Catriona Humphreys

Catriona Riches 

Cat graduated from Keele University in 2004 with BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy. She took up her first post at the Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust as a rotational junior physiotherapist. During this time, she gained valuable experience in many areas of physiotherapy. In 2007 she specialised into musculoskeletal physiotherapy and continued rotating through many areas of both in and outpatients of the acute Trust. In 2016 she took up a post working on the acute Health Care of the Elderly wards based at QMC.

Through her belief in evidence based care and involvement with projects at work she developed an interest in research and in 2015 Cat graduated from University of Nottingham with an MA in Research Methods having completed her dissertation titled “Risk of Falling in Community-Dwelling Older Adults with Venous Leg Ulcers”

She now works as an Evidence and Evaluation Specialist with the East Midlands Academic Health Science Network (AHSN), supporting projects across the region.

She is a firm believer in delivering care in a holistic manner and feels that supporting people in maintaining their independence and ability to continue with their day-to-day activities is an important part of her role as a physiotherapist.