Rachael Bewes

Rachael Bewes

  • 01202 962803
  • rbewes at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Lecturer In Physiotherapy
  • Royal London House R601, Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, BH1 3LT
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I qualified as a chartered physiotherapist with BSc(Hons) in 1999 and worked extensively in London at basic and senior grade, with a special interest in rehabilitation and intensive care. MSc studies in Rehabilitation at Oxford Brookes University developed advanced skills in all aspects of the rehabilitative process and I completed primary research into the assessment of the unstable shoulder. These studies were integrated with neuromusculoskeletal specialist physiotherapy role within Oxfordshire NHS community Trust. I have completed post graduate studies in advancing practice: specialist manipulative physiotherapy at Birmingham University and qualified as a member of the Manipulative Association of Chartered Physiotherapist in 2008. I have worked in private practice in Bournemouth and Southampton since 2007, joining Bournemouth University as a lecturer on the undergraduate BSc(Hons) physiotherapy programme in 2008. I have taught widely on the Physiotherapy undergraduate programme, participating in three curriculum reviews...



Profile of Teaching UG

  • Skills for Therapy Practice
  • Physiotherapy Portfolio Unit 3
  • Physiotherapy Portfolio Unit Orientation
  • Physiotherapy Portfolio Unit 1
  • Outpatient Rehabilitaiton


  • An Interactive tool to develop Clinical Reasoning Skills in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy (Fusion, 01 Sep 2017). Completed
  • Statistical modelling and logistic regression using Stata (Santander PGR Mobility, 16 Dec 2016). Completed
  • An investigation into the use of inertial sensors to quantify upper limb joint position sense. (Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists, 30 Sep 2013). Completed


  • BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy (University of Liverpool, 1999)
  • MSc in Specialist manipulative physiotherapy (University of Birmingham, 2007)
  • MSc in Rehabilitation (Oxford Brookes University, 2008)
  • PGCE in Higher Education (Bournemouth University, 2009)


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