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The Association exists

to develop, disseminate

and promote evidence

based best practice

in moving & handling.


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National Membership Secretary



Pam Sherliker




I am a registered Nurse with 32 years experience in Burns and Plastics, Medical and Neurological nursing in both Acute and Primary Care settings, and have been employed in the NHS as a Moving and Handling Advisor since 2004.


I have previously worked as a Health and Social Care Lecturer in Higher and Adult Education involving writing and teaching assessment and verification of programmes of study to Awarding body standards.


I attended Loughborough University and completed an MSc in 2010 and am a founder member of the MSc Alumni Research Forum.


My local NBE group is the Lancashire and Manchester Back Exchange which I chaired from 2012 until election in 2016 to the Executive Committee of NBE in the role of NW Regional Officer and then Membership Secretary.


Current role(s) and affiliations:


Moving and Handling Advisor, Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust








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