Karen Poole

Consultant Therapist (Rehabilitation)

Karen is a Consultant Therapist working within Rehabilitation for East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust. She has been a consultant since 2017 and is a physiotherapist by background.

She specialises in brain injury and the management of spasticity , and she is part of the ESHT AfterTrauma service. Karen is also leading the Rehabilitation Transformation strategy here at the Trust.

Alongside her roles within the organisation, Karen also holds clinical lead posts within our Sussex Integrated Care System in Stroke and Long Covid syndrome She is also the Director of Rehabilitation within the Sussex Trauma Network.

Karen is currently sharing her journey in rehabilitation transformation through a series of blogs and articles for the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy . These can be found here.