We are a group of curious individuals from various backgrounds. We share a strong commitment to building things together through good quality collaborative working. Our core group, below, meets monthly.

Ms Sam Armitage, Senior Occupational Therapist, Sheffield Children’s NHS Trust

Dr Bronia Arnott, Research Methodologist and Developmental Health Psychologist, Newcastle University

Ms Jemma Bell, Physiotherapist, Newcastle Hospitals

Ms Lelanie Brewer, PhD student, Newcastle University

Dr Laura Cutler, Health Psychologist, Newcastle University

Dr Oli Craw, Psychobiologist, Newcastle University

Dr Niina Kolehmainen, Senior Clinical Lecturer/Consultant AHP (Children), Newcastle University and Newcastle Hospitals

Ms Joanne Marshall, Senior Physiotherapist, Newcastle Hospitals

Ms Jennifer McAnuff, NIHR Research Fellow/Clinical Lead Occupational Therapist, Newcastle University and Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust

We also have a further network of fabulous colleagues with whom we work closely on a number of projects, including:

Ms Fiona Beyer, Evidence Synthesis Specialist, Newcastle University

Dr Nathan Bray, Research Fellow in Health Economics, Bangor University

Dr Rob Brooks, Course Director for Occupational Therapy, Leeds Beckett University

Ms Trish Doyle, Sister (Children’s Nurse), Newcastle Hospitals

Dr Joseph Manning, Senior Research Fellow, and Children’s Nurse, Nottingham University Hospitals, University of Nottingham, and Coventry University

Professor Tim Rapley, Professor of Applied Healthcare Research, Northumbria University

Professor Mark Pearce, Professor of Applied Epidemiology, Newcastle University

Dr Lindsay Pennington, Reader, and Speech and Language Therapist, Newcastle University

Ms Marilyn Poole, Senior Physiotherapist, Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust