About Us

Ruth Ainley has been a Chartered Physiotherapist for 30 years, graduating from Bristol School of Physiotherapy in 1994 with a BSc Honours degree.
She has worked at most of London's prestigous world-class institutions including St Mary’s Hospital,Guys and St Thomas’, Royal Brompton,  and privately at the London Bridge, Cromwell and Wellington hospitals.
Ruth has specialised in respiratory physiotherapy for the last 25 years, treating a wide range of heart and lung conditions.
She is experienced in treating patients who are acutely unwell, in intensive care, supported patients who are unwell but prefer to be treated at home (hospital at home schemes) and those who are living with long term conditions.
Ruth has recently been back working for the NHS in Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust Hospital ITU and Rehabilitation wards, and Northwick Park Hospital High Dependency Unit during the COVID19 outbreak.
Ruth was an executive director on the inaugaural board of  Long Covid Physiotherapy and has spoken nationally and internally at conferences and on BBC Radio. She has presented a poster at JIVD Conference in Barcelona, and advocated for Motor Neurone Disease with NHS England.
She is a member of the British Thoracic Society, Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Respiratory Care.
Chartered Society of Physiotherapists (C.S.P 054823) and the Health Professions Council (PH48469)  http://www.hpcheck.org/lisa/onlineregister/MicrositeSearchInitial.jsp and has an enhanced DBS check
Ruth is a qualified First Response Emergency Care worker and works with St John Ambulance in her spare time, combining a passion for frontline healthcare and rugby.
Ruth also offers private First Aid services  through Promedicus.