The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


Infectious diseases and travel medicine J20


Location:

  • Level 9, Gledhow wing, SJUH

Physiotherapy team:

  • Rebekah Metheringham

Contact:

  • Bleep 5265 OR
  • J20 - 0113 2069120

Common conditions seen:

  • Tuberculosis
  • Respiratory infections
  • HIV
  • C.Difficile infections
  • Malaria

Common physio amenable problems:

  • Loss of confidence and independence.
  • Loss of function and poor mobility.
  • Poor balance and falls.
  • Weakness.
  • Poor exercise tolerence and fatigue.

We see patients admitted via A&E from home and other hospital wards including intensive care and high dependency units. We work closely with patients, their family and all multi-disciplinary team members to optimise patient care.