Physiotherapy Department – Healthcare Professionals

(Family / guardian – please access more detailed information by following the links – Departments  – For Families –Clinical Services – Physiotherapy)

Physiotherapy Department

Temple Street Children’s University Hospital

Temple Street

Dublin 1

Tel.: (01) 878 4563

Email: ei.hu1537812300c@ypa1537812300rehto1537812300isyhp1537812300

Opening Hours:

Monday – Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm

Closed 1pm – 1.30pm (1.00pm -2.00pm Wednesdays)

Mission Statement

Placing the child & family at the centre of all care

TSCUH Physiotherapy Department a stable, well- motivated, flexible, highly skilled team, is committed to providing holistic, evidence based, quality assured, and effective services in a compassionate, friendly & fun environment.

Physiotherapy is a healthcare profession which sees human movement as central to the health and well-being of individuals.  Physiotherapists identify and maximise movement potential through health promotion, preventive healthcare, treatment & rehabilitation. 

  • TSCUH staff are Chartered Physiotherapists’ with specialised extended qualification.
  • Physiotherapists’ core skills include manual therapy, therapeutic exercise, musculoskeletal and cardiorespiratory fitness assessment, electro physical modalities & patient education.
  • Physiotherapists have an appreciation of biological, psychological, cultural and social factors influencing the health and wellbeing of their clients.
  • The Department has close professional lines of communication with TSCUH Consultants, MDT colleagues and academic partners.

 

PHYSIOTHERAPY TEAM

  • Physiotherapy Manager – Ruth Creighton
  • Physiotherapy Reception – Conor Keyes, Kasha Hayden
  • Physiotherapy Assistants– Deirdre Winston / Megan Farmer

Respiratory Team

  • Kathryn Gilleese, Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist

Neuromuscular

  • Marie Hynes, Senior Physiotherapist

Cystic Fibrosis

  • Claire Trotter, Senior Physiotherapist

Neurosciences Team

Neurosurgery

  • Marie Morgan, Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist

Neurology / Neurodevelopmental

  • Anthea Seager, Senior Physiotherapist OPD
  • Andrea Lane, Senior Physiotherapist

Spina Bifida

  • Chris O’Brien, Senior Physiotherapist

Metabolic

  • Sinead Schofield, Senior Physiotherapist

Musculoskeletal Team

Musculoskeletal

  • Pending appointment, Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist
  • Helen Riordan, Senior Physiotherapist
  • Lisa Enright, Senior Physiotherapist

Rheumatology

  • Kelly Robinson, Senior Physiotherapist

Plastics

  • Caitriona Conneely, Senior Physiotherapist
  • Zita McAlister, Acting Senior Physiotherapist

Paediatric Obesity / W82GO programme

  • Nicola Sheridan, Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist
  • Lucinda Case, Senior Physiotherapist

Rotational Physiotherapists

  • David McCrea
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