Nina is a speech and language therapist, who has worked in the NHS for 16 years and currently works in the Long Term Conditions team at Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham within the Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.
Having gained her BSc (hons) in Speech and Language Pathology and Therapeutics, from the University of Central England, she went on to get her masters in Palliative care, from Nottingham University.
As a member of the multidisciplinary team for the MND care centre in Nottingham for 12 years, Nina has published multiple papers on swallowing difficulties and saliva management. She is now working on a voice banking project, to help people with MND record their own voices for future use in communication aids.
Nina has also presented at the National MND Conference and in her spare time, volunteers as secretary within the Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.
“This guide is a practical and useful resource about eating and drinking with MND. The recipes are also good – and fun too.”
Nina Squires, speech and language therapist