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This year’s United Kingdom Acquired Brain Injury Forum (UKABIF) Clinician of the Year is Kiera Stevenson, an Occupational Therapist (OT) who works at Woodlands, Christchurch Group in York. The Award was announced at the UKABIF 8th Annual Conference which took place in London earlier this month. Kiera’s patients are recovering from brain injuries and neurological conditions,…

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From today until Christmas Eve, the Christchurch Group Christmas Elf is visiting hospitals across the country to spread some Christmas cheer! We’re visiting over over 50 hospitals in the North East, Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Shropshire and Birmingham, Lincolnshire, Northampton, Bedford, Milton Keynes, Oxfordshire, Wiltshire, Berkshire and surrounding areas. We’ll visit neurological rehabilitation and stroke wards,…

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Christchurch Group Clinical Director, Professor Mike Barnes will discuss the therapies, life-changing outcomes and cost savings available to complex patients following brain and spinal injuries, strokes and a wide range of neurological conditions including MS, Pick’s Disease and Huntington’s. The free event is open to NHS Commissioners, GPs, clinicians, therapists, solicitors, case managers and members of the…

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Christchurch Group has been shortlisted as a finalist in the LaingBuisson Awards 2016. The LaingBuisson Awards recognise and celebrate industry excellence and innovative services in the public, private and third sectors. Christchurch Group Neurological Rehabilitation is a finalist in the Clinical Services – Rehabilitation category, which highlights excellence in the provision of out of post…

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Kiera Stevenson is a Senior Occupational Therapist and Dance Movement Psychotherapist at Christchurch Group. Kiera has a BSc Hons in Occupational Therapy and a MA in Dance Movement Psychotherapy, as well as being a Clinical Educator for Occupational Therapy. Based at Woodlands in York, Kiera facilitates patient assessments and therapy sessions, supporting individuals with everyday…

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Rehabilitation Assistant Nikki Palmer from Christchurch Group’s Hunters Moor centre has been shortlisted for the West Midlands Great British Care Awards 2016. The Great British Care Awards are a series of regional events throughout England and are a celebration of excellence across the care sector. They pay tribute to those individuals who have demonstrated outstanding excellence…

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Dr Faraz Jeddi has joined the team at Orchard House in Oxfordshire. Since 2011, Dr Jeddi has held the post of Consultant in Neurological Rehabilitation at the Royal Berkshire Hospital NHS Trust. His special interests include long term brain injury, complications for long term management of neurological conditions, multiple sclerosis and rare neurological conditions. Professor Mike Barnes, Group…

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Christchurch Group Behavioural Specialist, Jamie Scott, is presenting at the relaunch event of the West Midlands Acquired Brain Injury Forum (WeMABIF) on Friday 16 September. Jamie will be discussing his years of experience and expertise in his presentation “Challenging behaviour in brain injury; context and treatment.” The presentation will look at how contextual ideas around culture and beliefs shape…

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Christchurch Group has joined forces with the National Neurological Rehabilitation Chambers, a new organisation which brings together medico-legal experts around the country to provide expert witness testimony for injured individuals. When a person suffers a life-changing injury or illness, expert testimony can provide the courts with evidence to better understand the impact of the injury and subsequent…

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The Brain and Spine Foundation’s Life after a Subarachnoid Haemorrhage Conference is taking place on Saturday 5 November 2016. Christchurch Group is happy to be supporting the UK’s first conference dedicated to subarachnoid brain haemorrhage (SAH). The conference, part of the charity’s commitment to improve the quality of life of people affected by neurological problems, brings…

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