Lucy Gardiner MSc MCSP

Lucy Gardiner

School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences
Teaching Fellow, Physiotherapy

Lucy Gardiner is a teaching fellow in Physiotherapy, within the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences. She specializes in the cardio-respiratory field.  

Qualifications

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy

MSc Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy Studies 

Biography

Lucy Gardiner qualified as a Physiotherapist at Manchester Metropolitan University in 2010. She started her career in physiotherapy at Northampton General Hospital before moving to London and specializing in the cardio-respiratory field. Lucy has worked across the breadth of cardio-respiratory practice including critical care, cardiothoracic surgery, chronic disease management and rehabilitation. She commenced her MSc in Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy at University College London in 2016, which was completed whilst working in clinical practice. Lucy is passionate about the provision of evidence-based, holistic care and empowering patients to self-manage in an ageing, increasingly complex population. Her MSc dissertation explored the role of dance as an alternative form of exercise in pulmonary rehabilitation.

Lucy is a co-opted committee member of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Respiratory Care (ACPRC). She has been involved in the development of regional networks across the UK. Lucy is currently the ACPRC representative within the British Thoracic Society Pulmonary Rehabilitation Specialist Advisory Group (BTS PR SAG). 

Teaching

BSc (hons) Physiotherapy

MSc Pre-reg Physiotherapy

Respiratory Medicine - PGCert/PGDip/MSc

Research

  • Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation
  • Use of arts in healthcare
  • Health behaviour change
  • Multimorbidity
  • Cardiorespiratory physiotherapy education 

Other activities

  • Co-opted committee member of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Respiratory Care (ACPRC)
  • Current member of the British Thoracic Society (BTS) Pulmonary Rehabilitation Specialist Advisory group on behalf of the ACPRC
  • Bank Physiotherapist at University Hospitals Birmingham 

Publications

  • Clarke, J., Bendall, A., Douglas, E., Buckman, L., Cross, J., Ellum, S., Gardiner, L., Hashmi-Greenwood, M., Shannon, H., & Stiger, R. (2021) ACPRC: Statement and considerations for the teaching of airway generating procedures (AGPs) in higher education institutions during the COVID-19 pandemic. 53 (1) pp. 66-77.
  • Soundy, A., Hemmings, L., Gardiner, L., Rosewilliam, S., Heneghan, N., Cronin, K., & Reid, K (2021) E-learning communication skills training for Physiotherapy students; a two phased sequential mixed methods study. Patient Education and Counseling.
  • Gardiner, L., Alderslade, A., Butler, F., Graham, L., Harvey-Dunstan, T., Ingram, K., Lewko, A., Nolan, C., Owen, H., Pilsworth, S., Stewart, H., Swingwood, E., Wainwright, K., & Wright, C. (2020). Statement and considerations for the remote delivery of pulmonary rehabilitation services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of ACPRC (accepted/in press)
  • Soundy, A., Hemmings, L., Gardiner, L. Screening and supporting the mental health of student physiotherapists during the COVID-19 pandemic (2020International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 28 (1).
  • Gardiner, L., Shannon, H., & Osman, L. (2020) Dance-based versus conventional exercise in pulmonary rehabilitation: A retrospective service evaluation. Journal of ACPRC, 52 (1) pp. 38-50   
  • British Thoracic Society (2020) COVID-19 Information for the Respiratory Community Remote assessment: Pulmonary Rehabilitation Resource Pack

Lucy Gardiner, Laura Graham, Theresa Harvey-Dunstan, Claire Nolan (BTS PR SAG)

  • British Thoracic Society (2020) COVID-19 Information for the Respiratory Community Remote assessment: Pulmonary Rehabilitation Remote Assessment

Lucy Gardiner, Laura Graham, Theresa Harvey-Dunstan, Amanda McNaughton, Claire Nolan, Nanette Spain, Louise Sewell, Ioannis Vogiatzis (BTS PR SAG)

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