Contacts

RISCI is formed of multidisciplinary interested parties working within Spinal Cord Injury Centres

Click the names to send them an email. Click the Spinal Centre text to go to the corresponding website

Whether you are an individual with a SCI or healthcare professional, feel free to get in touch

The Committee Members (2023)

Chair
Ian Benson
Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist, NSIC, Stoke Mandeville

Vice Chair 
Mark Bevan
Senior Respiratory Specialist/Non-medical lead for Ventilation Management Lead Therapy, Southport

Communications

Becky Dytor
Advanced Physiotherapist, Oswestry

Website Manager
Ian Benson
Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist, NSIC, Stoke Mandeville

Secretary

Becky Dytor
Advanced Physiotherapist, Oswestry

Treasurer 

Sophie Narwarski

Outreach and Community Liason Team Lead, Stanmore

Other important people representing their units
In alphabetical order of their host hospital
colloquial name;

Belfast

Dublin

Siobhan O’Driscoll 

Spinal Liason Nurse

Niamh O’Donovan 

Clinical Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

Dr Éimear Smith

Consultant in Spinal Cord Injuries

Glasgow

Laurie Duffy 

Specialist Nurse in Respiratory Care / Domiciliary Ventilation

Middlesborough

Leanne Scully 

Therapy Service Lead for Neurosciences and Spinal Care

Oswestry

Becky Dytor
Advanced Physiotherapist, Oswestry

Pinderfields

Rookwood

Salisbury

Kathryn Harris
Highly Specialist Respiratory Physiotherapist

Sheffield

Andrew Wortham

Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist

Southport

Mark Bevan
Senior Respiratory Specialist/Non-medical lead for Ventilation Management Lead Therapy, Southport

Aimi Forrest 

Spinal Injuries Ventilation and Weaning Specialist

Sarah Morgan 

Speech and Language Therapist

Stanmore

Sophie Narwarski
Outreach and Community Liason Team Lead, Stanmore

Kate Roberts 

Senior Specialist Physiotherapist

Stoke Mandeville

Ian Benson
Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist

Sharon Leigh

Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist