The Council



Professor Fiona Rowe (Orthoptist)

Professor of Orthoptics and Health Services Research
Hon Professor of Orthoptics UTS

Waterhouse Building (B211)
University of Liverpool
1-3 Brownlow Street
Liverpool L69 3GL

Tel: 0151 7944956
Email: [email protected]


Past President 

Dr Andrew Bateman (Reader)

Director, NIHR East of England Research Design Service
School of Health and Social Care
University of Essex
Colchester CO4 3SQ

Tel:  07926 223203
Email: [email protected]



President Elect/Past Secretary

Professor Frederike van Wijck 

(Neuro Rehabilitation)

Glasgow Caledonian University
Institute for Applied Health Research
School of Health
Govan Mbeki Building
room A239
Glasgow Caledonian University
Cowcaddens Road
Glasgow G4 0BA

Tel: 0141 331 8967 
Email: [email protected] 


Senior Secretary

Dr Stephen Ashford (Physiotherapist)

NIHR Clinical Lecturer and Consultant Physiotherapist

Northwick Park Hospital 
Regional Rehabilitation Unit 
Northwick Park Hospital 
Watford Road 
Middlesex HA1 3UJ


Tel: 0044 (0)20 8869 2812
Email: [email protected]


Junior Secretary 

Dr Andrew Kerr (Physiotherapist)

Lecturer in Biomedical Engineering, Wolfson Centre

University of Strathclyde
106 Rotten Row
G4 0NW

Tel: 0115 823 0432
Email: [email protected]



Dr Lisa Shaw (Senior Research Associate)

Newcastle University
Senior Research Associate
Stroke Research Group
Newcastle University
3-4 Claremont Terrace
Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4AE

Tel: 0191 222 3826
Email: [email protected]


SRR Central Secretariat

Innervate Ltd

c/o Innervate Ltd
117 Waterloo Road, 
London SE1 8UL

Tel: 0203 479 5111

BSRM Representative

Professor Diane Playford

(Neurological Rehabilitation)

WMS - Social Science and Systems in Health
University of Warwick
Coventry CV4 7AL

Email: [email protected]


Council Members


Dr Ingrid Wilkinson Hart (Lead Physiotherapist) 

Wiltshire Community Team for People with Learning Disabilities (CTPLD)
CTPLD Health, Wiltshire Council, County Hall
BA14 8JN

Tel: tbc
Email: [email protected]


Dr Rachel Stockley (Senior Research Fellow,Physiotherapist)

BB445, Brook Building
School of Nursing
Preston PR1 2HE

Tel: 01772 894998
Email: [email protected]


Dr Sue Hunter (Senior Lecturer,Physiotherapist)                                   

Deputy Head SchoolResearch Lead (SHAR)
Mac 1.26
Keele University
Newcastle under Lyme
Staffs ST5 5BG

Tel: 01782 733809
Email: [email protected]


Dr Emma Patchwood (Stroke Association Post Doc Fellow, Psychologist)                                   

G704 Stopford Building
Div of Neuroscience & Experimental Psychology
Medicine and Health
University of Manchester
Oxford Road
Manchester M13 9PT

Tel: 0161 2753401
Email: e[email protected]


Current members of the Policy Sub Committee 2019:

Fiona Rowe (Chair)

Frederike van Wijck (Past Sec/Pres Elect)

Andrew Bateman (Past Pres)

Diane Playford (BSRM)


Current members of the Education Sub Committee 2019:

Frederike van Wijck (Chair)

Andy Kerr (Jnr Secretary)

TBC (Ordinary Member)