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Mrs Christine Parker
Mrs Christine Parker
Key Memberships
From January 2004 to September 2010.
Member of School: School of Health Sciences
From September 2011 to present.
From January 2004 to September 2011.
Full Member of Research Centre: Centres for Health Sciences Research
From September 2015 to present.
From September 2005 to August 2015.
Profile Summary
Christine has extensive experience as a physiotherapist  in the management of musculoskeletal disorders, particularly with complex rehabilitation cases in community settings and was the clinical lead for a growing and developing Interdisciplinary Pain Management Service in the North West.
 
She moved into teaching and research in 2005 and is now a Senior Lecturer at the University of Salford. She has developed a work and health focus in the undergraduate physiotherapy programme and is the joint programme leader for the MSc Occupational and Vocational Rehabilitation and its component modules.
 
Christine's research and enterprise interests centre around health, work and wellbeing; with a key focus on improving work-related rehabilitation in routine practice and enhancing the communication between healthcare and the workplace.
Key Qualifications
2010
Distinction
2007
Distinction
2001
Distinction
1996
1980
Distinction *3
Key Projects
2017
Apr
Evaluation of the RCOT / PHE funded Health and Work Champions Programme
College of Occupational Therapists, £9,963.00.
Principal Investigator: R Martin (29%). Co-Investigators: C Parker (28%), Y Prior (43%).
2011
Aug
Working Well Extension
Salford PCT, £26,124.00.
Principal Investigator: C Parker (50%). Co-Investigators: T Brown (30%), M Coffey (10%), L Dugdill (10%).
2011
Feb
Development of Working Well service for staff with MSD
Health Foundation, £10,000.00.
Principal Investigator: C Parker (70%). Co-Investigators: L Dugdill (20%), M Coffey (10%).
Key Presence
Honours and Awards
2015
Nov

Award for the Healthy Work Conversations project.

Team includes: Christine Parker; Rachel Martin; Tamara Brown; Jenny Ceolta-Smith; Ashley Weinberg.

In association with Greater Manchester Public Health Netw... more >>.

2015
Nov

Award for the Healthy Work Conversations project.

Team includes: Christine Parker; Rachel Martin; Tamara Brown; Jenny Ceolta-Smith; Ashley Weinberg.

In association with Greater Manchester Public Health Netw... more >>.

2011
Nov

The 'Working Well Team' (members (UoS) Christine Parker, Tamara Brown, Lindsey Dugdill & Margaret Coffey (UoSalford) & Vicki Dickens, Teresa Barrett and Krista Hopkinson (Salford Community health and Salford R... more >>.

Memberships of External Bodies
2010
Apr

Trustee for the VRA; Chair of the Professional Development Committee; member of the Continuing Education Group developing the VRA standards.

2007
Oct
Other Evidence of External Esteem
2013
Jan

Council representative for the VRA

2011
Apr