Meet the Team

Gill Driver

Gill Driver - Lead Physiotherapist

Gill qualified in 1988 and has worked in both NHS and private sports injury clinics until setting up the Winchester Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic in 1996.

Gill heads the team of therapists and has developed the practice into the largest Private Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic in Winchester, taking referrals from all the local GPs and Orthopaedic consultants.

Gill's main special interest areas are sports injuries and spinal conditions.
Mary and Kayla

Mary & Kayla - Head Receptionists

Mary and Kayla manage our small team of receptionists and are responsible for the day to day running of the clinic. If they can be of any assistance please do not hesitate to ask.
Fiona Marsland

Fiona Marsland - Physiotherapist

Fiona qualified from Coventry University in 1990 and then undertook a further Masters Degree in manual therapy in 2004.

Fiona joined the clinic in 2008 having worked extensively in both the NHS and in private settings since qualifying.

Her special interests are musculoskeletal injuries, chronic pain management, aromatherapy and Massage and Soft Tissue Release.
Paul New

Paul New - Physiotherapist

Paul is a specialist sports Physiotherapist qualified to Masters Level and holds private clinics in Winchester & Stubbington. He graduated as a Physiotherapist from University of Southampton with a first class honours degree after spending 12 years with the Royal Navy as a Physical Training Instructor. He has previously worked within the National Health Service and the MoD as a senior Physiotherapist providing specialist rehabilitation to a wide variety of armed forces personnel. He has also worked with Portsmouth FC and extensively in private practice. Paul has completed a Masters Degree in Sports Physiotherapy at the University of Bath and has a special interest in treatment and management of sport and work related injuries.
Sarah Stephenson

Sarah Stephenson - Physiotherapist

Sarah graduated from the University of the West of England, Bristol in 1999.

She has worked in Basingstoke and Winchester hospitals for the NHS & has extensive experience of working with all types of musculoskeletal conditions. She has completed several modules towards studying for a Masters Degree in advanced Neuro-musculoskeletal Physiotherapy at the University of Hertfordshire.

Her special interests are spinal conditions and shoulder rehabilitation.
Julia Powdrill

Julia Powdrill - Physiotherapist

Julia qualified in 1999 from Kings College London and went on to work in two London teaching hospitals before moving into the private sector. She then worked for many years in Dubai where she specialised in the prevention and management of sports injuries, with a particular interest in running related injuries. She has also provided physiotherapy pitch-side and at many sporting events. Julia is now based in Winchester working with orthopaedic inpatients and orthopaedic / musculoskeletal outpatients. Julia practices manual therapy, acupuncture / dry needling and exercise-based rehabilitation and is a fully qualified Stott Pilates Instructor.
Rachael Ward

Rachael Ward - Sports Massage Therapist

Rachael joined the team at Winchester Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic in September 2017. She initially completed her BTEC in Beauty Therapy Sciences in 2009, paying special attention to the massage units. She recently qualified in Level 4 Sports Massage and is studying her degree in Sports Injury and Treatment at the University of Chichester.

Rachael has always been fascinated by the inner workings of the body, especially how the muscles work together to maximise athletic performance. She is a keen gym-goer and enjoys watching football, rugby and cricket.
John-Jay Mooney

John-Jay Mooney - Sports Massage Therapist

John-Jay joined the Team in 2021 as a Sports Massage Therapist having graduated from Solent University in 2019 with a sports science degree.

He is also involved in performance analysis and sports rehab and looking to study physiotherapy at masters level while working in the clinic as a sports massage therapist.
Piers Jennings

Piers Jennings - Physiotherapist

Piers studied at the University of Birmingham, graduating in 2012, and has experience working across a variety of private, NHS and sports settings.
Piers has a keen interest in treating sports injuries having previously worked with Southampton FC's academy, Barnes Rugby Club and King's College School in Wimbledon. He is a running, golf and racket sports enthusiast and enjoys helping his clients overcome injury by encouraging them to take an active role in their own recovery. He offers practical advice on rehabilitation, training and injury prevention, combining a personalised and structured rehab programme with manual therapy techniques, such as soft tissue massage, joint mobilisation and acupuncture.

We treat...

  • Sports Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Achilles Pain
  • Hip and Knee Pain
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Sports Massage Therapy
  • Neck Pain
  • Postural Pain
  • Shoulder Impingements

Opening Hours

Monday 9.30am - 8.30pm
Tuesday 9.30am - 7.30pm
Wednesday 9.30am - 5.00pm
Thursday 9.30am - 8.30pm
Friday 8.00am - 7.00pm
Saturday 9.00am - 12.00pm

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I would always recommend the clinic to anyone in need of assistance knowing they will be treated in the best possible way.


Very friendly and professional service which has been a great help to me over the years.


Lovely friendly staff, very helpful and full of knowledge.


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