Mary Brennan

Mary worked as a nurse at Stoke Mandeville from 1953Read more

Ida Bromley

Ida 'Brom' Bromley worked as a physiotherapist at Stoke Mandeville from 1954 until 1977Read more

Keith Delderfield

Keith started working at the Stoke Mandeville Sports Centre when it opened in 1969, eventually becoming Assistant Manager.Read more

Professor Sir Ludwig Guttmann

In September 1943, Dr Guttmann took charge of the Spinal Injuries Unit at Stoke Mandeville. Rehabilitation through sport was his method and so out of this competitions were held.Read more

Douglas Joss

Douglas started worked for Aylesbury Council and was seconded to help with the organisation of the 1984 Olympic Games at Stoke Mandeville.Read more

Robert King

Robert worked at the Stoke Mandeville Sports Centre and was heavily involved in the organisation of the 1984 Olympic Games.Read more

Eva Loeffler

Eva is the daughter of Sir Ludwig Guttmann. She trained as a physiotherapist and worked briefly alongside her father at Stoke Mandeville in the 1950s.Read more

Professor Wagih El-Masri

Wagih El-Masri came to Stoke Mandeville in 1971 and trained under Sir Ludwig GuttmannRead more

Joan Newton

Joan Newton was a nurse at Stoke Mandeville from 1948 to 1952, when she left to marry Harry who was one of the patients she had nursed on the spinal ward.Read more

Joan Scruton

Joan was Sir Ludwig Guttman's assistant at the Spinal Injuries Unit at Stoke MandevilleRead more

Dr John Silver

Dr John Silver first worked for Professor Sir Ludwig Guttmann at Stoke Mandeville in 1956 and then succeeded him as the director of the Spinal Injuries Centre.Read more

Jean Stone

Jean Stone worked as an occupational therapist in Scotland and worked with the GB and Scottish teams at Olympic and Commonwealth Games. She helped organise the 1984 Olympics at Stoke Mandeville.Read more

Dot Tussler

Dot Tussler started at Stoke Mandeville in 1982 and is now one of the longest-serving physiotherapists working at the hospital.Read more