Inpatient Head & Neck Speech & Language Therapy Team Lead, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.
Jo qualified as a Speech and Language Therapist at City University, London in 2004. She currently leads the Inpatient Head & Neck Speech & Language Therapy Team at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham where she was worked since 2009. She previously held specialist posts in Voice & Neurology at a number of hospitals throughout the West Midlands.
With her background in Voice Disorders, Jo is particularly interested in restoring function to patients who have undergone a total or partial laryngectomy and has completed advanced training in the rehabilitation of speech and swallowing post laryngectomy. Jo also works with patients with complex airway issues in critical care and leads the Speech & Language Therapy Team at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Regional Burns Unit. Jo has presented at a number of conferences, is involved in undergraduate training and the education of specialist colleagues in altered airways and surgical voice restoration.