Heather Stewart

Course Leader, BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy

School of Health Sciences

Brook Building, BB124

+44 (0) 1772 89 4926

Heather has been course leader of the BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy for three years. Her clinical background is in the cardio-respiratory field of physiotherapy, having spent the majority of her clinical years working with chronic respiratory patients, and on the Intensive Care Unit at Blackpool Victoria Hospital.

Full Profile

Heather has been working in undergraduate physiotherapy education since December of 2001. Her area of specialism is cardio-respiratory physiotherapy, but she has a keen interest in reflection and reflective practice, and the student experience of learning through clinical practice.

Heather has worked with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy on the development and implementation of an e-portfolio, as well as other continuing professional development activities with the society.

Heather has worked closely to maintain and develop links with physiotherapy colleagues in Finland.


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1990 - Grad Dip Phys, Queen Elizabeth School of Physiotherapy Birmingham

2004 - MSc in Health Practice, University of Salford

2006 - Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education, University of Central Lancashire


Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

Registered Physiotherapist with the Health Professions Council

Teaching Activities

Responsible for teaching across the physiotherapy undergraduate course.

Admissions tutor

Course leader