Jan Nicholson
Childrens Occupational Therapist/OT Lead

Jan is clinical lead for the South Derbyshire Community Paediatric Occupational Therapy team. Qualifying in 1983 she has worked with children with neurological and developmental difficulties for the past 34 years, most recently specialising in early years at Derby’s Ronnie MacKeith Centre.

Throughout her career she has been involved in a number of published research projects and was also engaged as a clinical lecturer on the local undergraduate GP programme. Over the years she has held a number of voluntary posts on local and national committees such as NAPOT (now CYPF), COT and Babtt. She has won three national awards related to her work and collaborated on a number of successful design projects.