We are working hard to be recognised as the nation’s leading provider of professional therapy services. We are always on the look for employees, associates, and consultants and that help us achieve our our vision of providing high quality services.

Business Leadership

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Kevin Parry

Chief Executive Officer

Kevin founded Manchester Physio with John Bowden in 2007. Since then Kevin has gone on to add many more health and therapy brands to the Tx Group’s portfolio. Kevin earned a BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy from Manchester University in 2005. In the role of CEO Kevin combines his clinical experience with his business intuition to develop the highest quality therapy services for clients throughout the UK.

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Steven Parry

Chief Design Officer

After leaving Coventry University in 2004 where he studied Graphic Design Steven developed keen interest in front end web development. Steven has overseen the development of over 500 therapy brands. Steven has been instrumental in the creation of all brands of the Tx Group. Steven oversees a team of web developers, graphic designers, illustrators, photographers and videographers and is responsible for all aspects of the Tx Group’s digital assets.

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John Bowden

Chief Operating Officer/Clinical Director

John completed a BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy from Manchester University in 2005. Having worked both as a physiotherapist in the NHS and as a Case Manager for HCML John entered private practise. Since then John has pioneered therapy services in the UK by developing evidence based treatments for adults and children with a range of disabilities. John oversees the day to day ongoing operations of the Tx Group. John is also the Clinical Director and ensures all services delivered, utilise the latest evidence base.

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Ria Porter

Director of Human Resources

Ria joined the Tx Group in 2012. Ria is a graduate of Psychology from Manchester Metropolitan University and holds a Level 5 CIPD qualification. Ria oversees all HR related issues across the Tx Group brands.

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Milda Taraseviciute

Digital Project Manager

Milda joined Tx Group in 2015. Milda is a graduate of Advertising and Brand Management from Manchester Metropolitan University. Milda is currently responsible for digital project management, account management, social media and marketing for all Tx Group brands.

Clinical Leadership

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Cathy Field

Lead Physio.co.uk Therapist

Cathy joined Tx Group in 2012. She is a graduate of Physiotherapy from Manchester Metropolitan University. Cathy started her career as a physiotherapist in 2006 at Ghana Football Club. Cathy is currently a lead therapist at Physio.co.uk and works with Neuro patients as well as oversees the rest of the neurological rehabilitation team.

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Kate Hindley

Lead Physiolates Instructor

Kate joined Tx Group in 2012. Kate holds a degree in Physiotherapy from the University of Salford as well as qualifications in Sports Massage and APPI Pilates. Kate started her career as musculoskeletal physiotherapist at a private health care provider before joining Physio.co.uk as a physiotherapist. Currently Kate is a senior therapist and lead Pilates instructor for Physiolates.

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Natalie Shingfield

Lead CIMT Therapist

Natalie joined Tx Group in 2010. Natalie is a graduate of Manchester Metropolitan University and started her career in 2005 at University Hospital Aintree. Natalie has specialised in the treatment of neurological conditions in both adults and children since 2007. Natalie currently leads the neurological therapy service in our Liverpool area and also specialises in CIMT.

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Katie Emmett

Manager of Personal Training / Massage

Katie joined Tx Group in 2014. Katie has a degree in Sports and Exercise Therapy from Leeds Beckett University. Katie started her career as a gymnastic coach at Hyndburn Sports Centre in 2007 and later in 2012 she joined the massage.physio.co.uk and Fierce Fit team. She is currently a lead massage therapist at massage.physio.co.uk and manager at Fierce Fit.

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Bethany Parkin

Lead Chiropody Therapist

Milda joined Tx Group in 2015. Milda is a graduate of Advertising and Brand Management from Manchester Metropolitan University. Milda is currently responsible for digital project management, account management, social media and marketing for all Tx Group brands.

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Rachel Johnson

Paediatric Occupational Therapy Team Leader

Rachel joined the Tx group in 2018 as the head Occupational Therapist for OT for Kids. She has a MSc and Bsc(hons) in Occupational Therapy and is an advanced practitioner in Ayres sensory integration therapy. She previously worked for North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare in Stoke on Trent as an Occupational Therapy Clinical Specialist. Rachel is now a team leader for OT for Kids.

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Jennifer Roche

Paediatric Speech and Language Therapy Team Leader

Jen joined SLT for Kids as Clinical Lead Speech and Language Therapist in 2018 with 13 years’ experience working in the NHS with children with speech, language and communication needs in schools. Jen’s clinical specialism is working with children and young people who stammer and she graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2015 with a Master of Research which focussed on adolescent stammering.

