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Niamh Foy

Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy



Niamh is a Highly Specialist Physiotherapist, with over 10 years experience across a number of areas.


Niamh graduated from St Mary’s University with a BSc(hons) in Sport Rehabilitation in 2007, and subsequently competed a MSc (pre-reg) Physiotherapy from the University of Essex in 2010. Following this, Niamh completed a year of Junior rotations at both Southend NHS trust and Kings College Hospital.


In 2013, Niamh obtained a Senior rotational post at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore where she completed rotations in Orthopaedics, Pain Management, Spinal Cord Injury, Upper Limb, Musculoskeletal Outpatients, Orthopaedic Oncology and Amputees.


After completing her senior rotations, Niamh developed her career working as a Highly Specialist Physiotherapist for two years in Amputee/Prosthetic Rehabilitation at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. Following this, Niamh transitioned to the private sector at Princess Grace Hospital working as a Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist.


In 2019, Niamh joined Guys and St Thomas’s NHS Trust as a Highly Specialist Breast Oncology Physiotherapist, where she now works part-time alongside her lecturing role at St Mary’s University and private practice.


Areas of interest include shoulder dysfunction and physical activity during and after breast cancer treatment.

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