Physiotherapy team

Nick Ireland | Physiotherapy Manager

Nick qualified as a Physiotherapist from the University of Brighton in 2011.  He worked in the NHS for 3 years, specialising in treating in musculoskeletal conditions. He then worked in a private physiotherapy and sports clinic for 3 years, where he enhanced his skills in sports injuries and advanced rehabilitation. He joined BMI Chelsfield Park in January 2019 and was then appointed Clinical Services manager in September.   Nick now leads the department in maintaining their excellent satisfaction scores and ensuring all clinicians are highly trained and working within best practice guidelines. Nick continues to run clinics during the week around the running of the department.

Nick treats all areas of the body but has a particular passion for sports rehabilitation and still works in this field part time. His treatment skills include manual therapy, taping, electrotherapy, acupuncture, strength and conditioning and gait analysis.

Laura Allchorne | Senior Physiotherapist

Having graduated from Kings College University in 2004 Laura worked in the NHS for three years before moving into private practice at BMI Chelsfield Park Hospital. As a musculoskeletal physiotherapist, Laura treats a variety of problems including mechanical back pain, sports injury and post-operative orthopaedic surgeries. She is also qualified in reflexology which she uses as an adjunct to her physiotherapy treatments.

Sue Perry | Senior Inpatient Physiotherapist

Sue qualified from Guys Hospital in 1981 and worked there for 3 years before gaining a senior post at the Royal London Hospital. She transferred to work in the private sector in 1986. After a period of being out of the profession to raise a family, Sue returned to physiotherapy after completing a return to practice programme at Brighton University. She started work at Chelsfield Park in 2006 on the wards. Her main areas of interest are Orthopaedics and Bariatric Surgery.

Sue Bush | Physiotherapy and Clerical Assistant

Sue has worked at BMI Chelsfield Park Hospital for 10 years. Initially working in an administrative role before transferring to the physiotherapy department to computerise the appointment system and help organise the administrative side of the department. Sue then underwent clinical training as a Physiotherapy Assistant. She now assists with inpatient physiotherapists on the wards treating orthopaedic, spinal, gynaecological and bariatric patients. Sue is also a reflexologist.


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