We're an innovative bunch...

We’re a team with different skill sets but focussed on the same goal: Create Effective, User-friendly and engaging clinical software.

Company Director & Founder

Cathal Malone

Cathal is the company director of MSKnote and is the lead project manager for MSK assist. He has been involved in musculoskeletal healthcare for approximately 17 years and developing digital solutions for over 5 years. His extensive clinical, NHS and IT systems experience are the primary driving force for the development of MSK assist to become a truly effective tool to help patients, clinicians and musculoskeletal services.

Business Manager

Sally Hardcastle

Sally has many years of both clinical and managerial experience. This experience is invaluable as she understands what is truy required for a clinical business to run effectively. Sally continues to assist with project managing the development of MSK assist and leads the social media for the business and it’s component on the patient platform.

Lead Project Developer

Tim Simms

Tim has extensive experience in software development and has a special interest in developing platforms that help reduce staff costs through improving IT infrastructures and systems. Tim’s extensive experience and knowledge has been instrumental in the effective development of the MSK assist’s clinician, service and patient facing prototypes.

Senior Developer

David Alekna

David is an enthusiastic and focused personality who has a clear, logical mind with a practical approach to problem solving. His great eye for detail, enjoyment in overcoming challenges and his love for clean + reusable code, pixel perfect and beautiful design makes him a perfect match to the MSKnote team.

Clinical Consultant

John Coppin

John is the clinical lead for Sussex Community Foundation Trust’s Musculoskeletal Interface Service, providing NHS clinics across coastal West Sussex. He gained an MSc in Rehabilitation Science and has post graduate qualifications in joint and soft tissue injections and musculoskeletal ultrasound.

Clinical Consultant

Lucy Lewin

Lucy is a clinical specialist in upper limb musculoskeletal conditions for Sussex Community Foundation Trust’s Musculoskeletal Interface Service. She gained an MSc in Musculoskeletal physiotherapy, is a member of the Musculoskeletal association of Chartered physiotherapists and has post graduate qualifications in joint and soft tissue injections.

Clinical Consultant

Chris Mercer

Chris is a Consultant Physiotherapist for Western Sussex Foundation NHS Trust since January 2003. He is the clinical lead for musculoskeletal physiotherapy and the spinal triage clinic. He is also research and audit lead for therapies.

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