Listen to the history of physiotherapy in Aotearoa New Zealand through the personal stories of notable physiotherapists.
Fran talks about her work in London and Auckland before being involved in establishing the new school in Auckland (Auckland University of Technology) and some of the challenges the school faced in its first 20 years. Read more
Frank talks about four generations of physiotherapists in his family, training after the war, and working in the South Island. Read more
In this joint conversation, Gail and Joy explore their own backgrounds in physiotherapy, particularly their work establishing the New Zealand Society of Physiotherapists (now PNZ) and some of the key political events affecting the profession over the last 30 years. Read more
Gay talks about her training in Dunedin and work in Wellington, before moving into respiratory care and her experiences working in asthma education. Read more
Gay talks about her training and early work in cardiac rehabilitation and the Phoenix Club in Dunedin, the Hanover Pool and moving to Christchurch. Read more