the University of the West of England, Bristol and started her physiotherapy career in London at University College Hospital, before moving on to hold specialist orthopaedic posts at both the Royal London Hospital and Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust.
Vicki joined London Back Pain Clinic whilst based at Guy’s and St Thomas’, during which time she held the position of Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist for Orthopaedics.
Vicki is an expert in the management of patients with complex orthopaedic conditions and currently works as an Extended Scope Physiotherapist in the internationally-renowned Exeter Hip Unit at the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust. Vicki has completed additional training to request and utilise the results of specialist investigations including plain x-rays, blood tests, USS, CT and MRI scans to assist in the formulation of diagnoses and to plan patient management.
Vicki was awarded a Masters in Rehabilitation (Distinction) from St George’s, University of London in 2011 and her interest in research has continued post accreditation with ongoing publications in both medical and physiotherapy journals.
In collaboration with DePuy Synthes/Janessen Healthcare (part of Johnson & Johnson PLC), Vicki was a HSJ finalist in the Creating Sustainable NHS Providers category in 2013 and was the winner of the British Medical Association Patient Information Award for Innovation in 2014.
Vicki is a member of the Association of Trauma and Orthopaedic Chartered Physiotherapists (ATOCP) and was previously an active member of the ATOCP London committee.
Vicki is mainly responsible for clinical governance, managing outcomes and developing the research portfolio at London Back Pain Clinic.