Since qualifying in 1981, Karen has worked for seventeen years in the NHS. Fourteen years hospital-based, she held a Senior position for twelve years, covering Orthopaedics; Cardiovascular and General Surgery; Intensive Care and many more areas. She found her special interest was in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
For three years she worked as a Community Physiotherapist, still managing to continue with her special interest in Women’s Health. She implemented a Women’s Health Service which was recognised by the NHS.
Karen joined the team at South Bank Hospital with Bupa in 1998 and Spire Healthcare in 2007. She has a shared role; Team Leader for Inpatient Physiotherapy/Senior Physiotherapist Women’s Health.
Karen implemented and further developed a Women’s Health service since working at South Bank. She regularly attends courses to update her skills and techniques and is always looking for ways to expand and improve the service.