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Kate McNally

Trinamics Service Lead

Kate joined Tx Group in 2015 as a massage therapist. Kate started her career following her undergraduate studies in Sport and Exercise science in 2013 from Leeds Beckett university. Her love of strength and conditioning and injury prevention later lead Kate to further her studies in physiotherapy from MMU and she now works as part of Tx Group MSK physiotherapy team. Currently Kate is a manager and lead therapist at Trinamics.

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Niamh Gilligan

Specialist Paediatric Dietitian

Niamh joined Tx Group in 2016. Niamh is a graduate in Dietetics from University of Ulster. Niamh started her dietitian career working in the NHS as a rotational dietitian. Niamh later moved to Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital to work specialise in paediatric dietetics. Currently Niamh is the lead dietitian at ‘Kids Feeding Team’ where she oversees a multidisciplinary team of therapists including dietitians, psychologists, occupational therapists and speech and language therapists.

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Ali Shepherd

Lead SLT UK Therapist

Ali joined Tx Group in 2016. Ali has a degree in Speech Pathology and Therapy from Manchester Metropolitan University. Ali started her career as communication support coordinator at Stroke Association and provided a support service for families and individuals who have been affected by stroke. Ali is currently a lead speech and language therapist at SLT UK.

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Sarah Ward

Assistant Educational Psychologist

Sarah joined Tx Group in 2016. Sarah is an assistant educational psychologist who has an MSc in Cognitive Neuroscience and Specific Educational Needs. Sarah has worked as a SEND teaching assistant, English teacher and private tutor before becoming an assistant educational psychologist. Sarah was part of the development team for EHP. Sarah’s main roles include; interventions, liaising with parents, carers and professionals, and co-ordinating services to help children and young people lead happy, healthy and fulfilled lives.

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Dr. Rachael King

Educational and Child Psychologist

Rachael is passionate about taking a holistic approach to ensure that children and young people are happy, safe and ready for life’s challenges. Her work is centred on using psychology to promote positive change for children, young people and their families. She believes in focusing on the strengths of individuals and exploring their world view through a variety of approaches. She has also carried out research and lectured at the University of Manchester and Salford University.

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Amanda Bowden

Neurological Clinical Lead

Amanda joined Tx Group in 2007. Amanda completed her degree in Physiotherapy at Salford University in 2004. Amanda started her career as a physiotherapist in the NHS in Stockport and specialises in Neuro-rehabilitation for adults. Currently Amanda is a lead Neuro physiotherapist for Tx Group.

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Chris Bowden

Lead Orthotist / Prosthetist

Chris joined the Tx Group in 2013. Chris has a degree in Orthotics and Prosthetics from the University of Salford. Since graduating Chris has built up a wealth of experience in both NHS and private practice. He runs clinics across the North of England. Chris is passionate about orthotics and is always looking to update the service with the latest innovations. Chris is now a clinical leader of Orthotics and Beast Prosthetics.

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Kerri Fleming

Care Co-ordinator & Mental Health Nurse

Kerri is our specialised eating disorder nurse. She moved to the UK, from Ireland, back in 2014 to work and specialise in eating disorders. She is passionate about helping people transition through recovery and be there to support them. She has trained in London and Manchester and helped in setting up The Bridge since 2017. She enjoys travelling, meeting new people and is interested in almost all sports.

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Louise Rigby

Senior Project Manager

Louise Joined Tx Group in 2015 shortly after graduating from the University of Central Lancashire with a degree in Sports Therapy. Louise works alongside a team of multidisciplinary therapists to provide evidence based massage therapy. Currently Louise is the senior project manager at ‘TXOH’ where she oversees service development and the deliverance of high quality occupational health services from a team of multidisciplinary healthcare professionals.

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Ruth Greenall

Paediatrics Clinical Lead

Ruth joined Tx Group in 2018. She holds a Physiotherapy BSc (hons) degree from the University of Salford and is a qualified primary school teacher (PGCE - Early Years) with a Masters in Education. Ruth worked as a rotational Physiotherapist for Salford Royal Hospital Trust completing a number of Paediatric rotations before becoming a teacher. Currently Ruth works as a lead Paediatric Physiotherapist at Tx Group.

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David Harvey

MSK Clinical Lead

David joined Tx Group in 2012. David graduated with a Physiotherapy degree from the University of Manchester in 1999. With extensive experience David is clinical lead and acts as a consultant therapist for complex cases at Tx Group. He also acts as an expert witness in medico-legal actions involving physiotherapists.

Developing future leaders

We are working hard to be recognised as the nation’s leading provider of professional therapy services. We are always on the look for employees, associates, and consultants and that help us achieve our our vision of providing high quality services.

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