Our Team

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Guy Kingston

Clinical Lead Physiotherapist

Guy originally had a background in Sports Physiology having graduated from the University of North Wales, Bangor in 2001. He then completed an MSc in Rehabilitation Science and Physiotherapy at The University of Teesside in February 2004. He spent three years with the Acute NHS Trust in Middlesbrough which nurtured his interest in musculoskeletal physiotherapy. During this time he also spent three seasons working as the Academy Physiotherapist for Middlesbrough football club which helped him pursue his interest in sports injuries.

In 2007 Guy moved down from the North of England, and began working in a private orthopaedic hospital before joining the MOD as a Senior Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist. Within this setting he treated various sports and work related injuries including some traumatic blast and gunshot injuries.

Guy joined Hatt Health & Movement Clinic in 2010 and has progressed from senior clinician to a clinical lead role. As part of this role he coordinates and supervises the training and in-service programme for the team. Guy also practices at Dauntseys school near Devizes and works very closely with the medical and sports staff to ensure optimum care of the students and teachers.

Guy has developed a special interest in lower limb and knee pathologies. Sports injuries and acute care of sportsmen and women continues to be an interest to Guy. He is very interested in golf rehabilitation and sport specific training. He is fully qualified to practice in acupuncture and continually updates his skills in this field.

Away from the clinic, Guy is a very sociable person who enjoys travelling, visiting friends and keeping fit, especially running. He is currently working hard to reduce his golf handicap and loves to visit the coast, where he enjoys camping and surfing.

You can see Guy at our Devizes clinic.

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Matt Walsh

Clinical Lead Physiotherapist

Matt qualified from the University Hospital of Wales, in Cardiff in 1999, and started work at Wycombe General Hospital where he gained experience working in the Respiratory, Orthopaedics, Neurology, and Musculoskeletal fields.

Since 2001 Matt has specialised in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy becoming our Clinical Lead Therapist in 2015.

Being a keen runner (with a few injuries himself) Matt has attended numerous running analysis and movement control courses to help improve his performance and prevent his injuries. Matt has used this experience to set up our running analysis clinic where he performs assessments - looking at your flexibility, strength and control alongside recording your running technique. From the information he obtains he is able to provide exercises and advice on how to improve your performance and help prevent any injuries.

Matt has further experience working within other sporting fields and spent 3 years as the Physiotherapist for Marlow RFC, and was the first team Physiotherapist for the Buckinghamshire representative rugby side.

Matt is also our ergonomic specialist treating any work related problems. This involves assessing patients in their working environment and providing exercises and advice to prevent any work related issues.

Outside of work Matt loves to travel, watch sport and has a particular interest in football and rugby. He is also a very proud father of 2 young girls and enjoys spending his time trying to keep up with them!

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Jill Westwood

Clinical Lead Physiotherapist & Pilates Instructor

Jill qualified from the Middlesex Hospital School of Physiotherapy in 1990. She started her working life at Milton Keynes General Hospital, where she rotated through all the clinical specialties for two years and then took a senior post in Outpatients and Orthopaedics.

In 1993 Jill moved into private practice and has spent her time working in multi disciplinary clinics with, to name but a few, orthopaedic specialists, osteopaths, chiropractors and podiatrists. Throughout her career, Jill has continued to attend numerous courses to update and expand her knowledge.

In April 2011 she and her partner embarked on a six month cycling expedition round the coast of Great Britain. Since then Jill has completed a Half Ironman Triathlon with a Full Ironman on the cards.

Jill has 27 years experience as a clinician and enjoys treating all musculo-skeletal problems from neck and back pain and dysfunction to sports injuries and everything in between. She has a particular interest in Myofascial Release (connective tissue release), and takes a number of exciting Pilates classes.

Outside of work Jill enjoys yoga, running, cycling, swimming, cooking, camping and music.

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Niamh Allen

Senior Physiotherapist

Niamh graduated from University College Dublin in 2014. Having grown up in Ireland, she decided to move across the Irish Sea to kick start her career in a busy private practice in Cirencester, where she spent two years building on her experience of musculoskeletal conditions.

In July 2016, Niamh moved to a London practice where she gained qualifications in both Acupucture and Pilates and started to specialise in the foot and ankle, and tendon and shoulder rehab.

After a very busy year, she decided to move away from the London buzz and set up in the beautiful Wiltshire where she joined Hatt's.

Having grown up by the sea, Niamh has competed in many open water events and has worked as a beach lifeguard. Now that she is living a bit further inland she has sampled lots of different sports to try and replace her coastal activities. She loves heading out on day trips exploring the area by foot, bike or water!

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Sam Reeves

Senior Physiotherapist

Sam qualified from Plymouth University in 2013 and went on to specialise in musculoskeletal and orthopedic outpatients working for the NHS across Devon and Cornwall.

Alongside the NHS, Sam worked with a professional basketball team providing treatment for injuries and court side support during games, as well as screening and preparing the athletes for the upcoming season.

After 3 years working in the NHS, Sam moved into private practice and then joined Hatt’s, allowing him to move back to his home town in Wiltshire.

Outside of work Sam enjoys playing sport, particularly football and basketball as well as going to the gym.

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Sarah Neate

Senior Physiotherapist

Before joining the company, Sarah was a patient at the clinic for an athletics injury. It was her experience with Hatt’s that inspired her to become a Physiotherapist.

Sarah graduated from Sheffield Hallam University where she gained experience in Stroke Rehab, Musculoskeletal Outpatients and Community and Paediatric Intensive Care.

Her passion for treating sports and musculoskeletal injuries lead her to intern at Sheffield and Rotherham Football Clubs. Here she worked with the first teams and gained valuable experience treating sports injuries and running rehab training programmes.

Outside of work, Sarah loves athletics and is excited to get back to training with Devizes Athletics Club and Team Bath AC. She also has a keen interest in cycling, tennis and swimming.

Rehab Team

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Danny Burke

Senior Pilates Instructor and Rehab Therapist

Danny graduated from UWE with a degree in Sports Conditioning. His rugby career took him to London where he discovered Pilates and which led to many years of working at various clinics, studios and sports teams, alongside physiotherapists and medical practitioners to help rehabilitate injuries and optimise movement.

Danny joined our team in April 2017 as a Senior Pilates & Rehab Instructor and we look forward to Danny bringing his knowledge and experience to further the Pilates & Rehab service.

Danny's main passions have always been food and sport. Now retired from rugby and having left London, he is pursuing golf and is always on the lookout for local restaurant recommendations.

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Isobel Collings

Massage Practitioner and Rehab Therapist

Isobel graduated in 2014 from UWE, Bristol with a BSc (Hons) degree in Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation. During her time at university she gained experience working with many sports teams.

Since graduating, Isobel has continued working with athletes and has supported the Great Britain Synchronised Swimming Team through training and competitions. Isobel has also worked as a carer in a respite care home for children and young people with disabilities, complex medical needs and challenging behaviours which she loved and found very rewarding.

Outside of work Isobel is a synchronised swimmer, competing both nationally and internationally. She enjoys being active and has recently taken up a new hobby – SUPing (stand up paddle boarding)!

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Dan Long

Rehab Therapist

Dan graduated from St Mary’s University,Twickenham with a BSc (Hons) in Sport Rehabilitation. His passion for rehab stemmed from working with Prince Harry and the Help For Heroes “Walk for the Wounded” expedition in the South Pole in 2013.

At University, Dan developed skills in a range of rehabilitation techniques such as hydrotherapy and shockwave therapy and gained experience working with the Millwall Football club, Great Britain Gymnastics and the London Marathon. He also worked as Rehabilitation Specialist for the Wooden Spoon Marauders and the Samurai International and Jamaica sevens team. After graduating, he went on to work for Trojans and Hampshire Rugby team.

Outside of work, Dan loves sport and music. He played for British Universities Premiership hockey whilst studying and used to play the Euphonium in the Hampshire County brass band, touring both nationally and internationally.

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Garrath Pledger

Lead Strength and Conditioning Coach

Garrath began as a professional golfer, gaining qualifications from the Professional Golfers Association and then playing full time on national tours for 2 years. Garrath then continued his development by starting a career in Personal Training gaining national qualifications and experience as a PT and Gym Manager before moving into teaching Personal Trainers himself for over 7 years.

During this time he came into contact with a broad range of people and developed a thirst for coaching at an elite level, gaining accreditation with the UK Strength & Conditioning Association in 2012. Garrath was fortunate enough to then gain a role within England rugby's women's development pathway as an S&C coach to the young, up and coming players. This led to an opportunity to take over as Lead S&C for England Physical Disability Cricket squad in 2015 which he continues to do and supports the squad at camps and tours around the world. A hugely enjoyable role with a rewarding group of athletes who inspire everyone they meet with their commitment.

Garrath is currently working through a Masters degree in Strength & Conditioning at St Mary's University in Twickenham, pushing his knowledge to the next level to support his career and the the people he works with.

Garrath enjoys all sports and has been a keen rugby player and volleyball player in the past whilst still maintaining his golfing skills when he can. He ran the New York marathon in 2007 and this combination of sporting background and coaching experience drives Garrath to inspire everyone he coaches to enjoy the benefits of a healthy, active lifestyle and push people to exceed their potential.

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Rob Cunningham

Clinical Lead Massage Practitioner

Rob gained his diploma in Sports Therapy in 2007 and has since achieved further diplomas in Advanced Sports massage and Hot Stones massage. He has worked at the clinic since June 2009, enjoys being part of a multi disciplinary team and has progressed to a senior massage therapist.

He has a very keen interest in Myofascial release and has attended numerous courses to develop his skills and knowledge on this subject. Rob is heavily involved in driving the massage team forward and also trains up any new massage recruits.

Rob is married and has two young sons who keep him very busy. He has always had a keen interest in sport, previously playing both football and cricket at a competitive level. He currently enjoys cycling and swimming which help him keep fit.

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Jonathan Cole

Senior Massage Practitioner

Jon has always had a passion for sport, exercise, and health. Following this passion he graduated with a degree in Sport, Health, Exercise and Nutrition in 2014 and then went on to obtain a Level 5 Diploma in Sport and Remedial Massage therapy in 2015 from the London School of Sports Massage (LSSM).

As a lover of sport he understands how frustrating an injury can be, which is why he chose to pursue his career in Therapy. Working within an experienced team to get people back to doing what they love suits him perfectly.

Jon has been with his partner for 7 years and is currently keeping busy looking to buy his first house and plan a wedding. He has always been a keen sportsman and has tried a wide range of different sports. Although, in the end always seems to come back to football.

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Isobel Collings

Massage Practitioner and Rehab Therapist

Isobel graduated in 2014 from UWE, Bristol with a BSc (Hons) degree in Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation. During her time at university she gained experience working with many sports teams.

Since graduating, Isobel has continued working with athletes and has supported the Great Britain Synchronised Swimming Team through training and competitions. Isobel has also worked as a carer in a respite care home for children and young people with disabilities, complex medical needs and challenging behaviours which she loved and found very rewarding.

Outside of work Isobel is a synchronised swimmer, competing both nationally and internationally. She enjoys being active and has recently taken up a new hobby – SUPing (stand up paddle boarding)!

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Amy Curran

Podiatrist

Amy's interest in Podiatry started after developing a knee injury while playing volleyball for the South West Junior Ladies Team. A successful podiatric treatment programme allowed her to return to playing her favourite sport and it was this experience that encouraged Amy to become a Podiatrist.

Amy graduated from the University of Southampton with a BSc (Hons) in Podiatry. While studying she developed an interest in foot and ankle arthritis and gained postgraduate experience as a research intern for Arthritis Research UK .

Outside of clinic, Amy loves to scuba dive abroad, socialise with friends and keeps active at spin classes. She hopes to join a volleyball team in Somerset and continue exploring her new home town of Bath.

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Paul Macaulay

Podiatrist

Paul knew that he wanted to be a Podiatrist from the age of 12 after having successful treatment for an achilles injury that got him back to playing cricket – a game that Paul is still passionate about. Paul graduated from the University of Southampton with a degree in Podiatry.

Between University and joining the Hatt clinic Paul spent a summer traveling India in a rickshaw whilst enjoying some of the traditional Indian cuisines.

In his spare time Paul plays a lot of tennis as well as cricket in the summer time. He also is a keen cook and likes to experiment with new recipes.

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Benn Boshell

Clinical Lead Podiatrist

Benn graduated from the University of Southampton in 2010 with a BSc (Hons) degree in Podiatry. He joined the team in June 2015 and has previously worked for the NHS as a Musculoskeletal Specialist Podiatrist at the Solent NHS Trust and in private clinics in London and Essex.

Benn has attended many post-graduate courses which has given him an extended scope of practice in diagnostic ultrasound, x-ray interpretation of foot and ankle pathology, injection therapies, shockwave therapy and experience in rheumatology clinics, and podiatric surgery. Benn completed a post-graduate Masters degree in Podiatry Surgery at the University of Brighton in 2016.

Outside of clinical time Benn is very sociable and enjoys visiting friends, attending music gigs and keeping fit at the gym. Benn is also a massive "foodie" so if you have any good restaurant recommendations be sure to send them his way.

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Benn Boshell

Clinical Lead Podiatrist

Benn graduated from the University of Southampton in 2010 with a BSc (Hons) degree in Podiatry. He joined the team in June 2015 and has previously worked for the NHS as a Musculoskeletal Specialist Podiatrist at the Solent NHS Trust and in private clinics in London and Essex.

Benn has attended many post-graduate courses which has given him an extended scope of practice in diagnostic ultrasound, x-ray interpretation of foot and ankle pathology, injection therapies, shockwave therapy and experience in rheumatology clinics, and podiatric surgery. Benn completed a post-graduate Masters degree in Podiatry Surgery at the University of Brighton in 2016.

Outside of clinical time Benn is very sociable and enjoys visiting friends, attending music gigs and keeping fit at the gym. Benn is also a massive "foodie" so if you have any good restaurant recommendations be sure to send them his way.

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Amy Curran

Podiatrist

Amy's interest in Podiatry started after developing a knee injury while playing volleyball for the South West Junior Ladies Team. A successful podiatric treatment programme allowed her to return to playing her favourite sport and it was this experience that encouraged Amy to become a Podiatrist.

Amy graduated from the University of Southampton with a BSc (Hons) in Podiatry. While studying she developed an interest in foot and ankle arthritis and gained postgraduate experience as a research intern for Arthritis Research UK .

Outside of clinic, Amy loves to scuba dive abroad, socialise with friends and keeps active at spin classes. She hopes to join a volleyball team in Somerset and continue exploring her new home town of Bath.

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Danny Burke

Senior Pilates Instructor and Rehab Therapist

Danny graduated from UWE with a degree in Sports Conditioning. His rugby career took him to London where he discovered Pilates and which led to many years of working at various clinics, studios and sports teams, alongside physiotherapists and medical practitioners to help rehabilitate injuries and optimise movement.

Danny joined our team in April 2017 as a Senior Pilates & Rehab Instructor and we look forward to Danny bringing his knowledge and experience to further the Pilates & Rehab service.

Danny's main passions have always been food and sport. Now retired from rugby and having left London, he is pursuing golf and is always on the lookout for local restaurant recommendations.

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Jill Westwood

Clinical Lead Physiotherapist & Pilates Instructor

Jill qualified from the Middlesex Hospital School of Physiotherapy in 1990. She started her working life at Milton Keynes General Hospital, where she rotated through all the clinical specialties for two years and then took a senior post in Outpatients and Orthopaedics.

In 1993 Jill moved into private practice and has spent her time working in multi disciplinary clinics with, to name but a few, orthopaedic specialists, osteopaths, chiropractors and podiatrists. Throughout her career, Jill has continued to attend numerous courses to update and expand her knowledge.

In April 2011 she and her partner embarked on a six month cycling expedition round the coast of Great Britain. Since then Jill has completed a Half Ironman Triathlon with a Full Ironman on the cards.

Jill has 27 years experience as a clinician and enjoys treating all musculo-skeletal problems from neck and back pain and dysfunction to sports injuries and everything in between. She has a particular interest in Myofascial Release (connective tissue release), and takes a number of exciting Pilates classes.

Outside of work Jill enjoys yoga, running, cycling, swimming, cooking, camping and music.

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Marilyn Percival

Senior Pilates Instructor

Having been active and sporty since childhood Marilyn graduated with a BSc Honours Degree in Sports Science in 2004 and then went on to qualify in a number of studio-based fitness disciplines such as Pilates and Vinyasa Flow Yoga.

Marilyn brings her knowledge of the human body and experience from over a decade of training Pilates to tailor every Pilates class to the attendee's needs, offering a truly bespoke experience. She has a warm and personable style and encourages confidence and individual progression.

Ever the student, Marilyn is passionate about continually developing her knowledge and experience of restorative exercise and training.

In her spare time, Marilyn spent two winters in Sainte Foy in the French Alps on ski seasons and loves being in the mountains and skiing. She has been Olympic weightlifting (for fun) for the last 2 years and her next ambition is to master surfing.

Patient Services & Office Team

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Sue Pothitos

Clinic Manager

Sue originally trained as a bilingual secretary before taking a career break to bring up her 3 children. She spent several years living in the Middle East and on her return joined Frome Physiotherapy in 1997.

As the clinic in Frome grew and was subsequently taken over by James and Amanda her role has grown too and as Clinic Manager Sue is now responsible for the smooth running of the clinics.

Although her family are now all grown up, married and with children of their own (Sue has 2 gorgeous grandaughters with another on the way) she continues to live in Frome with her husband and a very black and hairy labradoodle called Pickle which keeps her fit.

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Julia Cunningham

Patient Services Manager

Having previously worked as a Nursery Teacher for 16 years in a private nursery Julia wanted a change of direction after having her own two children and is really enjoying being part of our patient services team.

Most of Julia's spare time is spent racing around after her two very lively and energetic young boys, who tend to keep her very busy. She has just taken up running this year and just manages to fit a small run in a few times a week.

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Moira Thorpe

Patient Services Co-ordinator

Moira joined the team in August 2015 after a career break to take on the full-time role of bringing up two daughters. She originally owned a Floristry business in Norwich before a move to Wiltshire with her husband. Moira then worked at a specialist picture frame restorer (which included helping to salvage some of Windsor Castle’s fire-damaged frames). Moira joins our team bringing with her experience in customer services and accounting and administrative roles.

Moira dotes over all her pets (big and small) though regrettably has no room for the donkeys she would really like. But she supports the Donkey Sanctuary and adopts donkeys from a distance. Whether tending the beans on the allotment or scrambling along an airy ridge in Snowdonia, Moira is very much an outdoor person!

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Jo Taylor

Patient Services Co-ordinator

Jo joined the team in September 2016 after a career break to take on the full-time role of bringing up three daughters. In her previous career she was a software developer and a project manager from which she brings with her both customer focused and organisational skills.

When not at work Jo enjoys spending time with her family. A lot of this time is is spent taking her children to various netball and hockey matches and ballet lessons. Jo has also just taken up running again after a break and attends regular exercise classes.

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Melanie Good

Patient Services Co-ordinator

Melanie has had an exciting and varied career working in customer services, marketing and then 6 years in a primary school where she gained her degree and the ability to multi-task and think swiftly under pressure.

Melanie joined the Patient Services team in 2017, bringing her friendly, enthusiastic and helpful manner, along with her extensive skills and experience in customer service.

Melanie utilises her spare time taxiing her 3 teenagers around and preventing her Springbatt from eating things she shouldn't. She is a keen interior designer and healthy eater along with being an occasional runner and yoga/pilates dabbler.

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Joanna Davies

Patient Services Co-ordinator

Joanna previously worked in Customer Services in the insurance industry and as a supervisor in hospitality for many years, meeting & greeting customers and answering queries with a strong focus on customer satisfaction. Looking for a change of direction that made best use of her skills and knowledge, Joanna joined our team in 2017.

In her spare time Joanna loves reading her collection of cookery books and trying new recipes on her family. Being new to living in the countryside she loves going for walks and exploring Wiltshire's gems.

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Shelagh Clarke

Patient Services Co-ordinator

Shelagh was born in Aberdeen then ventured down south to Southampton. Her career as a city Estate Agent meant assisting many people over what is often a big and stressful financial decision making period. She also worked in a management role for a large independent Travel company. Becoming part of our Patent Services Team Shelagh is able offer a wealth of Customer Service experience.

Two years ago she and her husband made the bold decision to live their dream of owning a cottage in the countryside. Shelagh enjoys regular walks by the beautiful canals and cycling in the many country parks as well as visiting her three children in London, Portsmouth and Bristol.

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Sue Parker

Accounts

Sue joined the James Hatt team in March 2015 and now looks after all of our patient accounts.

Prior to this she worked within the customer service sector before moving into accounts 3 years ago.

When she is not at work Sue enjoys spending time with her family, walking her Cocker spaniel Daisy and attending weekly fitness classes.

She has a love of travel and when the opportunity presents itself you will usually find her on the first plane to Italy.

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Ardeshir Nasarwanji

Marketing

Ardeshir joined the team in November 2014 to bolster the marketing side at Hatt Health & Movement Clinic. With a background in manufacturing and business marketing, Ardeshir was looking for a career change to something more meaningful - and the healthcare sector was high on his list.

Originally from the hustling and bustling streets of Mumbai, Ardeshir spent a year completing his Masters at the University of Liverpool, and more recently has moved to Winchester where he lives with his wife and his daughter, Freya.

In his spare time, Ardeshir likes exploring the countryside with his trusted camera, occasionally stopping to sample local delicacies served up at cafes and pubs along the way.

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James Hatt

Director

James qualified as a chartered Physiotherapist in 1997 and worked full time in the NHS until 2003. He began part time private work in 2001 and moved on to set up Hatt Health & Movement Clinic, previously known as James Hatt and associates, in Devizes in 2003. As demand increased he subsequently set up clinics in Marlborough, Tidworth and Frome. He continued to work as a clinician specialising in orthopaedics and musculoskeletal medicine until 2011.

He now works as full time Clinical Director of Hatt Health & Movement Clinic and no longer runs a patient list. His role involves regular interaction with the clinical team of Physiotherapists, Masseurs, Podiatrists and Rehab therapists, constantly striving to improve the service and quality of expertise that his associates can offer to their patients.

James is driven to provide exceptional care and results at the clinic and has always envisioned offering a comprehensive musculoskeletal medical service under one roof, with immediate and easy access for patients. Additionally he is passionate about developing much better collaboration between general practitioners, consultants, therapists and patients, believing this is a sure way to maximise patient care and treatment outcomes.

Outside of work James has a busy family life and is married with a daughter in university. His family enjoy the outdoors and all types of physical activity, especially cycling and skiing.

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Amanda Hatt

Director

Amanda comes from a commercial business background and has over 16 years of Management, business development and customer service experience.

She began her career in customer service at littlewoods in the north of England in the mid 90s and fulfilled many managerial roles over the years before working as a general manager for an international mail order company in 2003.

In 2008 Amanda finally gave in to James request for her to come and join him in the running of the clinics.

Amanda is responsible for the day to day running of the business, customer satisfaction and management of the team. Her main interests are in business development, staff management and team building.

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