New clinical educator on-board with WheelAir to help enhance training for commercial network
Glasgow-based WheelAir has appointed experienced occupational therapist Susie Turnbull to the role of clinical educator as the company continues to implement its clinical strategy.
Qualifying as an OT in 2000 and specialising in spinal cord injury rehabilitation where she enjoyed 14 years at the National Spinal Injuries Centre, Susie’s vast experience includes holding positions in the NHS and as an independent practitioner.
Having also achieved a Masters in Design Research for Disability in 2006, WheelAir’s new clinical educator will now combine her extensive experience and passion for a good idea to help improve lives for people with disabilities, says the company.
Susie will now be focused on furthering the development and implementation of the company’s clinical strategy as it continues to promote the medical benefits of reducing heat and moisture build-up for wheelchair users.
In particular, the role will see her building on microclimate research and fully understanding the effects of overheating and over-sweating on wheelchair users, with the research being advanced through partnerships with universities & hospitals which will be presented at conferences worldwide.
“We are confident that the vast knowledge Susie has built-up will translate in stronger company resources and further assist us in training our commercial network” stated the company.
Established by Corien Staels in 2016, WheelAir was the first temperature control system designed specifically for wheelchairs, enabling self-regulation of the body temperature through convection, conduction and evaporation heat loss.
Initially entering the market with its cooling cushion, WheelAir recently launched its next generation of products at this year’s Rehacare, along with revamped branding and a new website.
The new range features a number of new options for different seating requirements, including partnering with rigid back wheelchair providers, custom moulded seating suppliers and powerchair manufacturers to pre-install its cooling system for end-users.https://thiis.co.uk/new-clinical-educator-on-board-with-wheelair-to-help-enhance-training-for-commercial-network/https://thiis.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/susie-turnbull-OT-wheelair-clinical-educator.jpghttps://thiis.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/susie-turnbull-OT-wheelair-clinical-educator-150x150.jpgNew to the TeamNewsroomSupplier NewsTrade Newsconferences,hospitals,Masters in Design Research for Disability,microclimate research,National Spinal Injuries Centre,Occupational Therapist,OT,Susie Turnbull,universities,wheelAIRGlasgow-based WheelAir has appointed experienced occupational therapist Susie Turnbull to the role of clinical educator as the company continues to implement its clinical strategy. Qualifying as an OT in 2000 and specialising in spinal cord injury rehabilitation where she enjoyed 14 years at the National Spinal Injuries Centre, Susie’s vast...Calvin BarnettCalvin Barnettcalvin@thiis.co.ukAdministratorTHIIS Magazine