Committee

The 2019/20  Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Orthopaedic Medicine and Injection Therapy (ACOMPIT) Committee are as follows: 

 

 

Mr Dave Baker BSc (Hons) MSc.

Chair

Dave Baker qualified as a Non-medical Prescriber in 2008. Subsequently, Dave held a post at City University teaching on MSc Modules including Medicines Management, Pain and Analgesia, and Non-Medical Prescribing. He continues to work as visiting lecturer on various HEI post-graduate courses and is an honorary lecturer at Brunel University. A presenter at the CSP Congress 2010 and 2015 on Non-medical Prescribing in Primary Care and a member of the CSP's Medicines Management Advisory Group, Dave received recognition for his contribution in CSP's successful bid for the professions right to train as Independent Prescribers and was involved in the national media launch.

Dave has a special interest in diagnostic ultrasound and qualified as a musculoskeletal sonographer in 2011. Since then Dave has incorporated diagnostic ultrasound and ultrasound-guided injections into his daily practice. Dave was recently appointed for a 3-year post as a specialist advisor to NICE’s interventional procedures programme. Dave is Clinical Director of Complete Physio Limited and Complete Injections - a London based chain of sports injury and MSK Clinics. Dave has specialist interest working with dancers and performing arts and is the physiotherapist for National Centre of Circus Arts. Dave has been chairman of ACPOMIT since 2017.

 

 

Mr Gareth Evans BSc (Hons)

Vice-Chair

Gareth is an experienced MSK physiotherapist and sonographer. He have an extensive background working in; NHS musculoskeletel services, sport, and private practice.  Gareth currently works in the Bromley MSK service as an advanced practitioner and team lead. His role involves; delivering dedicated diagnostic MSK ultrasound, and guided injection clinics, contributing to service audit and evaluation, and supporting the development of the physiotherapy and Advanced practitioner team. 

 

 

Mr Rishi Navsaria BSc (Hons) MSc.

Continual Professional Development and Education Officer

Rishi works as an Advanced Practice Physiotherapist at Homerton University Hospital Foundation Trust. As part of his role he undertakes ultrasound guided injections, diagnostic ultrasound and is a non medical prescriber.

He is also a Senior Lecturer teaching Musculoskeletal Injection Therapy and Advanced Clinical Practice at The University of Hertfordshire.

Andrew Pontin

 

Mr Andrew Pontin BSc (Hons)

Treasurer

Andrew is a senior physiotherapist with a special interest in orthopaedic medicine and injection therapy.

 

 

Mr Stuart Wildman BSc (Hons) MSc.

IT Officer

Stuart Wildman is an Extended Scope Physiotherapist at the Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation trust and Consultant Musculoskeletal Sonographer at The Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust. In both of these roles he performs ultrasound guided injections.  He is also an honorary lecturer at Brunel University London. 

He is significantly involved in musculoskeletal ultrasound training in the UK. He founded The Ultrasound Site in 2013 to provide online educational resources and  ultrasound courses. The Ultrasound Site now has a partnership with Brunel University London to deliver a CASE accredited PG Cert in MSK Ultrasound . He represents The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy as a member organisation of CASE (Consortium of Accredited Sonographic Education) attending regular meetings to discuss educational programs and standards within the UK.

He is also a board member of  EPADU (The electrophysical agents and diagnostic ultrasound group).

He has spoken at several national and international conferences.