Ms. Nadine Spiteri Gingell qualified as a physiotherapist in October 1992 and worked as a physiotherapist with the Department of Health for 4 years, before going to the U.K. to obtain an MSc in Neurorehabilitation at Brunel University in July 1998. She also worked at a Neurodisability Hospital for 2 years, then came back to Malta in 2000.
Since 1998, Ms. Spiteri Gingell has worked exclusively with adult patients suffering from neurodisability and has only recently resigned from her post at Mater Dei Hospital as a Specialist Physiotherapist in Neurology in April 2011.
In April 2001, she was appointed part-time assistant lecturer at the Institute of Health Care. Her lecturing duties included some teaching to the nursing students regarding Moving and Handling for a number of years, and the modules of Neurorehabilitation for the physiotherapy students, which has been ongoing.
Ms. Spiteri Gingell is a member on the Board of Studies and on the Board of Examiners within the Physiotherapy Department in the Faculty of Health Sciences. Currently, she is now a full-time assistant lecturer at this Faculty, and is in the process of registration for a PhD at the University of Southampton in the U.K., where she has been offered a place as a doctoral student: her research topic involves the qualitative evaluation of the experiences of patients post-stroke.