Ms Mary Jane Cole

School: Allied Health, Midwifery and Social Care

Job Title: Senior Lecturer


Phone: 0208 725 2250

Location: 2nd Floor Grosvenor Wing, St George's Hospital.


Mary Jane has worked as a chartered physiotherapist in a variety of roles in several large London NHS Trusts including Barts and the London, Kings College and Queen Mary's Hospital, Roehampton (St George's NHS Trust).

Her area of particular clinical interest and expertise is amputee rehabilitation. In addition, she has a strong interest in student education and professional development.

Mary Jane joined Kingston & St George's in 2010 as a part-time senior lecturer, which she combines with private amputee rehabilitation and consultancy in this speciality.

Within the School of Rehabilitation Sciences she is currently jointly responsible (with Matt Zasada) for supporting practice education across the School. Together they co-ordinate and manage the practice education programme for pre-registration physiotherapy students (BSc and MSc) and provide ongoing support and development for practice educators, both whilst supervising pre-registration students and through practice educator study days.

Academic and professional qualifications

  • Accredited Clinical Educator (ACE), , University of Brighton and the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
  • MSc, Physiotherapy, University of Brighton
  • PgCert, Clinical Education, University of Brighton
  • Graduate Diploma, Physiotherapy, St Thomas' Hospital

Professional experience

  • 2010 - present
    Senior Lecturer and Clinical Co-ordinator, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, Kingston University and St George's, University of London

Research interests

Physiotherapy and amputee rehabilitation: pain management; upper limb loss; diabetes; models of rehabilitation. Practice education: preparedness for placement; the role of the visiting tutor; the student/practice educator experience.


Number of items: 1.

Conference or Workshop Item

Lewko, A., Ooms, A., Cole, M. J. and Hammond, J. (2015) Differences in current approaches to respiratory physiotherapy student practice education across Europe. In: World Confederation for Physical Therapy Congress 2015; 01-04 May 2015, Singapore, Singapore.

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