Let us introduce our team in Newquay - please click on our team members to learn more about them
Becky Duncan - Practice Principal/Neurological Specialist
Following qualification as a Physiotherapist from Leeds Metropolitan University, Becky initially worked at St James's University Teaching Hospital becoming a senior Neuro-Physiotherapist, developing services for neurological patients. She has worked in Cornwall for over 10 years both in the NHS, as the Clinical Specialist for Stroke and Neurology and privately, as the Principal Physiotherapist at Helston and Neurological Physiotherapy Practice. Becky, along with her husband Rodger, set up Helston and Neurological Physiotherapy Practice in 2010 to provide specialist physiotherapy locally. This includes working closely with charities such as Parkinsons UK and the MS Society to help support patients living in Cornwall. She has also developed the Cornwall and Plymouth Functional Electrical Stimulation Outreach Clinic from The National FES Centre based in Salisbury Hospital, in partnership with the NHS. Becky is a Saebo trained practitioner which assists Stroke patients to recover their arm movement and function. Her extensive experience enables Becky to provide highly skilled assessment and treatments to both neuro and musculoskeletal conditions.Becky continues to strive to bring effective treatment and symptom management techniques to the practice through working in partnership with national providers of rehabilitation, injury management and research. This ensure that the practice offers forward thinking and effective treatment approaches.
Liz Meakin - Associate Neurological Specialist
Liz qualified as a physiotherapist from the University of the West of England (Bristol) in 2004 and prior to that qualified as a Sports Therapist from the University of North London. Liz worked as a physiotherapist at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust for 9 years, where she gained rehabilitation experience in many clinical specialities and settings, in particular neurology, complex rehabilitation and amputees. Liz also lectured at King's College London and specialised as the Neurology Team Lead at St Thomas' Hospital. Since then, Liz moved to Cornwall and has worked for 3 years as the Clinical Lead Physiotherapist at Marie Therese House Neurological Rehabilitation Unit, Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust.Liz is highly experienced in promoting active lifestyles and treating patients with new onset and long term conditions. Liz joined Helston and Neurological Physiotherapy Practice in 2016 where she combines her extensive physiotherapy knowledge and skills with her background in sports therapy to provide positive and effective rehabilitation.
Libby Schofield - Associate Neurological Specialist
Libby Schofield has been a Physiotherapist for over 10 years and holds a Masters in Physiotherapy from Griffith University, Australia. She has a special interest in muscles and the fascial system to treat pain, stiffness, limited movement or altered sensations. Libby has just returned from Italy having completed her Level 3 Diploma in Fascial Manipulation® under the Stecco Team to become one of only a handful of therapists in the UK qualified in this technique.Libby has a unique set of skills which enables her to assess and treat both acute and chronic injuries as well as Cancer patients who may be experiencing pain or reduced movement.
Louise Watson - Practice administrator
Louise joined the newly opened Prow Park Practice in October 2017 as our administrator. Louise has successfully run her own business in Newquay since moving to Cornwall from Belfast in 2010. Prior to that Louise had a 12 year career at Coca-Cola where she had a wide range of jobs including Receptionist, Sales representative, Merchandising and Promotional, and finally Customer Service Centre Manager Northern Ireland.