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Chris Tarrant speech highlight of Headway Conference

A fascinating speech by broadcaster Chris Tarrant about his experiences of having a stroke was the highlight of Headway Suffolk’s Neuro Conference at Wherstead Park on 16 October. The TV personality, most famous for his presenter role on Who Wants To Be a Millionaire?, spoke about the side of his body going weak and his […]

Chris Tarrant to talk about life after a stroke at Neuro Conference

TV and radio presenter Chris Tarrant has spoken of the importance of Headway Suffolk ahead of his guest speaking slot at the charity’s conference (on Wednesday) (writes Laura Nolan, of the Bury Free Press). Mr Tarrant, who suffered a stroke in 2014, will join Stephen Hawking’s first wife Jane at the neurology charity’s fifth annual […]

Charity Fun Dog Show – 23 October

A charity fun dog day is being held on Wednesday 23 October at Newbourne Village Hall by the Brainy Dogs arm of brain injury charity Headway Suffolk. The fundraising event, which is being held in the half-term holidays, takes place from 11am – 3pm and will have Halloween-themed activities for adults and children with their […]

IPRS Group staff prepare for London marathon walk in support of Headway

A group of 25 staff at independent healthcare specialists IPRS Group will tackle the London Marathon Walk later this month in support of brain injury charity Headway in Suffolk and nationally. Staff at the UK-wide company, which is based in Little Blakenham, near Ipswich, have been taking part in a number of fundraising challenges and […]

Felixstowe Hospital service recognised in East Suffolk awards

The services Headway Suffolk offers to the community and patients at Felixstowe Hospital has been shortlisted as one of three finalists in the East Suffolk Business and Community Awards. The charity, which helps local adults with brain injuries, stroke and neurological conditions, opened a service offering support and rehabilitation activities at the hospital one day […]

Dr Jane Hawking to speak about autism at Neuro Conference

Neurology charity Headway Suffolk is delighted to announce that Dr Jane Hawking will be a keynote speaker at its fifth Neuro Conference on Wednesday 16 October at Wherstead Park in Ipswich. Dr Hawking, an author and teacher, returns for a third successive conference after last year comparing the difficulties faced by disabled people and their […]

Brainy Dogs needs YOUR vote to win National Lottery award

Headway Suffolk’s Brainy Dogs is in the running to win an award for the best National Lottery community and charity project – and it is calling on the people of East Anglia and beyond to help make it happen! The project, which takes rescue dogs who are then trained to become companion dogs for people […]

Headway Suffolk seeks new rehab staff for Halesworth area

Headway Suffolk is looking for new rehabilitation staff as it expands its bespoke homecare and community support services into the Halesworth area. The charity, which supports 250 local adults with brain injury, stroke and neurological conditions, helps users with their recovery and rehabilitation by providing specialised one-to-one support in people’s home to help them with […]

IPRS Group supports Headway locally and nationally

Independent healthcare specialists IPRS Group has adopted Headway Suffolk and national Headway UK as its chosen charities for 2019. The group provides a diverse range of clinical products and services through its four subsidiaries, including IPRS Health, which earlier this month won the Customer Care Award at the East Anglian Daily Times Suffolk Business Awards. […]

Planning Permission Granted for Stephen Hawking Neuro Centre

Plans to develop residential accommodation and a day care centre for brain injury patients has been given approval – and will help to stop people having to travel hundreds of miles for appropriate care (writes the East Anglian Daily Times/Ipswich Star). Headway Suffolk was given the green light for a new base, which will be […]