Ms Nadine Manfred, BSc (Hons), PgDip Physiotherapy Image

Ms Nadine Manfred, BSc (Hons), PgDip Physiotherapy

Adjunct Lecturer


Nadine qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist (BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy) in 1998 and then completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy in 2005, both at Cardiff University. Nadine worked in South Wales as a Physiotherapist within the NHS, private sector and in sports for 17 years.

In 2015, Nadine moved back to Gibraltar and took up employment within the Gibraltar Health Authority as a Senior Physiotherapist. In 2020, Nadine was seconded to the post of unqualified lecturer at the School of Health Studies, Gibraltar Health Authority. During her time at the School, she has been involved in overseeing of the nursing and allied health professionals through their vocational training qualifications as well as teaching on the Access to Nursing and BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing programmes, at the University of Gibraltar.

Since her move to education, Nadine has completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice and obtained Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy. She is currently working on completing her Masters in Academic Practice.

Nadine has always been passionate about lifelong learning and development of health professionals to allow them to work to the top of their licence. She feels fortunate to be able to combine her love of health and education in a way that better serves society. Learning is like housework, it is never done, and she hopes to inspire her students to follow a path of lifelong learning, an essential characteristic of a nursing and allied health professional.


The Person with a Musculoskeletal Disorder in Peate, I and Wild, K (3rd edition) Nursing Practice Knowledge and Care. Wiley Oxford. (Chapter 34)