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Paul is a Chartered Physiotherapist with a broad range of clinical experience primarily within the field of musculoskeletal (MSK) practice in a variety of clinical settings ranging from semi-professional sport to the NHS. He has held  the position of Clinical Lead Physiotherapist in Lower Limb at local NHS Foundation Trust and has been a senior MSK Physiotherapist at 3 large NHS Organisations. He has extensive experience of acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions in the following clinical areas - Orthopaedic Gymnasium; Shoulder Rehabilitation; Chronic Pain; Spinal; Hands & Plastics and Pilates. He also has a breadth of clinical experience across the breadth of physiotherapy practice in the following clinical areas; Orthopaedics (Elective & Trauma); Paediatrics; Acute Neurology; Acute Medicine; Stroke Rehabilitation; Respiratory Care; Intermediate & Community Care. He continues to work clinically in addition to his academic work. 

He has been a previous representative for the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP).

Paul has worked with in consultation with local and national clinical stakeholders in designing new academic provision around advanced practice (AP) and emerging roles within physiotherapy practice such as First Contact Physiotherapy Practitioner (FCP) where he is the co-programme lead.

Paul continues to practice clinically in the field of musculoskeletal practice in the independent sector.


Musculoskeletal physiotherapy, emerging roles within advanced practice, healthcare practice placements


Teaching interests

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, physiological sciences, health promotion, cardiorespiratory practice

Professional activities

  • 01-JAN-00: Newcastle University - BSc (Hons)
  • 01-JAN-04: Sydney, Australia - Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
  • 01-JAN-08: University of Bradford - BSc (Hons)
  • 01-JAN-17: University of Bradford - MSc
  • 01-JAN-20: Anglia Ruskin University - PG Cert Learning & Teaching (Higher Education)

  • Member of The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, Professional Body
  • Health & Care Professions Council Registered, Regulatory body

  • 01-JAN-19: Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence (CATE)

  • Programme Lead PG Cert First Contact Physiotherapy Practitioner (MSK)


TitleOutpatient services post-COVID-19: a paradigm drift or shift? (2020)
AuthorsEdwards, L; Millington, P; Gill, P; & Millington, J
JournalBritish Journal of Health Care Management
PublisherMAG Online
TitleHealthcare practice placements: back to the drawing board? (2019)
AuthorsMillington PM, Hellawell MR, Graham C, Edwards L
JournalBritish Journal of Health Care Management
PublisherMAG Online