Meet the Kyrle House team

Hereford Osteopathic Practice

Leone Booth

Leone Booth BSc. MSc.
Registered Osteopath






After Leone graduated in 2001 from the European School of Osteopathy, she worked in Clinics and surgeries in New Zealand, Hong Kong and London. She completed her Masters in Paediatric osteopathy in 2006, and had trained to teach clinical Pilates in both a one to one and group environment. She treats both adults and children and after two years of private practice in Hereford is happy to join the team at Kyrle House.


Tom Johnston BA M.Ost
Registered Osteopath   







After graduating from Swansea University in 2017, Tom practised in several clinics throughout the UK before joining Kyrle House. He uses hands-on treatment together with lifestyle advice and therapeutic exercises to help patients find and maintain good health. Further, he has a keen research interest in the multidisciplinary management of Chronic Pain in older adults and is the author of an osteopathic children's book.

Hereford Physiotherapy & Acupuncture Clinic

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Tim Holt Grad Dip Phys Dip Sports Phys
Chartered Physiotherapist
Principal, Hereford Physiotherapy & Acupuncture Clinic 


Tim qualified from The Joint Services School of Physiotherapy in 1983, whilst serving in the army. He was posted to Hereford in 1987 and soon became involved with local sports teams. Tim left the Army in 1990 to establish his private practice and also lectures on sports injuries for the Football Association & the National Coaching Foundation. Tim has also been working within the NHS at the Herefordshire Musculo-Skeletal Clinic since 2000.

Helen Fishlock

Helen Fishlock BSc(Hons) Physiotherapy
Chartered Physiotherapist




Helen qualified at the University of Wales College of Medicine in 1998. She has worked in Shrewsbury, Oswestry and Hereford, in a variety of settings including hospitals and GP practices. She specialises in the treatment of musculo-skeletal problems.

Emily Peebles BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy HCPC CSP
Chartered Physiotherapist

Emily joined our team in August 2019. She qualified at Cardiff University in 2018. She has since worked in a variety of settings including hospitals and within the community. She specialises in the treatment of musculo-skeletal problems.

Stephen Heptinstall MSc MCSP

Stephen Heptinstall MSc MCSP PhD
Chartered Physiotherapist




Stephen qualified in 1987. In 2000 he gained his MSc in pain management from Cardiff University. He has worked in a number of settings including the Nuffield Hospital, Hereford United and as a clinical tutor for the football association. He also works locally within the cardiac rehabilitation, specialising in the treatment of angina.

Neurophysiotherapy Rehabilitation

Ellen Green

Ellen Green MSc. Grad. Dip. Phys.
Chartered Physiotherapist: Tel: 07971 217 915



Ellen qualified from The Wolverhampton School of Physiotherapy in 1988, and completed a Master's Degree in neuro-rehabilitation in Cardiff in 2000. She established her private practice a year later, joining Kyrle House Practice in 2003. Ellen treats and manages various neurological conditions such as stroke, multiple sclerosis, head injury and vestibular rehabilitation. Ellen is registered with the Health Professions Council

Dr. Tim Barling Dip MS Med

Dr. Tim Barling Dip MS Med
Musculo-skeletal Physician Tel 07854 144 555 

Tim is a Retired General Practitioner who worked in Spinal and General Orthopaedics with Mr Vic Seal for fifteen years before specialising in musculo-skeletal medicine. Tim joined with Robert Blackburn and Tim Holt to set up the NHS based Herefordshire Musculo-Skeletal Clinic in 2000.

Dr. Bridget Scott BM BcH Lic Ac

Dr. Bridget Scott BM BcH Lic Ac
Traditional Acupuncture Tel: 07818 023 178


Bridget is a qualified G.P. specialising in Acupuncture since 1981. She is registered with the British Acupuncture Council. Chinese medicine (of which Acupuncture is a branch) is a complete system of diagnosis and treatment and as such is able to treat a wide range of conditions.

Rowena Gomery

Rowena Gomery UKPC Reg & Snr. Accredited MBACP

Tel: 07770 940 128


Rowena has 30 years of experience in this field both in London and Hereford and offers counselling and psycotherapy as part of our team. She works with individuals and couples.

John Jennings

John Jennings CST-T MCSS
Craniosacral Practitioner

Tel: 07392 162292



I trained with the Upledger Institute Ireland in Advanced Craniosacral Therapy, SomatoEmotional Release, and Craniosacral Paedatrics. I have a Diploma in Anatomy & Physiology. I have also trained in Reiki, becoming a Reiki Master in 2006. I am a Registered member of the CranioSacral Society I founded The Hayward Clinic in Co Cork in 2004 which became one of the busiest caniosacral clinics in Ireland. I ran my practice from there until returning to the UK for family reasons in March 2020, just before lockdown, and joined the Kyrle House Practice in August when lockdown was lifted. Most conditions I treat are pain related, but there many others, such as vertigo, IBS, fuzzy thinking, anxiety and stress, that present regularly. Mother and baby issues, before, during and after pregnancy form an increasing part of my work.

Jo Song

Jo Song A.P.N.T
Therapeutic Massage



Jo is qualified in both Therapeutic and Swedish massage,anatomy and physiology. A registered member of The Association of Physical and Natural Therapists, she has been working at Monmouth Natural Health centre since 2007, also teaching Tai chi movements for well-being. Therapeutic Massage can help with a wide range of conditions from tight muscles and stiff joints, back, neck and shoulder problems, headaches and sciatica to anxiety and stress.Clients also have massage to maintain good health or for nourishing relaxation.

Ruth Busbridge 

Ruth is qualified in Tuina Chinese Massage (2020) and Acupuncture (2021).  She is registered with the Acupuncture-Acutherapy Council and works at Kyrle House and also in Ledbury.  She uses tuina, acupuncture and electro-acupuncture to treat a wide range of conditions including painful muscles and joints, lower back pain, sciatica, frozen shoulder, plantar fasciitis, fibromyalgia and also internal conditions such as headaches, stress, digestion problems, and menopause symptoms.

Acupuncture sometimes requires a degree of undressing.  Tuina massage is done through clothing, so please wear or bring something loose or stretchy and comfortable.