WORKFORCE: A physiotherapist at University Hospitals Birmingham foundation trust is set to join the Great Britain women’s Olympic hockey team.

Emma Batchelor has been seconded from her role as a clinical specialist in physiotherapy with University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust to represent Great Britain in the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

Ms Batchelor said: “It is a great opportunity…The GB women’s hockey team is currently fourth in the world and, on home soil, have every chance of getting a medal in next year’s Olympics.”