Community Stroke Hub: Who we are

Site Management:

Rebecca Fisher, Stroke Association Senior Lecturer, University of Nottingham & Stroke Rehabilitation Work-stream lead NHSE&I

Fiona Jones, Professor of Rehabilitation Research, St Georges University of London & Bridges

Kelly Francis, Operations Manager, Bridges

Rachel Stockley, Senior Research Fellow, University of Central Lancashire

Rebecca Palmer, Reader in Communication and Stroke Rehabilitation, University of Sheffield

Lesley Scobbie, Stroke Association Clinical Lecturer, Glasgow Caledonian University

Nicola Hancock, Lecturer in Physiotherapy, University of East Anglia

Lisa Kidd, Reader in Nursing and Care, University of Glasgow



Deborah Lowe, NHS National Clinical Director for Stroke & Consultant Stroke Physician and Geriatrician

Marion Walker, Professor of Stroke Rehabilitation, University of Nottingham

Joanne Howe, PhD student, University of Nottingham

Julie Duncan-Millar, University of Glasgow

Leanna Dennis, Northamptonshire Community Stroke team

Gemma Hayden, Rotherham Stroke Rehabilitation team

Tracy Walker, Clinical Lead (Community) GM Operational Delivery Network

  • Bridges is a social enterprise that exists to make a difference to the lives of people who live with acute and long-term conditions, by working with teams from health, social care and the third sector, to define and deliver best practice in self-management support.

    You can reach us on 020 8767 7343 or email