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Physiotherapy alumna shares her career journey with the NHS

Physiotherapy alumna shares her career journey with the NHS

Published: 13 Mar 2023

Samantha Vincent

I chose Brunel because of its incredible reputation for developing top physiotherapists.

Samantha, Undergraduate, Alumni

Highly Specialist Pelvic Health Physiotherapist, NHS

Physiotherapy BSc - 2013

From UK

Previous Institution

The Douay Martyrs School - A Levels

Tell us about your career journey since you graduated…

I worked through junior physiotherapy rotations before specialising in MSK physiotherapy. From here, I completed postgraduate courses in my own time which enabled me to apply for my dream specialist role as a Women’s Health Physiotherapist. In 2016, I was given the role of Senior Specialist Pelvic Health Physiotherapist and have gone on to become a team lead from there.

What does a typical day at work involve for you?

Inpatient and outpatient specialist pelvic health physiotherapy.

What’s been the highlight of your career so far?

Becoming the team lead for the Pelvic Health team at Imperial Healthcare, and leading teaching sessions for both our team and the midwives. In addition to this I have guest lectured at Kings College University on Pelvic Pain for the Master’s students

How would you say Brunel helped you to get where you are today?

Brunel lecturers inspired me to work hard and be the best in my field, showing me that your personality is a big driver in who you want to be and where you want to get to. Let it shine!

Why did you choose to study at Brunel and why would you recommend Brunel to others?

Its incredible reputation for developing top physiotherapists.

What is your best memory of studying here?

The lecturers.

If you could give one piece of advice to new students, what would that be?

Be yourself!

What would be your top tip or advice for new graduates as they begin their career journey?

Follow your gut instincts!