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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 […]

Headways join forces to launch Lowestoft homecare service

Headway Suffolk and Headway Norfolk and Waveney are to join forces to provide specialist homecare support for adults with brain injury, stroke and neurological conditions in Lowestoft. The two charities already provide day service support to hundreds of adults at numerous hubs, including Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds, Felixstowe, Norwich and Gorleston, as well as homecare […]

Tarrant & Hawking Headline Neuro Conference

Neurology charity Headway Suffolk hosts its fifth annual Neuro Conference on Wednesday 16 October at Wherstead Park in Ipswich from 9.30am – 4.30pm. This year’s event promises to be another highlight in Suffolk’s calendar with five eminent keynote speakers to address delegates on stroke, dementia, autism, brain injury and neurology.     Line up: 1 […]

Weekend of trailing raises £1,500 from Suffolk riders

A group of 65 motorcyclists combined a weekend of trail riding fun in the Suffolk and Norfolk countryside with raising a fantastic £1,500 for Headway Suffolk. The Suffolk Trail Riders (STR), a green lane motorcycle club riding byways and unclassified country roads all around England, organised the Iceni weekend event in April in their latest […]

Brain Injury survivors share their stories during ABI Week

Local brain injury survivors Amy Cowley and Ruby Alston have shared their stories to help raise awareness of brain injury and the work of Headway Suffolk during Action for Brain Injury Week (13-19 May). Both Amy and Ruby give candid accounts of the difficulties they tackle in their daily lives and the progression they have […]

Brain Drain: Headway campaign calls for more fatigue awareness

A Suffolk charity has called for more awareness after new statistics showed brain injury survivors suffering with fatigue feel they are being misunderstood. Headway Suffolk has made the claim after a recent survey by the national arm of the charity showed more than two thirds of respondents believe that they have been misunderstood as a […]