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National Wheelchair Managers’ Forum: Krys Jarvis standing down

Krys Jarvis

PMG Conference 2022

11th to 13th July 2022 in Telford. Our annual conference provides an educational programme, industry exhibition and networking events for professionals working in the field of posture and wheeled mobility.

Executive Committee

  • Nathan Robson

    Nathan trained at the Oxford Centre for Enablement, and qualified and registered as a Clinical Scientist in 2016, specialising in Clinical Engineering. He has an MEng and MSc in Biomedical Engineering, and an MSc in Clinical Science. He is currently a clinical manager overseeing a number of wheelchair services.

    Nathan has worked filming the PMG conferences between 2014 and 2022, and was elected onto the Conference, Education & Communications committee in July 2017. He joined the Executive Committee as a trustee and vice-chair in October 2017, becoming the chair in May 2022.

  • Pamela Harper

    Pamela is retired from active medical practice, having worked in both rehabilitation medicine, care of the elderly and, more recently, as a medical advisor.  She has been a member of, and had a great interest in, PMG for many years, liaising between PMG and the Scottish Posture & Mobility Network (SPMN) prior to the merging of the two groups in 2012.

    As the last treasurer of SPMN, Pamela managed the financial amalgamation of the two organisations, and became treasurer of PMG in 2013. 

  • Helen Critten-Rourke
    Chair of Conference, Education & Communications committee

    Helen trained at St Loye’s School of Occupational Therapy in Exeter, qualifying in 1985.  She worked in adult and elderly mental health, environmental control systems assessment and design, then for 10 years in equipment and adaptation services.

    Helen moved into the field of wheelchair services in 2001, and worked up to the position of clinical lead. Having retired from the NHS in November 2020, Helen is now working freelance as a locum in wheelchair services, and has joined a team of trainers to provide education in wheelchair seating to a wide variety of stakeholders.

    Helen was a PMG trustee initially from 2011 to 2016, joining the conference planning team in 2011.  She has been chair of the Conference, Education and Communications committee since 2018, and became a PMG trustee again in 2020.

  • Susan Hillman
    Trustee (Research portfolio)

    Susan worked in rehabilitation engineering for more than 20 years, both in the NHS as a clinical engineer, and as a lecturer in higher education. Her career focus in rehabilitation covered posture and mobility, gait analysis, augmentative and alternative communication, assistive technology, and prosthetics & orthotics. In addition, she participated in a number of research projects, publishing over 25 peer-reviewed articles.

    In 2019 Susan decided to take her career in a new direction and, since early 2021, has been employed as a Research Assistant in Medical Statistics at Newcastle University. In this role she supports research into ageing, and the advancement of practice to improve the lives of older people.

    Susan became a PMG trustee at the 2017 Annual General Meeting in Cardiff, and holds the Research portfolio for the executive committee.

  • Lorna Tasker
    Trustee (Countries brief)

    Head of Rehabilitation Engineering, Morriston Hospital| Swansea 

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