CLAHRC Fellow 2016
Catherine qualified as a Physiotherapist in 2000. She led the in-patient medical physiotherapy team at Addenbrooke’s Hospital before joining the Cambridge Breathlessness Intervention Service in 2009. She teaches breathlessness self management strategies to patients with intractable breathlessness irrespective of diagnosis. Catherine has a keen interest in dysfunctional breathing and its management, including using the Buteyko Method of breathing retraining. She runs Buteyko Teacher Training Courses for healthcare professionals and is the current Chair of the Buteyko Breathing Association. Catherine has co-authored on articles and clinical guides regarding development of a breathlessness service and non-pharmacological management of breathlessness. She continues to work in the main Addenbrooke’s Hospital at weekends, providing acute respiratory physiotherapy to the adult and paediatric wards and intensive care units.