2018 – MSc Neurological Physiotherapy, Coventry University
2007 – BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, Coventry University
Rachel Love is the Programme Lead for the MSc Physiotherapy (pre-registration) programme in the faculty of Health, Education and Society. Rachel gained her BSc (Hons) in Physiotherapy at Coventry University and went on to practice clinically within the NHS, as a rotational physiotherapist in an acute hospital, before specialising in the area of neurology. Rachel has 10 years of experience working with patients with long-term neurological conditions within a community and clinic setting, predominantly those who have parkinsons and multiple sclerosis. Rachel completed her MSc in Neurological Physiotherapy and the MSc dissertation explored the patient perspective of neurological physiotherapy within the community setting.
Rachel accepted her first Lecturing post at Coventry University in 2019 and gained an interest in practice placements, simulation and module design for physiotherapy programmes.
Rachel joined the University of Northampton in 2020 to write and develop the new MSc Physiotherapy (pre-registration) programme, which received many commendations during the validation process. She brings a contemporary approach to programme design, a wide knowledge of practice placement opportunities, experience within simulation and 12 years clinical experience to the University of Northampton.