Meet the team – Osteoarthritis Clinic

Our Osteoarthritis Clinic, based at the Fitzpatrick Referrals Orthopaedics and Neurology referral practice in Eashing, Surrey, is run by a team of dedicated professionals who all share their expertise to ensure a comprehensive and multi-modal approach to osteoarthritis is available to your clients and patients – all managed under one roof.

Meet the team

Cameron Black Clinical Research Officer at Fitzpatrick Referrals

Laura Collins Orthopaedic Clinic Nurse Practitioner, Fitzpatrick Referrals

Cameron Black

Clinical Research Officer

Cameron graduated from the University of Glasgow in 2008 and worked in general practice for four years before entering research to pursue an interest in stem cell biology and regenerative medicine. Cameron completed a PhD investigating the characterisation and application of musculoskeletal stem cells in human tissue engineering before joining Fitzpatrick Referrals in 2017.

Alongside Professor Noel Fitzpatrick, Cameron leads on the design and implementation of stem cell based regenerative therapies available through the Osteoarthritis Clinic.

Laura Collins

Osteoarthritis Clinic Nurse Practitioner

Laura has worked at Fitzpatrick Referrals since 2016 as a Registered Veterinary Nurse on our prep team – working in anaesthesia and surgical nursing. She worked as part of Professor Noel Fitzpatrick’s team before joining the Osteoarthritis Clinic as Nursing Practitioner.

Laura works closely with veterinary surgeons Cameron and Pete within the clinic and is usually involved in any sedations or anaesthesia that Osteoarthritis Clinic patients have.


Fiona Doubleday Rehabilation Team Leader at Fitzpatrick Referrals



Fiona Doubleday
BSc (Hons) MRes RVN

Rehabilitation Team Leader
Fiona graduated as a Chartered Physiotherapist in 1994 and worked in the NHS and in private sports clinics until 1997. Fiona underwent post-graduate training to specialize in physiotherapy for animals in 1997 and was based in Hampshire, although it took her all around the country to study alongside different vets and physiotherapists. Once qualified as a Cat A ACPAT Veterinary Physiotherapist, Fiona developed her own successful animal physiotherapy practice for many years and indulged her craving for more knowledge by travelling to the USA on several occasions to attend specialist courses in neurology and neuro-orthopaedic practice.

Having worked with Professor Noel Fitzpatrick since 1998, she joined Fitzpatrick Referrals in 2007 when the practice in Eashing opened. She took on the role of Rehabilitation Team Leader in September 2012. Fiona now enjoys a mix of clinical and non-clinical work, leading the team of physiotherapists and hydrotherapists.

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