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We are delighted to announce that Christchurch Group has been selected as a finalist in the prestigious Health Investor Awards, which will take place in June in London. We have been selected in the category “Complex Care Provider of the Year” and are in the running alongside 5 other companies to win the award. We…

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This interview, with CEO Richard McKenzie, was published in February’s Healthcare Business magazine: Brain injury is the leading cause of death and disability worldwide; approximately one million people live with an Acquired Brain Injury in the UK.  Specialist neurorehabilitation services play a vital role in the management of patients admitted to hospital by taking them…

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Experts from Christchurch Group, which operates eight neuro rehabilitation services across the UK, are warning that generations X and Y are at an ever-increasing risk of stroke. NHS figures support this view, with the number of men aged 40 to 54 hospitalised after stroke hitting 6,221 last year – 46 per cent higher than in…

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The recent achievements of a specialist neurological rehabilitation service were highlighted when two senior managers were invited to speak at a Westminster briefing event. One of Christchurch Group’s rehabilitation centres in Lincolnshire was recently rated ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), placing it in the top 1% of healthcare services in the UK. The…

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Our rehabilitation service in Lincolnshire is considering starting an in-depth research project after seeing some fascinating results in patients following the introduction of a surprising new resident. Teddy is a 14-week-old cockapoo and for the last couple of months he has been going to work with his owner Sue, the Registered Manager of The Laurels…

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We had a fantastic day as a main sponsor of the UKABIF’s 9th Annual Conference at London’s Royal Society of Medicine earlier this week. The theme of this year’s conference was ‘Navigating the future for brain injury survivors: health, rehabilitation and beyond’. The conference explored innovations in assessment and rehabilitation, and looked at how cuts…

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Teddy, a 15-week-old cockapoo, is becoming a familiar face among residents and staff at The Laurels Neurological Rehabilitation centre, in Lincolnshire. Visiting four days a week with his owner Sue (who is the Registered Manager of the centre), he is the first dog to attend the rehabilitation centre and is undergoing training to become a…

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A highly experienced consultant and neurologist will be taking on a formidable challenge when he attempts the Frozen Continent Half Marathon later this month. Professor Mike Barnes, Clinical Director at Christchurch Group, will take on the mammoth challenge at 80 Degrees South, just a few hundred miles from the South Pole at the foot of…

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We are delighted to be a main sponsor of the UKABIF’s 9th Annual Conference, which will take place on 13th November at London’s Royal Society of Medicine. The theme of this year’s conference is ‘Navigating the future for brain injury survivors: health, rehabilitation and beyond’ and promises to be a stimulating day with a host…

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Staff at our neurological rehabilitation facility in Birmingham are celebrating after being accepted onto the coveted Headway Approved Provider scheme. Hunters Moor, which specialises in neurobehavioural and spinal injury rehabilitation and can accommodate up to 37 residents, is part of the award-winning Christchurch Group. The team had to undergo a robust on-site assessment, will have…

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