IPOPs MSK Service
About Paula Deacon
Paula qualified as a physiotherapist in 1996 from Bristol University and has specialised in musculoskeletal physiotherapy for the past 18 years. She has worked both in the NHS and Private practice and currently works as the Clinical Lead for IPOPS in Staffordshire. She has a special interest in persistent pain and has undertaken MSc education in the Psychosocial Aspects of Chronic Pain. In 2011 she took a secondment to Project manage a newly commissioned Chronic Pain management service for South East Staffordshire.
Paula is particularly passionate about the implementation of Evidence Based Practice, and the provision of quality care to all patients is delivered by a competent, confident and skilled workforce. She is very active on Social Media and feels engagement in this is an essential component of sharing knowledge, research and opinions.
She also works as a Consultant Physiotherapist for the Seniors European Golf Tour.